Dr Martin Phillips

Dr Martin Phillips

Consultant Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist


I trained in the SE Thames region and qualified in general medicine and gastroenterology. I spent five years at King's College Hospital Liver Unit, a world renowned centre for liver disease, including my research which was in the management of severe alcoholic liver disease.

My main clinical interests are the investigation of abnormal liver function tests, the management of chronic liver disease, the complications of alcoholism, and therapeutic endoscopy, colonoscopy and ERCP.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Martin Phillips at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Endoscopy
  • Gastro-intestinal
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Liver disease

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Additional information

Bowel disease
Inflammatory bowel disease
Liver disease

Special clinical interests: Management of alcohol-related health problems; Treatment of viral hepatitis; Therapeutic endoscopy.

Professional memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians

British Association of the Study of the Liver

European Association of the Study of the Liver

British Society of Gastroenterology - Liver Section Committee

Member Royal College of Physicians - New Consultant Committee Member

  • Alcoholic liver disease management of cirrhosis and the complications


Sun & Sangria - A guide to sensible drinking - Article in the EDP
July 2019

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust

Clinical Director, Department of Gastroenterology

I have three young children and most of my time outside work is spent with my family. When I get the opportunity I like to play tennis, squash, golf and go to the gym.

Telephone 01603 255 574
Private secretary Sarah Cary and Lucy Tansley-Thomas
Private secretary telephone 01603 255 644
Private secretary email sarah.cary@spirehealthcare.com / lucy.tansley-thomas@spirehealthcare.com