Condition: Stomach ulcer

Iqbal Khan

Consultant Gastroenterologist

About Dr. Khan

Dr. Iqbal Khan, a distinguished Consultant Gastroenterologist affiliated with Northampton General Hospital and holding the esteemed position of Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Universities of Oxford and Leicester. Dr. Khan’s illustrious career spans leadership roles in Endoscopy and Gastroenterology services, where he oversaw the efficient operations of a bustling endoscopy unit catering to a population nearing half a million, with a primary focus on GI cancer patient care.

In his comprehensive medical practice, Dr. Khan addresses a wide spectrum of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and General (internal) Medicine concerns. His expertise encompasses the diagnosis and treatment of GI cancer, abdominal pain, liver disease, pancreatic disorders, irritable bowel syndrome, nutritional issues, and weight management.
With a keen interest in GI cancer and endoscopy, Dr. Khan exhibits exceptional proficiency in various endoscopic procedures, including feeding tube placement, stricture dilatation, stent insertion, polypectomy, variceal banding, and ERCP.

Beyond clinical practice, Dr. Khan is deeply committed to medical education and mentorship. He actively participates in the training of medical students and junior doctors, leveraging his vast experience and knowledge. Furthermore, Dr. Khan is an accomplished author of several medical publications and serves as a moderator for a specialized web application aimed at supporting medical trainees. Additionally, he plays a pivotal role in a mentorship program tailored for aspiring medical students.

Dr. Khan’s academic journey began in Birmingham, where he received his education before obtaining his medical degree (MBChB), BSc (Dual Hons), and PhD from the University of Sheffield. His doctoral research delved into the mechanisms underlying abdominal pain and nausea symptoms in patients. Prior to assuming his consultant role, Dr. Khan underwent rigorous specialist training across prominent hospitals in the West Midlands.

All Professionals at The Gut Clinic UK have an extensive experience and offers latest evidence-based techniques in treating gut pathologies. Dr. Iqbal Khan provides consultation at BMI Three Shires Hospital The Avenue Cliftonville Northampton NN1 5DR.

Initial consultation fees beginning at £200

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    Samuel Ford

    Consultant Upper GI Surgeon

    About Mr Samuel Ford

    Mr. Samuel Ford holds the position of a full-time Consultant Surgeon at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, specializing in general, upper gastrointestinal, and sarcoma surgery. He completed his training in general and upper GI surgery in the South West, and in 2014, after finishing his training, he pursued further specialized fellowships in sarcoma surgery in Birmingham and Milan.
    Having earned a PhD in cancer biology from the University of Birmingham, Mr. Ford spent three years as the Cancer Research UK Clinical Research Fellow. His research focus revolves around optimizing outcomes for patients with soft tissue sarcoma, and he has actively contributed to international consensus statements and published papers on the management of sarcoma and gastrointestinal stromal tumours.
    Additionally, Mr. Ford serves as an honorary senior lecturer at the University of Birmingham. Beyond his expertise in soft tissue sarcoma, he takes a keen interest in neuroendocrine tumors and gastrointestinal stromal tumors. Furthermore, he specializes in the management of benign diseases, particularly hiatal hernias, acid reflux, gallstones, abdominal wall hernias, and lipomas.
    Mr. Ford has a specialized interest in upper GI surgery, encompassing laparoscopic cholecystectomy, anti-reflux surgery, and hiatal hernia repair. He provides a comprehensive range of operative techniques for repairing abdominal wall hernias, including laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair (TEP).
    Specializing in the surgical management of soft tissue sarcomas, neuroendocrine tumors (NETs), and gastrointestinal tumors (GIST), Mr. Ford frequently encounters patients with lumps and bumps, including lipomas, as part of his role as a sarcoma surgeon.
    As a member of several prestigious organizations, Mr. Ford is affiliated with the British Medical Association, the Association of Upper GI Surgeons, the British Sarcoma Group, the Connective Tissue Oncology Society, and the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer.

    All Professionals at The Gut Clinic UK have an extensive experience and offers latest evidence-based techniques in treating gut pathologies. Mr Ford provides consultation at St Andrews Road, Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire, WR9 8DN

    Initial consultation fees beginning at £300

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      Shameen Jaunoo

      Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

      About Mr. Jaunoo

      Mr. Jaunoo completed his medical degree at St. Bartholomew’s & The Royal London School of Medicine. During his undergraduate studies, he dedicated a year to laboratory-based research focused on pancreatic cancer. His postgraduate surgical training took place in the West Midlands, encompassing invaluable experiences in liver transplantation, organ retrieval, hepatobiliary surgery, and esophagogastric cancer surgery at the prestigious Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.

