Symptom: Abdominal pain

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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        Tushar Agarwal

        Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon

        About Mr. Agarwal

        Mr. Tushar Agarwal is as a well-known Colorectal and General Surgeon at the London North West NHS Trust, encompassing Ealing, St Marks, and Central Middlesex Hospitals. Mr Agarwal successfully completed his Higher Surgical Training through the North West Thames Surgical Rotation, culminating in the award of an FRCS (Intercollegiate), with a specialization in Colorectal Surgery.

        Mr. Agarwal pursued a one-year fellowship in Colorectal Surgery at University College Hospital and Guys & St. Thomas’ Hospital and also trained at the world-renowned Colorectal Unit at Cleveland Clinic in Ohio and the Trauma unit of Charlotte Maxeke Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa.

        Mr. Agarwal specializes in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery, conducting both laparoscopic and open procedures for Colorectal Cancers and Inflammatory Bowel Disease. He routinely performs Proctology procedures, encompassing surgery for haemorrhoids, anal fissures, and anal fistulae, as well as pilonidal sinus surgery. Mr Agarwal has expertise in colorectal cancers and proctology and has been the Multi team Disciplinary Meetings (MDT) lead for colorectal cancers and is an integral member of the St. Marks Colorectal Cancer MDT. Additionally, Mr. Agarwal also undertakes general surgical procedures, including hernia repairs and various emergency general surgical procedures.

        He is recognized as a JAG approved endoscopist and trainer for junior doctors, conducting diagnostic Upper GI Endoscopies and colonoscopies. Mr. Agarwal holds the position of Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College, London and also serves as  a Training Programme Director for Foundation Year Trainees based at Ealing Hospital and acts as a Consultant Trainer at the London Deanery Skills Lab. His expertise is highly regarded within the London North West Deanery, where he serves as a recognized Consultant trainer for higher surgical trainees.

        All Professionals at The Gut Clinic UK have an extensive experience and offers latest evidence-based techniques in treating gut pathologies. Mr Agrawal provides consultation at The Clementine Churchill Hospital,Sudbury Hill, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 3RX and The London Clinic, 20 Devonshire Pl, London, W1G 6BW, Central London (London)

        Initial consultation fees beginning at £250

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          John Camilleri-Brennan

          Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon

          About Mr. Camilleri-Brennan

          Mr. Camilleri-Brennan is a General and Colorectal Surgery Consultant, practicing at Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Stirlingshire (NHS Forth Valley), and in the private sector. He is currently the Lead Clinician for Colorectal Cancer at Forth Valley and the former Clinical lead of the Colorectal Cancer Screening Programme. He also holds the Honorary Clinical Associate Professor in Surgery position with the University of Glasgow.

          In 2022 he was elected Vice-President (Surgical) of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.  He held posts as Associate Director of Surgical Examinations, Regional Advisor, and College Tutor within this College.

          A graduate of the University of Malta, Mr. Camilleri-Brennan received his postgraduate surgical training primarily in Dundee and Aberdeen. He was awarded a Travelling Fellowship by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow that enabled him to pursue further studies in colorectal surgery at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA. His research on rectal cancer led to a doctorate from the University of Dundee.

          Mr. Camilleri-Brennan performs all aspects of general and colorectal surgery, in the particular gall bladder and hernia surgery, surgery for colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease, laparoscopic surgery, and surgery for incontinence and pelvic floor disorders (including rectal prolapse and rectocele) especially following childbirth.

          He is a Principal Investigator in a number of research projects, has published articles in major surgical journals, co-authored chapters in postgraduate surgical textbooks, and has presented prize-winning papers at many national and international meetings. 

          A recognised postgraduate surgical trainer, he is an elected member of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He is the recipient of the prestigious William Cullen Prize from the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh in recognition of his and his team’s colorectal expertise.

