Dr Vishwaraj Vemala

Dr Vishwaraj Vemala

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist

MBBS, MRCP (UK), MRCP (Gastroenterology), PG Dip Transplant Hepatology (CANADA)

Specialises in

  • Liver disease
  • General gastroenterology problems
  • Gastroscopy and colonoscopy
  • Fibroscan
  • Dr Vemala sees adults only

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.


General Medical Council Number: 6083478

Treatment information

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



Other treatments

I treat liver disease and my area of expertise include various aspects of Hepatology:

  • Autoimmune hepatitis
  • Cholestatic liver disease (PSC and PBC)
  • Cirrhosis of the liver
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy and ERCP
  • Fatty liver disease
  • Viral hepatitis

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Additional information

Bowel disease
Gastrointestinal pathology
Inflammatory bowel disease
Liver disease
Motility disorder

Special Clinical Interests: Liver disease

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

Professional memberships

Medical Protection Society

European Association of Study of Liver, EASL

General Medical Council

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.

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 lcmedsecs@spirehealthcare.com