Dr Rami Sweis is a leading consultant gastroenterologist with advanced experience in both upper and lower gastrointestinal (GI) disorders as well as advanced endoscopy. He has extensive expertise working with a spectrum of conditions including swallowing problems (dysphagia), reflux disease, endoscopic treatments, stomach problems, constipation, diarrhoea and oesophagal problems.
After obtaining his Bachelors in Biology and Psychology in 1994 from the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr Sweis went on to complete his primary medical qualification at the University of Edinburgh in 1999. He also became a member of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE). His training took place in various prestigious medical institutions, including King's College Hosptial and Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals where he also achieved his PhD in 2012.
Being highly experienced in upper GI physiology and an advanced endoscopist, Dr Sweis is in the unique position to offer patients an alternative approach to manage many GI conditions, from behavioural modification therapy to complex endoscopic treatment.
As well as committing to the highest possible patient care, he also dedicates his career to teaching future specialists - he was awarded the Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) in 2018 and holds an Honorary Associate Professor position at University College London (UCL). He is also the President of the Association of GI Physiologists (AGIP) and a member of the Upper GI Endoscopy team at UCLH. Furthermore, he is actively involved in research that aims to expand the knowledge and treatment capabilities for conditions such as achalasia, Barrett’s oesophagus, gastric dysplasia and upper GI cancer.