Dr Mark Cox

Dr Mark Cox

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Practising at

Spire Little Aston Hospital

Spire Parkway Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Mark Cox at Spire include:


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Professional profile

I have been a consultant gastroenterologist for 20 years. I have a large experience in complex inflammatory bowel disease and therapeutic endoscopy. I have been endoscopy lead for 15 years and have been the upper GI cancer lead for the trust for more than 10 years.

I specialise in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy of both upper and lower GI tract. I have a special interest in inflammatory bowel disease and coeliac disease

I have performed over 15000 upper GI endoscopies, 5000 colonoscopies and 3000 ERCPs of my 20 years as a consultant.

I have been clinical lead for endoscopy for many years and lead for upper GI cancer within the trust. I continue to be clinical director for specialty medicine having been clinical director to the whole medical directorate previously. I am actively involved in the GI training committee for deanery. I also sit on the cancer services committee at Spire Little Aston.

Clinical Interests

Bowel disease
Gastrointestinal cancer
Inflammatory bowel disease
Liver disease
Motility disorder

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Media Coverage

Listen to Dr Cox discuss gut related issues including IBS with a live audience Q&A

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Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS / Kings College London / 1986
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
Primary Medical Degree

Professional memberships

Royal College of Physicians
British Gastroenterology Society

Professional leadership

Clinical Director for Speciality Medicine

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Current NHS posts

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust

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Personal Profile

I have 3 boys and recently become a granddad for the first time. I play golf and cycle regularly. My wife and I love to travel and enjoy great food.

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Private contact details

Telephone 0121 704 5530