Dr Amit Gera: Gastroenterology , General (internal) medicine
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Dr Amit Gera

Gastroenterology, General (internal) medicine

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Specialises in

  • Endoscopy
  • Hepatobiliary
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

About me

Dr Amit Gera qualified with distinction from Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ School of medicine in 2000. He undertook his specialist training in gastroenterology in London and South East Thames (2003-2011). He is experienced in all aspects of Gastroenterology and has a particular interest in diseases of the liver.
He undertook a research fellowship at the Liver Unit in King’s College Hospital and gained advanced training in liver disease, viral hepatitis, hepatobiliary medicine, transplantation and critical care. He also provides non-invasive assessment of liver disease including fibroscanning.
Dr Gera has accreditation in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and General Medicine. He is accomplished in endoscopy and colonoscopy and teaches on colonoscopy training courses. In 2010 he was awarded an endoscopy fellowship by the British Society of Gastroenterology to train in advanced therapeutic endoscopy at The Medical University of South Carolina, USA.
Dr Gera is a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist at Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust. He is the Clinical Lead for Upper GI cancer and Viral Hepatitis at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Other roles have included Gastroenterology Training Programme Director for the prestigious South Thames Gastroenterology scheme and he currently runs the regional Gastroenterology education programme.

Areas of interest

Bowel disease including inflammatory (IBD); Colonoscopy; Endoscopic procedures; Dyspepsia (indigestion); Hepatitis; Hepatology; Liver disease; Viral Hepatitis; Irritable Bowel Syndrome; Coeliac Disease; Nutritional Disorders;

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Procedures completed

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (1-5)

    BMI The Blackheath Hospital (1-5)

  • H2003

    Therapeutic colonoscopy with snare loop biopsy or excision of lesion - (1-5)

    BMI The Blackheath Hospital (1-5)

  • H2002

    Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (1-5)

    BMI The Blackheath Hospital (1-5)

  • G8082

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) and immediate colonoscopy includes forceps biopsies, biopsy test and dye spray (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

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