*Dr Patel is available for telephone consultations every evening, Monday to Friday. Please contact Wendie for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org*
Dr Praful Patel is a leading consultant gastroenterologist with over 30 years of experience treating disorders and diseases of both the upper and lower parts of the gastrointestinal tract. His areas of expertise include advanced endoscopy, stomach and bowel disorders, cancers of the GI tract, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, acid reflux and Barrett's oesophagus.
Dr Praful Patel is the senior NHS consultant gastroenterologist at the University Hospital of Southampton and holds a number of Director and leadership positions in practice, management and training locally and nationally. He graduated from the University of Manchester in1986, before moving to London where he carried out the majority of his training.
Private practice is carried out at the Spire Southampton and the Nuffield Health Wessex Hospital. He is frequently asked for advice and second opinions by colleagues, GPs and patients. Overall feedback from patients and colleagues have always been top ranking.
He has supervised research in GI disease for the last 23 years and has supervised several projects at Southampton, nationally and internationally and written over 60 articles and book chapters on endoscopy, Barrett's Oesophagus, GI tract cancers, and H. pylori.