- Fee assured
- Awaiting verification
- Inflammatory bowel disease
I am a luminal gastroenterologist dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of upper, mid and lower gut disorders. I work with an excellent team of gastrointestinal radiologists, pathologists, surgeons and GI nurses to provide high quality care.
My initial degree was from St Mary's Hospital Medical School, University of London. My gastro training was both in the Midlands and in Leeds where I also carried out research and was awarded my Doctorate of Medicine.
Areas of interest
Investigation of gastrointestinal symptoms; Ulcer disease and reflux disease; Bowel diseases including inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease), irritable bowel and coeliac disease; Gastro-intestinal cancers; Endoscopy and Colonoscopy; Capsule Endoscopy.
- Ann Smith
- Spire Leicester Hospital Gartree Road LEICESTER LE2 2FF
- 0116 265 3660
- 0116 265 3662
- Video and telephone consultations
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Anil Darbar Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Gastroenterologist, The Leicester Royal Infirmary, University Hospitals of Leicester.
Previous research interests included Helicobacter pylori and gut immunology.
I am involved in a charity relating to health care in Ethiopia and am involved in both hands on training as well as on line training related to this.
I enjoy travelling to out of the way exotic places, combining my interests in wild life, photography and art. I am a big Leicester tigers supporter.
I have recently taken up running, done a wolf run and have entered a half marathon next year.
Colonoscopy completion rates continuously monitored and exceed 90%.
- MB BS University of London 1978
- MRCP The Royal College of Physicians (London) 1983
- MD University of London 1990
- FRCP The Royal College of Physicians (London) 1993
Reference number 2442561
Affiliations / memberships
British Society of Gastroenterology
- Spire Leicester Hospital, LE2 2FF
- 08:00 - 17:00
- 0116 272 0888
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
Spire Hospital Leicester