Consultant Profile

Dr Sunil Dolwani

Dr Sunil Dolwani MBBS; MD; FRCP
Practicing at:
Spire Cardiff Hospital
  • Gastroenterology
    • Bowel disease
    • Colonoscopy
    • Endoscopy
    • Inflammatory bowel disease
Special clinical interests:

Sub Speciality:

Gastrointestinal Disorders
Upper GI Endoscopy
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Advanced Polypectomy and Endoscopic Mucosal Resection & Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection,
Barrett’s Oesophagus
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Gastro-oesophageal Reflux disease
Bowel cancer screening

Clinical Interest:

Advanced Endoscopy
Therapeutic Endoscopy
Familial Bowel cancer & Bowel polyps
Barrett’s Oesophagus
Early gastro-intestinal cancer and removal through endoscopy & colonoscopy
Polyposis syndromes
Bowel cancer screening

Research interests:

Interval colorectal cancer
Serrated polyps & neoplasia in the bowel
Bowel cancer screening outcomes & early cancer management
Genetic basis for bowel cancer
Cancer arising in inflammatory bowel disease

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Gastroenterologist & Clinical Senior Lecturer- Gastroenterology
Cardiff University, School of Medicine
Cardiff & Vale University Health Board


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

Royal College of Physicians (Edin)
British Society of Gastroenterology
American Society of Gastro-Intestinal Endoscopy
European Society of Gastro-Intestinal Endoscopy
Welsh Association of Gastroenterology & Endoscopy
Topic Specific Member of NICE Colorectal Cancer Guidelines Update committee
Chair – NISCHR - Screening, Prevention & Early Diagnosis Research Group (SPED)

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
029 2073 6011
Background Information 
Professional profile:

General Gastroenterology: Dr Dolwani has NHS clinics in Gastroenterology at University Hospital Llandough in Cardiff. Patients seen in these include those with abdominal pain, heartburn, indigestion like symptoms, diarrhoea, anaemia, inflammatory bowel disease (Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s) etc.

Endoscopy: Dr. Dolwani has special interests and expertise in new modalities of image enhanced endoscopy and colonoscopy including Narrow Band Imaging and Contrast enhanced endoscopy. He has trained in Japan at the National Cancer Centre Hospital in Tokyo in removal of complex bowel polyps and early gastrointestinal cancers through the endoscope and colonoscope (EMR & ESD). He is the SE Wales lead facilitator for the Welsh Endoscopy Training Network and teaches on advanced Endoscopy and Colonoscopy Courses for Consultants and Trainees in England and Wales.

Bowel Cancer Screening: Lead Screening Colonoscopist for the Bowel Screening Program Wales in Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust and the QA Lead for Colonoscopy for Bowel Screening Wales.

Familial Bowel Cancer and Colonic Polyposis: Clinical and Research interests in families/ individuals with familial forms of bowel cancer and bowel polyps. Current research studies include those on surveillance of cases with familial bowel cancer, new techniques in identification and assessment.

Personal profile:

I enjoy Rock climbing, Real Ale & music

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Dr Sunil Dolwani

Dr Sunil Dolwani Gastroenterology Consultant, Cardiff, private hospital specialist.

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