Dr Vishwaraj Vemala
MBBS, MRCP (UK), MRCP (Gastroenterology), PG Dip Transplant Hepatology (CANADA)
I graduated from Bangalore University in 1999, and completed my post graduate training in Bangalore in 2002. I completed my basic specialist training in London (2006) at the prestigious St George's University Hospital, then undertook a period of research in the Dame Sheila Sherlock Liver Unit at the Royal Free, London (2009).
I completed my specialist training in Gastroenterology at North East Thames, London Deanery. I did my Liver NTN post at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham and undertook further training in Hepatology and Liver Transplantation in Toronto, Canada.
I have been working as a Consultant Hepatologist in University Hospitals of Leicester since July 2016. I am also a visiting Transplant Hepatology Consultant at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Vishwaraj Vemala at Spire include:
I treat liver disease and my area of expertise include various aspects of Hepatology:
Spire Leicester Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
MBBS / Sri Siddhartha Medical College, Bangalore University / 1999
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
MRCP / UK / 2007
Member of Royal College of Physicians
MRCPS (Glasgow) / Glasgow / 2008
Member of Royal College of Physicians of Glasgow
SCE (MRCP) Gastroenterology / UK / 2013
Specialty Certificate Examination in Gastroenterology
Fellowship / University of Toronto, Canada / 2016
Fellowship in Adult Gastroenterology (Liver Transplantation)
PG Dip Transplant Hepatology (CANADA) / Toronto. Canada / 2016
Post graduate training in liver transplantation
Consultant Hepatologist, University Hospitals Leicester NHS Trust and Hinckley Hospital
Visiting Transplant Hepatology Consultant at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham
I am a running enthusiast and love long distance running, including Marathons. Other activities include badminton and I am a black belt in Tae-kwon Do. Above all, I love to go on long distance family runs with my little kids and my wife.