      Recognizing his exceptional contributions to medical knowledge, Mr. Jaunoo earned a Master of Surgery degree with distinction from the University of Edinburgh for his postgraduate research endeavors. Subsequently, he served as a Senior Clinical Fellow in oesophagogastric surgery at Oxford University Hospitals for a period of two years before assuming the role of Consultant Surgeon.

      Mr. Jaunoo is the visionary behind the establishment of the Warwickshire Surgical Research Group, an initiative dedicated to advancing surgical research. His commitment to scholarly pursuits is evident through his numerous peer-reviewed publications and contributions to several book chapters.

      In addition to his research interests, Mr. Jaunoo is deeply passionate about medical education. He has had the privilege of teaching and examining medical students at esteemed universities including Brighton, Warwick, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Bristol, and Oxford. His dedication to teaching excellence has been recognized with two nominations for the prestigious ‘surgical tutor of the year’ award at Oxford University Medical School.

      Mr Jaunoo offer treatment for Esophagogastric cancer surgery, Laparoscopic (keyhole) or open hernia repair, Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery, Endoscopy and Removal of simple skin lesions.

      All Professionals at The Gut Clinic UK have an extensive experience and offers latest evidence-based techniques in treating gut pathologies. Mr Jaunoo provides consultation at Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital, Fordcombe Road, Fordcombe Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN3 0RD

      Initial consultation fees beginning at £250

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        Ahmed Albusoda

        Gastroenterologist, PhD University of London, Honorary senior clinical

        About Mr. Albusoda

        Dr. Ahmed Albu-Soda is an accomplished gastroenterologist affiliated with The Princess Grace Hospital and Nuffield Health at St Bartholomew’s Hospital. His area of expertise encompasses endoscopy, hepatobiliary conditions, and inflammatory bowel disease. Dr. Albu-Soda is renowned for his proficiency in diagnosing and treating various digestive disorders and associated symptoms, such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), abdominal pain, bloating, heartburn, constipation, diarrhoea, and swallowing difficulties. Dr. Albu-Soda is particularly distinguished for his skill in conducting high-volume endoscopic procedures, covering examinations of the oesophagus, stomach, and colon. He has honed his techniques to provide top-tier examinations while prioritizing patient comfort. Notably, he employs innovative methods like trans nasal endoscopy and underwater colonoscopy to minimize discomfort during procedures. Additionally, his advanced training in abdominal ultrasound has proven invaluable in enhancing the precision of gastroenterological assessments.

        His journey in the medical field began with the attainment of his medical qualifications in 2012, followed by specialized training within the esteemed Marie Curie Training Network, where he focused on neuro gastroenterology. Dr. Albu-Soda also pursued a PhD at the University of London, delving into the intricacies of digestive pain. Complementing his extensive education, he completed a postgraduate certificate in general medical ultrasound at King’s College London.

        Beyond his clinical commitments, Dr. Albu-Soda is actively engaged in medical education, holding an honorary senior clinical lectureship at Queen Mary University of London. Furthermore, he dedicates himself to cutting-edge research, with recent publications including titles such as ‘The anatomical basis for transcutaneous auricular vagus nerve stimulation’ and ‘Systemic Review and Meta-Analysis: Conditioned Pain Modulation in Irritable Bowel Syndrome.’

         All Professionals at The Gut Clinic UK have an extensive experience and offers latest evidence-based techniques in treating gut pathologies. Dr. Ahmed Albu-Soda provides consultation at 41-43 Welbeck Street London W1G 8DU and Nuffield Health 38 Giltspur Street London EC1A 7BS.

        Initial consultation fees beginning at £250

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          Yogesh Kumar

          Consultant Upper GI Surgeon

          About Mr. Kumar

          Mr Yogesh Kumar specializes in laparoscopic general and upper GI surgery, with a particular focus on gallstone disease, abdominal wall and groin hernia, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, and hiatus hernia. Mr Kumar also perform procedures to remove lumps and bumps from the body, as well as key surgery for acute appendicitis and ruptured stomach or duodenal ulcers.

