Dr Fraser Cummings

Consultant Gastroenterologist

MBChB, BMSc (Hons), MRCP(UK), DPhil, FRCP


Specialises in

  • Irritable bowel disease
  • Upper and lower GI problems
  • Endoscopic procedures
I studied in Dundee before undertaking clinical training and research in Glasgow and Oxford. I look after general gastroenterology including patients with upper and lower GI problems such as dyspepsia, iron deficiency anaemia, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and rectal bleeding. I perform endoscopic procedures such as gastroscopy, sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy.I have a strong subspecialist interest in inflammatory bowel disease (which includes Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis and microscopic colitis).I have continued to develop my research interest in the field and am a local Principle Investigator for a portfolio of clinical and basic science studies. I have strong local, regional and national collaborations. I am clinical lead for the National IBD Registry and also a member of the IBD Standards group.I spent five years developing my clinical and research interests in inflammatory bowel disease at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, prior to starting work as a Consultant Gastroenterologist and clinical lead for IBD services at Southampton General Hospital in 2009.
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General Medical Council Number: C4217815

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Fraser Cummings at Spire include:

Gastroenterology

Other treatments

  • Inflammatory bowel disease

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Southampton General Hospital

Personal profile

I am married with two children and enjoy cycling as well as relaxing with my family.

Financial interests

Holds less than 0.1% of the shares in Spire Healthcare Group Plc

Contact information

Private secretary Tina McEnaney
Private secretary telephone 023 8091 4520
Private secretary fax 023 8076 4994
Private secretary email Tina.McEnaney@spirehealthcare.com