Dr Sunil Dolwani

Dr Sunil Dolwani

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Practising at

Spire Cardiff Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Sunil Dolwani at Spire include:


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Professional profile

I have NHS clinics in Gastroenterology at University Hospital Llandough in Cardiff. Patients seen in these include those with abdominal pain, heartburn, indigestion like symptoms, diarrhoea, anaemia, inflammatory bowel disease (Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s) etc.

I have a special interest and expertise in new modalities of image enhanced endoscopy and colonoscopy including Narrow Band Imaging and Contrast enhanced endoscopy. I have trained in Japan at the National Cancer Centre Hospital in Tokyo in removal of complex bowel polyps and early gastrointestinal cancers through the endoscope and colonoscope (EMR & ESD). I am the SE Wales lead facilitator for the Welsh Endoscopy Training Network and teaches on advanced Endoscopy and Colonoscopy Courses for Consultants and Trainees in England and Wales.

I am the Lead Screening Colonoscopist for the Bowel Screening Program Wales in Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust and the QA Lead for Colonoscopy for Bowel Screening Wales.

I have a Clinical and Research interests in families/ individuals with familial forms of bowel cancer and bowel polyps. Current research studies include those on surveillance of cases with familial bowel cancer, new techniques in identification and assessment.

Clinical Interests

Advanced endoscopy, therapeutic endoscopy, familial bowel cancer & bowel polyps, barrett’s oesophagus, early gastro-intestinal cancer and removal through endoscopy & colonoscopy, polyposis syndromes, bowel cancer screening

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Physicians (Edin)
British Society of Gastroenterology
American Society of Gastro-Intestinal Endoscopy
European Society of Gastro-Intestinal Endoscopy
Welsh Association of Gastroenterology & Endoscopy
Topic Specific Member of NICE Colorectal Cancer Guidelines Update committee
Chair – NISCHR - Screening, Prevention & Early Diagnosis Research Group (SPED)

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Cardiff & Vale University Health Board

Clinical Senior Lecturer, Cardiff University, School of Medicine

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Personal Profile

I enjoy rock climbing, real ale and music.

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Private contact details

Telephone 029 2073 6011