Dr Dharmaraj Durai
MBBS, PhD, FRCP (Edinburgh)
"Spire Cardiff Hospital has high class facilities including a JAG accredited endoscopy unit. Staff and management are very supportive and place patients at the centre of care."
I am experienced in managing patients with various gastrointestinal problems. I have done over several thousand endoscopies (OGD) and Colonoscopies. I completed my postgraduate and higher specialist training in UK.
My NHS practice is based at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff where I do specialist gastroenterology clinics and endoscopy lists. I undertake research and currently involved in International clinical trials in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Colitis, Crohn's disease).
I have published articles in peer reviewed gastroenterology journals.
I have an honorary title as teacher at the Cardiff University. As part of my NHS post I also teach medical students and deliver lectures to junior doctors and trainees attached to the South Wales training programme. I have also given lectures to general practitioners in South Wales.
COVID-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service at Spire Cardiff Hospital.
MBBS, PhD, FRCP (Edinburgh) / Madras Medical College (MMC) / 1995
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Doctor of Philosophy
MBBS is a degree that one obtains on qualifying as a doctor. PhD - Doctor of philosophy is a higher degree.
Society of Physicians in Wales
Certificate of completion of Specialist training in Gastroenterology, United Kingdom (2006)
Doctor of Philosophy PhD - University of Wales Swansea 2005
I enjoy spending my spare time playing tennis, table tennis or badminton with my wife and children. I try to keep fit by swimming or exercising in a local club.