          Mr Kumar has an impressive track record, having completed over 500 laparoscopic cholecystectomies and over 150 laparoscopic inguinal and abdominal wall hernia repairs. Despite being a relatively new consultant in the NHS, Mr Kumar continue to expand his experience, particularly in laparoscopic antireflux and hiatus hernia surgery.

          Mr Kumar is a substantive consultant upper GI surgeon at Sandwell Hospital, West Birmingham, where his primary area of expertise cantered on acid-reflux disease and hiatus hernias. Mr Kumar’s medical qualifications and surgical training were obtained in India, and they further honed his skills through advanced surgical training in various Yorkshire hospitals. During this period, he developed a keen interest in keyhole operations for gallstone problems and abdominal wall procedures. To bolster his expertise, Mr Kumar underwent additional training in a well-established UGI cancer and Bariatric unit at Castle Hill Hospital, Cottingham, Hull, before obtaining specialist GMC registration.

          Currently, Mr Kumar holds the position of business rota manager for surgical registrars and foundation year doctors at Sandwell Hospital, West Bromwich. Additionally, he is an educational and clinical supervisor for specialty registrars and foundation year doctors, contributing to the development of future medical professionals.

          Mr Kumar dedicated two years of his professional career in surgical research in the field of pancreatic cancer and obtained a higher MD research degree from UCL, London in 2009. Mr Kumar has around 13 publications in peer-reviewed journals with various presentations related to his research at national and international level.

          All Professionals at The Gut Clinic UK have an extensive experience and offers latest evidence-based techniques in treating gut pathologies Mr Yogesh Kumar provides consultation at Spire Little Aston Hospital, Little Aston Hall Drive, Sutton Coldfield B74 3UP .

          Initial consultation fees beginning at £200

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            Dham Mobarak

            Consultant upper GI and Laparoscopic Surgeon

            About Mr. Mobarak

            Mr. Dham Mobarak is a fully accredited specialist consultant surgeon listed on the General Medical Council’s specialist register for Upper Gastro-Intestinal and Laparoscopic surgery. He currently holds the position of Consultant at the City and Sandwell Hospitals NHS Trust in Birmingham, UK. In addition to his NHS role, Mr. Mobarak also serves as a consultant at several private healthcare institutions, including the Priory Private Hospital, Edgbaston Hospital (Circle Group), Little Aston Spire Hospital, and the Westbourne Centre (Ramsay Healthcare). Furthermore, he holds the esteemed title of Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer within the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Birmingham.

            Within the NHS, Mr. Mobarak operates a specialized Upper Gastro-intestinal and Laparoscopic surgery practice. He possesses a wealth of experience, having qualified and trained in general surgery, and subsequently earning the FRCS fellowship qualification in surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Glasgow in 1997.

            In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Mr. Mobarak is dedicated to educating and mentoring the next generation of surgical talent. He imparts surgical skills and techniques to trainees in Surgery, nurturing them to become the consultant surgeons of the future. He maintains regular commitments to various training courses, where he teaches the intricacies of laparoscopic surgery and acts as a supervisor, guiding junior surgeons in their surgical endeavors. Furthermore, he assumes the role of a supervisor for medical students pursuing studies in medicine at the University of Birmingham.

            Mr. Mobarak also organizes and leads laparoscopic Hernia courses and laparoscopic Cholecystectomy courses, sharing his expertise and knowledge with aspiring surgeons.

            His professional interests extend to his thriving private practice, where he specializes in Upper GI surgery, Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic hernias, and laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery. With advanced laparoscopic skills and a keen focus on Gastrointestinal surgery, Mr. Mobarak remains at the forefront of his field.

            All Professionals at The Gut Clinic UK have an extensive experience and offers latest evidence-based techniques in treating gut pathologies. Mr. Dham Mobarak provides consultation Priory Hospital Priory Road Edgbaston Birmingham B5 7UG

            Initial consultation fees beginning at £200

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              Yirupaiahgari Viswanath

              Consultant General, Upper GI, Laparoscopic, Robotic and Endoscopic Surgeon

              About Professor Viswanath

              Professor Viswanath YKS is a highly experienced general surgeon specializing in upper gastrointestinal disorders, laparoscopic procedures, and endoscopic surgeries, boasting over two decades of expertise in the field. He earned his qualification in 1989 and underwent extensive training in the Tyne and Tees regions as well as in Leeds. Prof. Viswanath has previously held the esteemed position of leading the Upper-Gastrointestinal oncology team and has served as the Cancer Lead clinician for the trust, Network Chairman, overseeing various oncological specialties.

