Consultant Profile

Dr Dharmaraj  Durai

Dr Dharmaraj  Durai MBBS, PhD, FRCP (Edin)
Practicing at:
Spire Cardiff Hospital
  • Gastroenterology
    • Bowel disease
    • Colonoscopy
    • Endoscopy
    • Gastrointestinal cancer
    • Inflammatory bowel disease
Special clinical interests:

Inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis, crohns disease)
Diagnostic and therapeutic Upper GI Endoscopy and Colonoscopy
Dyspepsia (indigestion and ulcer acid disorders), Irritable bowel syndrome, Gastrointestinal  cancer

Research interests:

Newer drug trials in inflammatory bowel disease, health services research in gastroenterology

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Gastroenterologist, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff.
Honorary Clinical Teacher in Medicine, Cardiff University

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

British Society of Gastroenterology
Welsh Association of Gastroenterologists
Society of Physicians in Wales
Cardiff Medical Society
British Medical Asscociation

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
029 2073 6011
Private secretary:
Ms Fiona Houlihan
Private secretary telephone number:
029 2074 4572
Private secretary email address:
Alternate Thursday 8:30am to 10:30 am, Friday 5:30pm to 7:30 pm
Background Information 
Professional profile:

I have been a Consultant Gastroenterologist at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff since January 2011. I completed higher specialty training in gastroenterology in Wales. I worked for four years as a Consultant gastroenterologist in Scotland.

I have wide experience in gastroenterology and deal with a broad range of gastrointestinal disorders including dyspepsia (indigestion, acid, ulcer disorders), diarrhoeal disorders (colitis, crohns disease, coeliac disease), functional bowel disorders (abdominal pain, bloating, altered bowel habits), gastrointestinal cancer. I undertake a full range of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy and colonoscopy.

Personal profile:

I love swimming and enjoy playing tennis and watching cricket.

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