Dr Nishant Gautam
Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist
MBBS, MRCP (Gastro), FRCP (London)
I have been a Consultant Gastroenterologist for over five years. I specialise in all aspects of gastroneterology and liver diseases including irritable bowel syndrome, functional gut disorder, acid reflux, coeliac disease liver dysfunction including fatty liver, inflammatory bowel diseases and pancreatobiliary disorders. I am very approachable and listen to my patients concerns and work very hard to help them in managing their health conditions.
My special interests within the specialty are management of of all aspects of liver diseases as well as advanced endoscopy. I have significant experience in management of complex pancreatic diseases including acute and chronic pancreatitis as well as problems with bile duct related to stones or strictures.
I am a skilled endoscopist and JAG certified endoscopy trainer. I undertake complex endoscopies at my NHS practice.
I have an expertise in full range of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures. I regularly perform gastroscopy, colonoscopy and polypectomy, endoluminal stenting, endoscopic ultrasound and ERCP. I have performed more than 5000 endoscopic procedures till date in my NHS practice.
I did my post graduate gastroenterology training from West Midlands, including one year at Birmingham Liver unit. After finishing my post graduate training, I did one year of advanced endoscopy fellowship at University Hospitals of Coventry & Warwickshire.
I was awarded a prestigious travelling fellowship by the British Society of Gastroenterology for the year 2018 where I learnt new endoscopic techniques from world’s leading endoscopist at Hamburg, Germany.
I was also awarded fellowship by World Endoscopy Organisation School of EUS (WISE) for the year 2021 and successfully completed training programme for Endoscopic ultrasound. I was awarded fellowship by Royal College of Physicians of London in 2020.
I am Upper GI/HPB Cancer Lead at my NHS hospital. I have excellent relationship with other colleagues including surgeons, radiologists and other healthcare professionals to achieve best outcome for my patients with complex health needs. I enjoy teaching and supervise post graduate trainees in gastroenterology at my NHS hospital.
I take active part in research and have published in International Journals.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Nishant Gautam at Spire include:
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Member of British Society of Gastroenterology
Fellow of Royal College of Physcians, London
Member of World Endoscopy Organisation (WEO)
Member of British Association for Study of Liver (BASL)
Lead for Upper GI/HPB Cancer at Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
Hepatology Lead at Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
Secretary for the Pancreatobiliary Committee at British Society of Gastroenterology
Digital Lead for the Medicine Division at Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
I love spending time with my wife and two lovely kids. I also enjoy playing tennis and cricket in my spare time.