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Date: 25 September 2020

Time: 01:01

Consultant directory

With so many consultants, all with special interests, we appreciate it can be difficult for GPs to make the right referral choice, and it can be confusing for patients.

This consultant directory is offered as an easy reference guide to the specific clinical services and interests of all the consultants working at or for University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust.

Browse by category results: gastrointestinal medicine

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    Dr Ralph Boulton

    Dr Ralph Boulton, Consultant Gastrointestinal

    Graduated with honours from London in 1987, followed by postgraduate training in London, Oxford and Cambridge. Moved to Birmingham after completing PhD at the Hammersmith Hospital. Clinical interests are inflammatory bowel disease and endoscopy.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5911
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    Dr Neeraj Bhala

    Dr Neeraj Bhala, Consultant Gastroenterologist

    Clinical & research background from West Mids, Oxford, London & Wellington, NZ. General & specialist treatment of common gastrointestinal & liver diseases. Interest in population health science, preventing GI cancers and upper & lower GI endoscopy.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4987
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    Dr Rachel Cooney

    Dr Rachel Cooney, Consultant Gastroenterologist

    Qualified in Dublin and trained at Mater and St James' Hospital Dublin and at the Mayo Clinic Rochester. PhD for work on the genetics and immunology of Crohn's Disease and have an interest in enteral feeding issues and inflammatory body disease.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 5909
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    Dr Sheldon Cooper

    Dr Sheldon Cooper, Clinical Lead - Endoscopy

    Graduated from University of Birmingham, 1996. Doctoral research into the aetiology of oesophageal adenocarcinoma. Specialises in intestinal failure and clinical nutrition, providing home parenteral nutrition, IBD and upper GI cancer.

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    Dr Jason Goh

    Dr Jason Goh, Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist, Postgraduate Clinical Tutor

    Graduated with Honours from Trinity College Dublin. Special interests: Inflammatory bowel disease, Bowel cancer screening, advanced colonoscopy, GI motility, medical education. Associate editor of World Journal of Gastroenterology.

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    Dr Marietta Iacucci

    Dr Marietta Iacucci, Reader in Gastroenterology (UoB) and Honorary Consultant Gastroenterologist

    Graduated from Univ of Rome. Obtained her PhD in 2010. Member of the ASGE committee and the BSG Clinical Research Group for endoscopy. Research focus is on advanced endoscopic imaging including confocal laser and molecular labeling, and IBD.

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    Professor Tariq Iqbal

    Professor Tariq Iqbal, Consultant Gastrointestinal

    He has clinical interests in hollow organ gastroenterology and general hepatology, with particular interest in coeliac disease and iron metabolism. His research focuses on cell biology and the uptake and handling of iron by the gastrointestinal tract.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4988
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    Dr Kate Kane

    Dr Kate Kane, Clinical Service Lead - Gastroenterology

    Her clinical and research interests are inflammatory bowel disease, nutritional support and endoscopy. She completed all her training - from medical school to consultant level - in Birmingham.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 4971
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    Dr Shrikanth Pathmakanthan

    Dr Shrikanth Pathmakanthan, Consultant Gastroenterologist

    Qualified in Dublin in 1991. After his MRCPI moved to Nottingham for his doctoral thesis. He did specialist GI training in Sheffield. Specialises in luminal gastroenterology and therapeutic endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography.

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