Professor Sunil Dolwani

Professor Sunil Dolwani

Consultant Gastroenterologist


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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 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 am the SE Wales lead facilitator for the Welsh Endoscopy Training Network and teach on advanced Endoscopy and Colonoscopy Courses for Consultants and Trainees in England and 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.


Treatment information

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


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Additional information

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

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)

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Cardiff & Vale University Health Board

Clinical Senior Lecturer, Cardiff University, School of Medicine

I enjoy rock climbing, real ale and music.

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