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Dr. Mayur Kumar is a Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist at King’s College Hospital NHS Trust, Princess Royal University Hospital with a specialist interest in oesophageal, Pancreato-biliary diseases, Liver Disease, Inflammatory bowel disease , IBS, Coeliac Disease , GI cancer and Advanced endoscopy. He completed his specialist training in Internal medicine and Gastroenterology/ Hepatology in London and south east and was awarded the Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST) in 2014 .He trained as a fellow in University College Hospital London- training in advanced endoscopy and ERCP. He currently is the Clinical Lead for Endoscopy service and GI Cancer service at Princess Royal University Hospital site.
Dr. Kumar has presented several abstracts in both national and international conferences and published papers in peer reviewed journals. He has participated in clinical research and has ongoing research interests in pancreato-biliary diseases , Hepatology and endoscopy.
He is a member of the British Society of Gastroenterology, Royal College of Physicians , London and American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and had previously represented gastroenterology trainees on as a trainee representative on the endoscopy committee of British Society of Gastroenterology. He is actively involved in training of junior doctors and specialist trainees.
British Society of Gastroenterology
Royal College of Physicians, UK
American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
World Endoscopy Organisation
Medical Defence Union
Areas of interest
Dr Kumar has a specialist interest in
Oesophageal; Pancreato-biliary diseases;Liver Disease ;Inflammatory bowel disease ; IBS; Coeliac Disease ;GI cancer ;Advanced endoscopy/ERCP.
Dr Kumar performs the following endoscopic procedures :
ERCP- gall stone removal and Pancreato- biliary cancer Endotherapy
Therapeutic Endoscopic Stenting
PEG tube insertions
Colonic polyp removal/ EMR
Current NHS consultant posts held
Dr.Mayur Kumar MBBS, MRCP(Gastro), FRCP
Consultant Gastroenterologist and HPB Physician
Clinical Lead for Upper GI/HPB Cancer service (PRUH)
Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Princess Royal University Hospital
Actively involved in clinical research in the field of Inflammatory Bowel disease, Liver and Pancreas conditions , including pancreatic cancer.
I am currently the Principal Investigator on several research trials and actively engage in research activity .
I am an active sports person and play Cricket and badminton . I enjoy travelling and visiting different countries and learn about various world cultures.
I also support many charities and raise funds .
Clinical Excellence award-Kings College Hospital NHS Trust
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Kannada - Native or bilingual
- Gujarati - Fluent
- Hindi - Fluent
- Panjabi, Punjabi - Fluent
- Urdu - Conversational
1.Suppression of tumour-specific CD4+ T cells by regulatory T cells is associated with progression of human colorectal cancer. Betts,G., Kumar M., Godkin, A. (2012). Gut, 61(8), 1163–1171. http://doi.org/10.1136/gutjnl-2011-300970
2.Investigation and management of pancreatic exocrine insufficiency- M Kumar, M Wilkinson; Prescriber journal; May 2013
3.Khat induced hepatitis-a case series and review of literature; M Jenkins, M Kumar, R Hairslip, U Mahadeva, S Lucas, T Wong, P Dargan; Frontline Gastroenterol ;
do i: 10.1136/flgastro-2013-100318
4.Diagnosis and management of Eosinophilic Oesophagitis; M Kumar, R Sweis, T Wong: review article- Postgrad Med J. 2014 May;90(1063):273-81. doi: 10.1136/postgradmedj-2013-131843. Epub 2014 Mar 24.
5.Paediatric pancreaticobiliary endoscopy: a 21-year experience from a tertiary hepatobiliary centre and systematic literature review.
Keane MG, Kumar M, Cieplik N, Thorburn D, Johnson GJ, Webster GJ, Chapman MH, Lindley KJ, Pereira SP BMC Pediatr. 2018 Feb 9;18(1):42.doi: 10.1186/s12887-017-0959-9.
6.Type 1 autoimmune pancreatitis and IgG4-related sclerosing cholangitis is associated with extrapancreatic organ failure, malignancy, and mortality in a prospective UK cohort. Huggett MT#1,2,Culver EL#3,4, Kumar M,
Am J Gastroenterol. 2014 Oct;109(10):1675-1683. doi: 10.1038/ajg.2014.223.
7. Intrahepatic and Intra-abdominal Splenosis: A Case Report and Literature Review :Kiruthika Ananthan, Gibran Timothy Yusuf and Mayur Kumar – Manuscript submitted to World Journal of Hepatology
Courses offered to GPs
GP Academic days- Bromley and Bexley CCG
Lycahealth Orpington- GP evening CME
- MRCP (UK) Royal College of Physicians, UK 2007
- MBBS Rajiv Gandhi Insititute of Health Sciences, India 2002
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians, London 2019
- MRCP( Gastroenterology) Royal College of Physicians, UK 2011
- Advanced Endoscopy / ERCP Fellowship University College London Hospital 2012
Reference number 6058813
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- International Member American Society of GI Endoscopy( ASGE) 2014
- Fellow Royal College of Physicians, London 2014
- Member Royal College of Physicians, London 2003
- Member Royal College of Physicians, London 2008
Details of entry to specialist register
- GMC, 2014
Affiliations / memberships
Member - British Society of Gastroenterology
Affiliations: World Endoscopy Organisation
American Society of GI Endoscopy
- BMI Chelsfield Park Hospital
- 17:00 - 20:00
- 01689 877855
- BMI Sloane Hospital
- 17:00 - 20:00
- 020 8466 4000
- HCA The Shard London Bridge Hospital
- 17:30 - 19:30
- 07459 413521
- Lycahealth Orpington
- 17:00 - 19:00
- 01689 490111
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