Dr Vivek Chhaya is a leading consultant gastroenterologist and general physician based in London and Worthing. He sees patients at the BMI Goring Hall Hospital, Spire St Anthony's Hospital, and is also a substantive consultant at University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust where he offers expertise in all forms of advanced endoscopy and gastrointestinal disorders. Dr Chhaya's clinical interests include dyspepsia and reflux, IBS and alternations in bowel habits, Crohn's and colitis, GI cancers, pancreatic and liver disorders.
Dr Chhaya has access to a JAG accredited endoscopy unit, where he carries out investigations for bowel conditions using techniques such as gastroscopy or colonoscopy. He's fully accredited in diagnostic and colonoscopy and therapeutic upper GI endoscopy. He performs advanced endoscopy in the form of oesophageal and enteral stenting, EUS and biopsy, ERCP and biliary stenting, and the removal of polyps.
Dr Chhaya completed his undergraduate training at St Bartholomew's and The Royal London School of Medicine at the University of London in 2005 whilst also attaining first-class honours in Biomedical Engineering. He completed general medical training and went on to gain membership to The Royal College of Physicians. Dr Chhaya undertook specialist training in gastroenterology in the South Thames region. Dr Chhaya has worked at some of London's most prestigious institutions such as The Royal London Hospital, The Royal Marsden Hospital and St Batholomew's Hospital.
He gained his higher degree at St George's Hospital Medical School at the University of London, and he was awarded an MD in 2016. Dr Chhaya currently sits on the specialist training committee for gastroenterology in Sussex, Kent and Surrey. He is currently a substantive consultant with expertise in gastrointestinal disorders and advanced endoscopy. He's helped transform the IBD service in his NHS post and has a supervisory role in medical education.
He has an active role in medical education, supervising junior doctors and gastroenterology trainees. Dr Chhaya regularly teaches on the JAG accredited endoscopy course. He's the cancer lead at the Worthing Hospital for oesophageal, gastric, pancreatic and biliary cancers. Dr Chhaya is an active researcher and has had over 20 articles in international peer-reviewed gastroenterology journals and has also taken part in various conferences worldwide.