Consultant Profile

Dr Her-Hsin Tsai

Dr Her-Hsin Tsai MD, FRCP
Practicing at:
Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital
  • Gastroenterology
    • Bowel disease
    • Colonoscopy
    • Endoscopy
    • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Gastro-intestinal
    Special clinical interests:

    Inflammatory bowel diseases, Irritable bowel syndrome, gastroscopy, sigmoidoscopy and biopsy.

    Research interests:

    Epidemiology, cancer, Gastro-Intestinal physiology

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Hull & East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust Consultant Gastroenterology
    Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer University of Hull
    Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Hull
    Consultant Gastroenterologist, Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

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

    British Society of Gastroenterology
    Royal College of Physicians (London)
    British Society of Gastroenterology
    Royal College of Physicians (London)

    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    01482 672444
    Thu 1.30pm - 5pm
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Dr Tsai qualified from Aberdeen University (MB ChB 1983) and worked as a junior doctor in Aberdeen and Glasgow hospitals before taking up a research appointment in Liverpool University. He submitted a doctoral thesis on inflammatory bowel disease which was awarded honours (MD 1991). A further spell of clinical training as senior registrar in Liverpool followed and he was appointed Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist at Castle Hill hospital (Hull and East Yorkshire NHS Trust) in 1993. He has an interest in all aspects of clinical gastroenterology and hepatology and expertise in endoscopic procedures for the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal and liver diseases. He has published over 80 papers, several chapters in books, and a textbook of gastroenterology. He was elected fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 1998 and also a fellow of the European Board of Gastroenterology.Appropriate referrals include patients with abdominal pains,indigestion,nausea,vomiting, jaundice,diarrhoea or constipation,bleeding or changes in the bowel. Referrals may only be made through the general practitioner. He will accept direct GP referrals for endoscopy.For further patient information about stomach and bowel disorders and about endoscopy visit the British Digestive Disorders Foundation web site

    Personal profile:

    He is a keen mountaineer and skier. He has climbed all the Scottish "Munroes" and many of the highest Alpine peaks including the Materhorn and Mont Blanc.He loves music and opera and plays the saxophone badly and may be found on a squeaky top end of a viol quartet. He sings with the Hull Bach Choir. He lives in Beverley and is a member of the Beverley Minster congregation.

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    Dr Her-Hsin Tsai

    Dr Her-Hsin Tsai Gastroenterology & Gastro-intestinal Consultant, Hull, East Yorkshire, private hospital specialist.

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