              Prof. Viswanath’s clinical practice encompasses the diagnosis and treatment of a diverse range of gastrointestinal conditions, including hernias, gallstones, acid reflux, hiatus hernias, achalasia, upper GI cancers, and he is particularly renowned for his proficiency in advanced laparoscopic surgeries and various endoscopic procedures, including endoscopic myotomy, mucosal resection,dilatation and stent placement. He routinely performs laparoscopic surgeries for reflux, hiatal hernia, complex revisional surgery inclding placement of magenic device for reflux (Linx). 

              Notably, he has established the STRETTA (Endoscopic Anti-reflux Radio-frequency Treatment) center in the United Kingdom, pioneering the use of restech pH studies for the evaluation and management of patients suffering from acid reflux and LPR (laryngopharyngeal reflux), characterized by symptoms like chronic cough, a sensation of throat blockage, and hoarseness.

              Professor Viswanath is a prominent figure in his field and is President Elect for BBUGSS ( British Benign Upper GI Surgical Society).His commitment to excellence is underscored by his receipt of the esteemed National Clinical Excellence Awards in 2011, 2015, 2018 and 2022 as well as the distinguished National HSJ Award and BMJ Leadership award(finalist). Furthermore, his peers within the medical community have recognized his expertise, as evidenced by his elected representative roles for laparoscopic surgery within the British Benign Upper GI Surgical Society and the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland.

              In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Prof. Viswanath is actively engaged in medical education and training and has gained recognition as a national leader in laparoscopic and endoscopic training.

              All Professionals at The Gut Clinic UK have an extensive experience and offers latest evidence-based techniques in gut pathologies. Prof. Viswanath’s provides consultation at Nuffield Health Tees Hospital, Junction Road Norton STOCKTON-ON-TEES TS20 1PX (01642360100) and Ramsay Tees Valley Hospital, Church Lane Acklam Middlesbrough TS5 7DX (01642130791, 01642737854), BMI Woodlands Hospital, Morton Park, Darlington, DL14PL.(01325341700)

              Initial consultation fees beginning at £250

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                Sayan Bhattacharya

                Consultant General Surgeon

                About Mr. Bhattacharya

                Mr. Bhattacharya is an experienced Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon specializing in benign conditions, practicing in Manchester, UK. He holds a comprehensive training background in the UK and is duly registered as a specialist in General Surgery. Mr. Bhattacharya is proficient in performing various surgical procedures, ranging from simple open surgeries to more intricate day-case and inpatient operations.

                His primary area of expertise lies in minimally invasive (laparoscopic) surgery, a technique known for its advantages such as smaller incisions, reduced post-operative discomfort, and quicker recovery times. In the private sector, Mr. Bhattacharya collaborates with a dedicated team of administrative professionals who are committed to providing prompt responses to your inquiries and scheduling appointments that align with your convenience.

                Mr. Bhattacharya completed his surgical training within the NHS in the UK, spanning from 2003 to 2016. In 2015, he achieved the prestigious FRCS (Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons) qualification. Since 2017, he has held a coveted place on the GMC’s Specialist Register for General Surgery.

                Mr. Bhattacharya contributes significantly to medical education and training within the NHS, holding recognition from the General Medical Council (GMC) as a Trainer for Surgical Trainee doctors. He is also accredited by the Joint Advisory Group on Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (JAG) as an Upper GI Endoscopist and Endoscopy Trainer.

                Furthermore, he possesses parallel qualifications in the realms of Cancer Research (MD) and Undergraduate Medical Education, having earned a Post Graduate Award from Warwick University. In addition, he holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Medical Law from De Montfort University. Notably, Mr. Bhattacharya has enhanced his skill set by completing Pearsons BTEC Level 7 Certificates in Investigative Law, Evidence, Report Writing, and Courtroom Skills, following specialized training in these pertinent areas with Bond Solon.

                All Professionals at The Gut Clinic UK have an extensive experience and offers latest evidence-based techniques in treating gut pathologies. Mr. Bhattacharya provides consultation at The Highfield Hospital, Manchester Road, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL11 4LZ and The Beardwood Hospital Circle Health Group Preston new Road, Blackburn BB2 7AE

                Initial consultation fees beginning at £200

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