Dr Deven Vani

Dr Deven Vani

Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist

MBBS, MD, FRCP(UK)


Specialises in

  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Liver tests
  • Inflammatory bowel disorders

I am a Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist with 20 years of experience, currently working at Harrogate District Foundation Trust and previously at Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield, Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust.

My sub-speciality interests are in Advance upper and lower GI endoscopic procedures, inflammatory bowel disorders, liver diseases and complex GI problems.

I am the current clinical lead in Gastroenterology and Hepatology services at Harrogate Hospital.

I qualified in 1990 with my primary medical degree MBBS from India and went onto do an MD in General Medicine and Therapeutics. I came to the UK in 1995 and completed my specialist training in Gastroenterology on the Yorkshire Rotation, having worked at St James’ University Hospital, Leeds, York District Hospital, Hull Royal Infirmary, Leeds General Infirmary and Pontefract General Infirmary. I spent over two years on the liver transplant unit at St James University Hospital, where I developed my special interest in liver diseases

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General Medical Council Number: 4609238

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Deven Vani at Spire include:

Gastroenterology

Other treatments

  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Hepatology
  • Inflammatory bowel disorders
  • Liver tests
  • Oesophageal diseases
  • Upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy

Q & A

What is fatty liver disease? Symptoms, causes and diagnosis

Dr Devan Vani, Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist explains that excess fat build-up in the liver is referred to as fatty liver disease. Obesity, diabetes, and excessive cholesterol levels are all linked to it. The mainstay of treatment is lifestyle adjustments such as eating a low-fat, low-carbohydrate diet and exercising regularly in the hopes of losing 5-10% of body weight. 

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Additional information

Gastroenterology
Colonoscopy
Endoscopy
Pancreatology
Nutrition
Obesity
Motility disorder
Liver disease
Inflammatory bowel disease
Gastrointestinal pathology
Gastrointestinal cancer
Bowel disease

General and complex Gastroenterology Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Liver diseases Endoscopies including Upper and Lower GI endoscopies

MBBS / NHL Medical College Ahmedabad Gujarat India / 1990
Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgey

MD General Medicine / NHL Medical College Ahmedabad Gujarat, India / 1994
Doctorate in Medicine


Professional memberships

Honorary Seniour Lecturer in Medicine University Leeds

FRCP (London)

BSG ( British Society of Gastroenterology)

Harrogate District Foundation Trust 

I am married and have two boys. I played cricket in India and remain a keen cricket fan. I also enjoy gardening.