Dr Mike Stroud

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Practising at

Spire Southampton Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Mike Stroud at Spire include:


Other treatments

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Nutrition Live Disease

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Professional profile

Mike is a busy consultant gastroenterologist at Southampton General doing a mix of ward work, out-patients and internal telescopic examinations including both gastroscopies and colonoscopies. He looks after all sorts of patients with gastrointestinal problems but have a paticular interest in patients with colitis or Crohns disease, and patients whose problems have led them to difficulties in their maintaining good nutritional health.

Mike leads the hospital nutrition team and has been Clinical Lead for Gastroenterology since 2007. He is considered a national leader in nutritional aspects of patient care and chaired the NICE panel that developed the nutritional care guidelines for the NHS.

Clinical Interests

Inflammatory bowel disease

Private contact details

Telephone 023 8076 4352
Private secretary Debbie Brooks
Private secretary telephone 023 8076 4352
Private secretary fax 023 8052 9750
Private secretary email
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Current NHS posts

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust.

Senior Lecturer in Medicine and Nutrition, Southampton University

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Personal Profile

In addition to his medical career, Mike Stroud is well known for his expeditions to far flung places often in the company of Sir Ranulph Fiennes. He and Sir Ranulph were the first to cross Antartica on foot and unsupported and they were also the first men to run 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days. Mike has been awarded the OBE for human endurance and services to charity (for which he raised £millions) and the Polar medal for services to Artic and Antartic exploration. He has appeared in many TV and radio broadcasts on endurance, exercise and health and in particular was the doctor and endurance expert in the 3 BBC SAS Are You Tough Enough series and the presenter in the BBC series "The Challenge".

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Financial Interests

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

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