Dr Syed Alam

Dr Syed Alam

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist

MBBS, FRCP (London)

"At Spire, I feel the clinical and physical environment is clean, professional and friendly conducive of an excellent clinical care provision for our patients."


Specialises in

  • Gastroenterology
  • Stomach
  • Bowel
  • Liver disease
  • Pancreas

I have been practising medicine for 20 years now and practising gastroenterology and hepatology for the last 15 years.

I look after patients with all kinds of gastroenterology and hepatological presentation (stomach, bowel, liver, pancreas, jaundice gastrointestinal bleeding) when on call and proficient in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy (both upper GI and lower GI, colonoscopy). In particular I look after patients with all kinds of liver diseases.

I completed my specialist training under the national training scheme in the Mersey Deanery in 2014 and obtained my CCT (certificate of completion of specialist training) as well as successfully passing my specialty certificate examination, being awarded SCE in Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

I am practising as a substantive consultant in gastroenterology and hepatology at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital since 2014.

My research interests are in viral hepatitis, complex portal hypertension and hepatocellular carcinoma (Lead Hepatolgist for these) and published in renowned journals.

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General Medical Council Number: C6049164

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Syed Alam at Spire include:

Gastroenterology

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Additional information

MBBS, FRCP / Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Royal College of Physician London / 2001
SCE- Specialty Certificate Examination Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2012


Professional memberships

British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG)

European Association of Liver Disease (EASL)

British Association of Liver Disease (BASL)

Royal College of Physicians London


Professional leadership

Lead Hepatologist for primary liver cancers (HCC)
Complex portal hypertension and viral hepatitis NNUH
East of England teaching and training lead for Gastroenterology

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Having settled in Norwich eight years ago, I enjoy family life with my three beautiful children. To stay mentally and physically healthy I regularly play squash at the UEA and train in the gym three to four times a week. I am also a keen cyclist.

Private secretary Chloe Baker
Private secretary telephone 07440 171 960
Private secretary email chloe.medicalsecretary@outlook.com