Dr Ashish Kumar Awasthi
MBBS, MD, FRCP, CCT (Gastroenterology and General Medicine)
"The staff at Spire Little Aston are dedicated to providing the best possible patient experience."
I have worked as a Consultant Gastroenterologist for over fourteen years and have gained expertise in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy. I have also got interests in Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Inflammatory bowel disease, clinical nutrition, liver diseases excluding chronic viral hepatitis, coeliac disease, acid reflux and peptic ulcer.
I have performed several thousand endoscopic procedures during my career in Gastroenterology, spanning over 18 years.
In addition to my clinical work, I enjoy teaching. I am a senior academy tutor for undergraduates from Birmingham Medical School. I also teach postgraduates and am an examiner for MRCP PACES for the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and I'm also the training lead for endoscopy at my NHS practice and educational supervisor for gastroenterology specialist trainees.
I am an Honorary Consultant at University Hospital Birmingham. I am involved in several clinical trials predominantly involving inflammatory bowel disease through the West Midlands CRN- NIHR Clinical Research Network.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Ashish Kumar Awasthi at Spire include:
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MBBS / Allahabad University India / 1994
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Fellow of Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh
Member of American Gastroenterology Association
Lead for Clinical Nutrition at WHC NHS Trust
Training Lead Endoscopy at WHC NHS Trust
An examination of the relationship between the endoscopic appearance of duodenitis and the histological findings in patients with epigastric pain. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2012; 5(6): 581–587
Consultant at Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
Honorary Consultant at University Hospital Birmingham