Dr Vishwaraj Vemala

Dr Vishwaraj Vemala

Consultant Hepatologist
MBBS, MRCP (UK), MRCP (Gastroenterology)

Practising at

Spire Leicester Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Vishwaraj Vemala at Spire include:



Other treatments

Dr Vemala treats Liver disease and his area of expertise include various aspects of Hepatology; Fatty Liver disease, Autoimmune Hepatitis, Cholestatic Liver disease, (PSC and PBC), Viral Hepatitis, Cirrhosis of the Liver, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy and Gastroscopy, Colonoscopy and ERCP.

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Professional profile

I graduated from Bangalore University 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.

Clinical Interests

Bowel disease
Gastrointestinal pathology
Inflammatory bowel disease
Liver disease
Motility disorder

Special Clinical Interests: Liver disease

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Qualification and professional memberships

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)

Professional memberships

Medical Protection Society
European Association of Study of Liver, EASL
General Medical Council

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Hepatologist, University Hospitals Leicester NHS Trust

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Research and Publication


Long-term outcomes following percutaneous hepatic vein recanalization for Budd–Chiari syndrome

Evaluation of coagulation abnormalities in acute liver failure
October 2012

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Personal Profile

I am a running enthusiast and love long distance running including Marathons. Other activities include badmintion 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.

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Private contact details

Telephone 0116 265 3685
Private secretary Spire Medical Secretaries Office
Private secretary telephone 0116 265 3014
Private secretary fax 0116 272 9009
Private secretary email