Consultant Profile

Dr Mark Whitehead

Dr Mark Whitehead BSc, MBBS, FRCP
Practicing at:
Spire Sussex Hospital
  • Gastroenterology
    • Colonoscopy
    • Endoscopy
Special clinical interests:

Nutrition, dyspepsia and peptic ulcer disease

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Physician & Gastroenterologist, Conquest Hospital, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Year of first medical qualification:
Contact Details 
Private secretary:
Amanda Roots
Private secretary telephone number:
01424 757414
Private secretary fax:
01424 757453
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Whitehead is a consultant physician and gastroenterologist at the Conquest Hospital, Hastings.

Having qualified in 1984 at Westminster Medical School, Dr Whitehead continued his medical training at The Kent and Canterbury Hospital, Conquest Hospital and St Thomas' Hospital, London.

Dr Whitehead was then a research fellow in gastroenterology at St Thomas' Hospital investigating the treatment of helicobacter pylori, in particular, the effects of metals.Following this Dr Whitehead took a senior registrar post in medicine and gastroenterology in Swansea and Cardiff.

His special interests are in endoscopy, nutrition, dyspepsia and peptic ulcer disease.

He has published research on treatment of non-ulcer dyspepsia, treatment of helicobacter pylori, trace metal absorption and causes of abnormal liver function tests.

Personal profile:

Dr Whitehead is a keen walker and ornithologist.

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