Consultant Profile

Dr Richard Ellis

Dr Richard Ellis MBBS, FRCP, MD
Practicing at:
Spire Portsmouth Hospital
  • Gastroenterology
    • Bowel disease
    • Colonoscopy
    • Endoscopy
    • Gastrointestinal cancer
    • Inflammatory bowel disease
    • Irritable bowel syndrome
    • Liver disease
Special clinical interests:

Reflux and dyspepsia
Irritable bowel syndrome
Inflammatory bowel disease (colitis and Crohn's disease)
Gastrointestinal cancer
Liver disease

Research interests:
Inflammatory bowel disease
Current NHS and /or university posts:
Consultant Gastroenterologist Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

British Society of Gastroenterology
American Gastroenterology Association
Fellow of Royal College of Physicians
Member of St. Marks Hospital Association
Member of UK and Ireland Neuro-Endocrine Tumour Society

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
023 9235 1333
Private secretary:
Carol Pantling
Private secretary telephone number:
023 9235 1333
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Richard Ellis is an experienced gastroenterologist in a broad range of conditions and aims to provide an expert, well balanced opinion and takes particular care to communicate this to his patients.

He qualified in London at Charing Cross and Westminster and completed his specialist training in gastroenterology at several centres of excellence including St Thomas' Hospital, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and the specialised gastroenterology hospital, St Mark's Hospital. He undertook a period of research at St Thomas' Hospital  leading to his thesis in inflammatory bowel disease.

He was appointed Consultant Gastroenterologist at Portsmouth in 1999.

He treats a wide range of gastrointestinal conditions, particularly indigestion, reflux and dyspepsia, irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease (colitis and Crohn's disease). He is an experienced expert endoscopist and is a National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme colonoscopist.

Personal profile:

He is married to another doctor and has two teenage children, who all keep him fairly busy outside his work. He still plays hockey every week and is also a keen fisherman. He is interested in classical music and opera and regularly attends local concerts.

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Dr Richard Ellis

Dr Richard Ellis Gastroenterology Consultant, Portsmouth, private hospital specialist.

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