Dr Mark Whitehead

Dr Mark Whitehead

Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist

Practising at

Spire Sussex Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Mark Whitehead at Spire include:


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Professional profile

Dr Whitehead is a consultant physician and gastroenterologist at the Conquest Hospital, Hastings. Having qualified in 1984 at Westminster Medical School, Dr Whitehead continued his medical training at The Kent and Canterbury Hospital, Conquest Hospital and St Thomas' Hospital, London. Dr Whitehead was then a research fellow in gastroenterology at St Thomas' Hospital investigating the treatment of helicobacter pylori, in particular, the effects of metals.Following this Dr Whitehead took a senior registrar post in medicine and gastroenterology in Swansea and Cardiff.

His special interests are in endoscopy, nutrition, dyspepsia and peptic ulcer disease. He has published research on treatment of non-ulcer dyspepsia, treatment of helicobacter pylori, trace metal absorption and causes of abnormal liver function tests.

Clinical Interests


Dyspepsia and peptic ulcer disease

Private contact details

Private secretary Mandy
Private secretary telephone 01424 757414
Private secretary fax 01424 757453
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Current NHS posts

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Conquest Hospital, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

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Personal Profile

Dr Whitehead is a keen walker and ornithologist.

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