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Bijay is a senior Gastroenterologist with over 15 years of experience in his field offering specialist diagnosis and management of GI and Liver diseases. He was trained at Addenbrookes' Hospital Cambridge, Guy’s& St Thomas’ Hospital, among others.
He was awarded a PhD by the University of London for his Research on Inflammatory Bowel Disease. This work was recognised by awards from the American Gastroenterological Association, the British Society of Gastroenterology and the British Association of Study of the Liver. Some of these discoveries were patented at King’s College, London. He has authored book chapters, Journal articles and expert topic reviews in his field. This academic focus continues to date as he leads the Kent, Sussex and Surrey Clinical Research Network. In the past, he has served as the Clinical Lead for Gastroenterology at MTW NHS Trust and the Training Programme Director at Health Education KSS leading to a number of Clinical Excellence awards in recognition of his achievements.
As a skilled endoscopist, he offers safe and comfortable procedures that exceed National Quality standards. This includes Endoscopy, Colonoscopy and Endoscopic Ultrasound. His NHS clinical time is divided between King’s College Hospital, London and Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust.
Areas of interest
Bowel disease including inflammatory (IBD); Irritable Bowel Syndrome; Endoscopic procedures; Pancreatic cancer; Oesophageal cancer; Stomach; Hepatobiliary(medicine); Colonoscopy; Abdominal pain; Gastro-oesophageal reflux; Oesophagogastic cancer; Interventional endoscopy; Malabsorption; Biliary disease; Cancer diagnosis; Rectal cancer; Endoscopy - therapeutic; Rectal bleeding; Colorectal disease (Lower GI); Colon cancer; Endoscopy - upper GI; Pancreatobiliary diseases; Functional bowel disorders; Liver disease; Hepatitis; Endoscopy - lower GI; Colitis; Crohn's disease; Dyspepsia (indigestion); Colorectal (bowel) cancer; Bile acid malabsorption, FODMAPS; Endoscopic ultrasound; Endoscopic mucosal resection; Polypectomy
- Janice Roberts
- Spire Alexandra Hospital Impton Lane Walderslade CHATHAM ME5 9PG
- 01634 662812
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust.
Liver Unit, King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London.
Inflammatory bowel disease, Pharmacology, Genetics, Advanced endoscopic therapy and diagnostics
NHS Clinical Recognition Awards
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Hindi - Native or bilingual
- Malayalam - Native or bilingual
Reference number 5191334
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Director of Training (Gastroenterology) London Deanery 2012
- Clinical Research Lead Kent, Sussex and Surrey Clinical Research Network 2014
- STC Chairman Kent, Sussex and Surrey Deanery 2013
Affiliations / memberships
British Society of Gastroenterology, American Gastroerological Association, British Association of study of the Liver, Pancreatic Society
- Kent Institute of Medicine & Surgery, ME14 5FT
- 18:00 - 21:30
- 01622 237727
- Spire Alexandra Hospital
- 17:00 - 20:00
- 01634 687166
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
KIMS Hospital, Tel No: 01622 237500
Spire Alexandra Hospital, Telephone No: 01634 687166