          All Professionals at The Gut Clinic UK have extensive experience and offer the latest evidence-based techniques in treating all common gut pathologies. Mr. Camilleri-Brennan provides consultation at Kings Park Hospital, Polmaise Road, Sterling FK7 9JH

          Initial consultation fees beginning at £200

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            Imran Ghanghro

            Consultant Gastroenterologist

            About Mr. Ghanghro

            Dr. Imran Ghanghro is a well-known Consultant Gastroenterologist practicing at Spire Little Aston. Dr. Ghanghro works at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust where was Leading the GI endoscopy department with the responsibility of safely running endoscopies all across the Trust board at Sandwell and City hospital sites, catering to over half a million population.

            Dr. Ghanghro is an experienced gastroenterologist dealing with common gastroenterological problems including dyspepsia, GI motility disorders, Irritable bowel syndrome, Inflammatory bowel disease, liver and pancreatic diseases, and nutrition-related problems.

            Dr. Ghanghro is an endoscopy trainer teaching and assessing another endoscopists. He is JAG (joint advisory group on GI endoscopy) approved endoscopist and has successfully performed thousands of colonoscopies and upper GI endoscopies. He has a specialist interest in Colon cancer screening and Barrett’s esophagus treatments. Dr. Ghanghro is widely published and is a faculty and leader in JAG endoscopy training courses. He is also an examiner for the Royal College of Physicians.

            Dr. Ghanghro performs bowel cancer screening colonoscopies and removes complex polyp from the colon. Dr. Ghanghro is part of complex polyp MDT with the Trust and advices on the management of complex colonic polyps. Dr. Ghanghro has excellent KPI (key performance indicators) for his endoscopy work and has been performing independent endoscopy procedures for over 10 years.

            Dr. Ghanghro has an interest in education and teaching. He is an endoscopy trainer, as well as a faculty and leads on several national JAG endoscopy training courses.

            All Professionals at The Gut Clinic UK have extensive experience and offers latest evidence-based techniques in treating common gut pathologies. Dr. Imran Ghanghro provides consultation at Spire Hospital Little Aston, Sutton Coldfield, B75 3UP.

            Initial consultation fees beginning at £200

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              Irshad Shaikh

              Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon

              About Mr. Shaikh

              Mr. Irshad Shaikh is an experienced Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon based at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and Spire Norwich Hospital. Mr. Shaikh is one of the leading Robotic Colorectal surgeons in all of the UK with only a few to match his experience of Robotic Colorectal surgeries.

              Mr. Shaikh has trained in Scotland with higher surgical training on the Southeast Thames rotation in London. He was awarded an MD (research) degree from the University of Aberdeen in 2008 and a CCT (completion of specialist training in general and colorectal surgery) in 2013.

              Mr. Shaikh went on to complete an RSO fellowship at St Mark’s Hospital, followed by a fellowship in laparoscopic surgery sponsored by Ethicon in 2014.

              Mr. Shaikh led the robotic colorectal program at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Mr. Shaikh is a European-level trainer for robotic colorectal surgery and an experienced proctor accredited by EARCS. He was instrumental in supporting the robotic colorectal cancer surgery programmes in Scottish health boards and several hospitals in England. In addition, he is a trainer for laparoscopic colorectal surgery and also holds the position of College Tutor for the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

              Mr. Shaikh has numerous published several innovative operative procedures in peer-reviewed journals.

              Mr shaikh has a specialist interest in treating anal fistula/fissure surgery, haemorrhoid surgery (including HALO procedure), anal and colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease surgery, rectal prolapse surgery, hernia surgery, and treatment of locally advanced pelvic cancer. The cancer surgery results are published online in peer-reviewed journals.

              All Professionals at The Gut Clinic UK have extensive experience and offer the latest evidence-based techniques in treating all common gut pathologies. Mr. Irshad Shaikh provides consultation at Spire Hospital Norwich, Old Watton Road, Norwich NR4 7TD

              Initial consultation fees beginning at £230

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                Ian Botterill

                Colorectal Consultant Surgeon

                About Mr. Botterill

                Mr Ian Botterill is a Leading Colorectal Consultant Surgeon at Leeds Teaching Hospitals and Spire Hospital, Leeds. Mr Botterill has graduated from prestigious Cambridge University and Manchester University.  Mr Botterill went on to higher surgical training in North West Region where he trained in Hospitals in Sheffield, Liverpool and Leeds. Mr Botterill maintained special interest in colorectal surgery, laparoscopic surgery.

