Dr Mayur Kumar is a leading Consultant Gastroenterologist specialising in Endoscopy; Acid reflux; Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD); Hepatobiliary diseases; Gastrointestinal, Pancreatic and Colon cancer. He also has a special interest in diseases of the liver, oesophagus, irritable bowel syndrome, pancreatic diseases and coeliac disease.
After completing his specialist training in Internal medicine and Gastroenterology/Hepatology in London and at the South-East, he was awarded his Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST) in 2014. He later trained as a fellow of University College London Hospital where he practised advanced endoscopy and ERCP. He was awarded the prestigious Peter Cotton International Travel Fellowship to visit USA for ERCP training .He is a JAG accredited endoscopist and performs all endoscopic procedures including ERCP and Therapeutic endoscopy.
Dr Kumar is currently the Clinical Lead for the Endoscopy service and GI cancer service at Princess Royal University Hospital, part of King's College Hospital NHS Trust. He also practises privately in various clinics in South London. He is also actively involved in medical students, junior doctors and specialty registrar teaching and training and is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at King's College London and is a faculty member for various training courses in medicine and endoscopy.
During his career, Dr Kumar has presented research papers at both national and international conferences and published many papers in peer-reviewed journals. He has also been involved in clinical research and has ongoing research interests in Pancreato-biliary disease, Hepatology and Endoscopy and is a Principal Investigator for several research studies. He is an active member of British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG), Royal College of Physicians London, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) and World Endoscopy Organisation (WEO).
Dr Kumar is very helpful and has very pleasant bedside manners and excellent communication skills. He is trained in advanced communication skills and is empathetic towards his patients and families as reflected from his patients feedback.