Dr Chris Fraser

Dr Chris Fraser

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Practising at

Spire Edinburgh Hospitals Murrayfield and Shawfair Park

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Chris Fraser at Spire include:



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Professional profile

Availability - Spire Murrayfield: Wednesdays 8am-3.30pm. Spire Shawfair: Monday 9.30am-4.30pm, 1pm-4.30pm alternate weeks.

I am a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. I was previously Consultant Gastroenterologist at St Mark's Hospital, Harrow for 10 years until relocating to Edinburgh. I qualified MB ChB from Edinburgh University in 1992 with post graduate training in Aberdeen, Birmingham, Manchester and London.

I achieved MRCP in 1996, was awarded an MD in 2004 for studies of the neurophysiologic control of swallowing and became FRCP in 2009. I undertook the 1st advanced endoscopy fellowship at The Wolfson Unit for Endoscopy at St Mark's Hospital in 2003. While at St Mark's, I was a nationally accredited NHS bowel cancer screening specialist in colonoscopy.

I work in Spire Shawfair Park's endoscopy suite which holds JAG accreditation.

Clinical Interests

Bowel disease
Gastrointestinal cancer
Gastrointestinal pathology
Inflammatory bowel disease
Motility disorder

Dr Fraser's clinical interests include: 1. Acid reflux, laryngo-pharyngeal 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 malabsorption 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).

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

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

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

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Private contact details

Telephone 0131 334 0363
Private secretary Ms Tilly Reay - 0131 341 4555
Private secretary fax 0131 3414556
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