Dr Ashish Kumar Awasthi

Consultant Gastroentrologist
MBBS MD MRCP CCT (Gastroenterology and General Medicine)

"The staff at Spire Hospital are dedicated to provide the best possible patient experience."

Practising at

Spire Little Aston Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Ashish Kumar Awasthi at Spire include:


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Professional profile

I have worked as a Consultant Gastroenterologist for over 9 years and have gained expertise in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy. I have also got interest in 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 nearly 15 years.

In addition to my clinical work , I enjoy teaching and am an academy tutor for undergaduates from Birmingham Medical School. I also teach postgraduates and am an examiner for MRCP PACES for the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. I am also training lead for endoscopy at my NHS practice.

I am a 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.

Clinical Interests

Bowel disease
Gastrointestinal cancer
Gastrointestinal pathology
Gastrointestinal surgery
Inflammatory bowel disease
Liver disease
Motility disorder

Private contact details

Telephone 0121 580 7151
Private secretary telephone 01922 721172 ext 7151
Private secretary email
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Qualification and professional memberships

MB BS / Allahabad University India / 1994
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
MBBS is a graduate degree for physicians.

Professional memberships

Fellow of Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh
Member of American Gastroenterology Association

Professional leadership

Lead for Clinical Nutrition at WHC NHS Trust
Training Lead Endoscopy at WHC NHS Trust

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Current NHS posts

Consultant at Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust, Honorary Consultant at University Hospital Birmingham

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Research and Publication


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.

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Personal Profile

I enjoy spending my spare time with my wife and two sons.

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