Dr Phillip Mayhead

Dr Phillip Mayhead


Consultant Gastroenterologist

Practising at

Spire Sussex Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Phillip Mayhead at Spire include:

Gastroenterology

Other treatments

  • Breath testing for lactose
  • ERCP

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Professional profile

I have been a Consultant Gastroenterologist for 10 years. I have experience in advanced endoscopy and have been the sole provider of bowel cancer screening for three years for the Hastings and Eastbourne area. My audit figures always surpass the national average for performance.

I undertake the following procedures: Causule Endoscopy, Breath testing for sugar intolerance's, Diagnostic Upper GI Endoscopy, Sigmoidscopy and Colonscopy, ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography, Therapeutic endoscopy, oesophageal, Pyloricpyloric, duodenal and colonic stenting and Endoscopic mucosal resection of large and complex polyps.

I have undertaken approximately 7,000 colonoscopies, 10,000 gastroscopies, 1,000 ERCPs and 400 capsule endoscopies in my NHS and Private Practice.

I have been the head of department for Gastroenterology and Endoscopy for East Sussex Healthcare Trust for three years.

I am an examiner for the National Bowel Cancer Screening Accreditation Process.

Clinical Interests

Bowel disease
Bowel cancer
Colonoscopy
Endoscopy
Gastrointestinal cancer
Gastrointestinal pathology
Inflammatory bowel disease
Liver disease
Motility disorder
Nutrition
Pancreatology

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Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS / University of London (Kings College) / 1997
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

MRCP / Royal College of Physicians, London / 2004
Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians

MSc (Nutrition) / Deakin University, Victoria, Australia / 2005
Masters qualification


Professional memberships

British Society of Gastroenterology


Professional leadership

I am head of department for Gastroenterology and Endoscopy for East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

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Current NHS posts

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust.

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Personal Profile

Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my partner and children. I look forward to weekends horse riding and cycling and an opportunity to get on the motorbike.

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Private contact details

Website https://www.gastrodoctor.co.uk/2015
Private secretary Katy Muir
Private secretary telephone 01323 886505
Private secretary fax 01323 400832
Private secretary email privatepractice@gastrodoctor.co.uk