Consultant Profile

Dr Chris Fraser

Dr Chris Fraser MB ChB MD FRCP
Practicing at:
Spire Edinburgh Hospitals and Spire Murrayfield Edinburgh, Spire Shawfair Park Hospital
  • Gastroenterology
    • Bowel disease
    • Colonoscopy
    • Coloproctocology
    • Endoscopy
    • Gastrointestinal cancer
    • Gastrointestinal pathology
    • Inflammatory bowel disease
    • Irritable bowel syndrome
    • Motility disorder
    • Nutrition
    • Obesity
  • Gastro-intestinal
    Special clinical interests:

    Dr Fraser's clinical interests include:
    1. Acid reflux, laryngopharyngeal reflux, refractory or atypical reflux symptoms, dyspepsia
    2. Swallowing difficulty
    3. Constipation, diarrhoea, bloating, abdominal pain, evacuatory problems
    4. Bowel dysfunction relating to hypermobility syndrome and Ehlers Danlos Syndrome
    5. Food intolerance and sensitivity, bacterial overgrowth
    6. Small bowel disorders and disease including Crohn's disease, coeliac disease, other malabsorbtion problems
    7. Bowel cancer screening and removal of bowel polyps to prevent cancer
    8. Endoscopy (gastroscopy including transnasal endoscopy, colonoscopy, capsule endoscopy, double balloon enteroscopy, the Stretta endoscopic antireflux procedure, the Obalon gastric balloon for weight loss)

    Research interests:

    Dr Fraser's academic interests include:
    1. Minimally invasive endoscopy 
    2. Advanced and therapeutic small bowel endoscopy techniques 
    3. Novel endoscopic resection techniques and endosurgical therapies 
    4. Endoscopic resection techniques 
    5. Laparo-endoscopic (“hybrid”) procedures
    6. Endoscopic anti-reflux and weight loss therapy 
    7. Improving colonoscopy insertion techniques

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant Gastroenterologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

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

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

    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    0131 316 2530
    Private secretary:
    Mary Boyle
    Private secretary telephone number:
    Private secretary fax:
    Private secretary email address:
    Personal email address:
    Monday am (Murrayfield or Shawfair)
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Dr Fraser is a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. He was previously Consultant Gastroenterologist at St Mark's Hospital, Harrow for 10 years until relocating to Edinburgh. He qualified MB ChB from Edinburgh University in 1992 with post graduate training in Aberdeen, Birmingham, Manchester and London. He achieved MRCP in 1996, was awarded an MD in 2004 for studies of the neurophysiologic control of swallowing and became FRCP in 2009. He undertook the 1st advanced endoscopy fellowship at The Wolfson Unit for Endoscopy at St Mark's Hospital in 2003. While at St Mark's, he was a nationally accredited NHS bowel cancer screening specialist in colonoscopy. 

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    Dr Chris Fraser

    Dr Chris Fraser Gastroenterology & Gastro-intestinal Consultant, private hospital specialist.

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