                Mr Botterill is a nationally recognised specialist in colorectal surgery and a lead clinician for colorectal surgery at Leeds Teaching Hospitals. Mr Botterill is also the Clinical Director at Alliance Health Group.

                Mr Botterill has keen interest management of Piles, Anal fistula, Anal Fissures and other Proctology issues also to include Pilonidal sinus, inflammatory bowel disease, advanced endoscopy and managing patients with intestinal failure, and bowel cancer. Mr Botterill conduct specialist clinics at LGI for teenagers who require follow-up into adulthood and patients with radiation enteritis

                Mr Botterill has keen interest in teaching and is a trainer for three UK/European companies who manufacture synthetic and biologic mesh for various abdominal surgeries. Mr Botterill has published his work in national and international journals.

                All Professionals at The Gut Clinic UK have an extensive experience and offers latest evidence-based techniques in treating piles and other colorectal pathologies. Mr Botterill provides consultation at Spire Leeds Hospital.

                Initial consultation fees beginning at £200

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                  John Bunni

                  Consultant Colorectal & General Surgeon

                  About Mr. Bunni

                  Mr. Bunni M.B., Ch.B (Honours), Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery, FRCS [ASGBI Gold Medal] is a Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon at the Royal United Hospital, Bath and Bath Clinic.

                  He completed his Basic Surgical Training in the South West of England, after graduating in Medicine from the University of Bristol “with Honours” in 2005..

                  Following his training, Mr. Bunni has completed a prestigious 1-year Fellowship in “Laparoscopic and Advanced Open Colorectal and Peritoneal Malignancy Surgery” at Basingstoke and also completed a Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery by the University of Strasbourg, France.

                  Mr. Bunni has held numerous teaching positions including “Honorary Clinical Tutor” at the School of Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Bristol, and also “Honorary Clinical Surgical Tutor” for the Severn Deanery. He takes an active role in teaching locally in Bath and the Deanery and has set up a highly popular and successful local weekly teaching programme for junior doctors in Bath. He is also the surgical lead for Physician Associate students.

                  Mr. Bunni has published over 30 peer-reviewed papers in General and Colorectal Surgery; is the Author and Editor of a textbook on Peritoneal malignancy (“A Practical Guide to Peritoneal Malignancy: The PMI Manual” CRC Press, Nov 2019); author of a Textbook on ENT and Head and Neck Surgery (“The Essential Clinical Handbook for ENT Surgery” BPP Learning Media, Sep 2013) and also co-authored the chapter on “Surgery for Rectal Cancer” in the highly acclaimed and popular “Colorectal Surgery Companion Series, 6th Edition” (Elsevier, June 2018). He has also co-authored an online surgical oncology module and numerous local hospital handbooks.

                  Mr. Bunni is currently the Editor and reviewer for 14 Journals in Surgery and has reviewed grant applications for the “Bowel Disease Research Foundation”. He speaks locally and nationally on colorectal surgery.

                  Mr. Bunni has a special interest in colorectal problems (proctology, pelvic floor, and IBD), is colorectal lead for the local gynae-oncology service,

                  He is a member of numerous learned societies, including the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI), the European Society of Coloproctology (ESCP) and The Pelvic Floor Society (TPFS).

                  He provides a measured, thorough, methodical, and bespoke approach to patient’s problems, and is committed and dedicated to delivering the highest quality of personalised care to his patients, and comprehensively audits his work.

                  All Professionals at The Gut Clinic UK have extensive experience and offer the latest evidence-based techniques in treating piles and other colorectal pathologies. Mr. Bunni provides consultation at BMI Bath Clinic Calverton Down Road, Bath BA2 7BR

                  Initial consultation fees beginning at £250

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