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- Accredited endoscopist
- Accredited endoscopist
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Dr Vyas graduated with distinctions in Anatomy and Immunology from University of Southampton in 1986. After completing general medical training he was awarded Membership (MRCP) to the Royal College of Physicians in London in 1989 and was elected a Fellow (FRCP) in 2002. He completed training in Wessex, gaining specialist accreditation in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and General Medicine, receiving a Doctorate in Medicine from University of Southampton in 1996 for his research in liver fibrosis. He has presented his research widely at scientific conferences in the UK, Europe, USA, Japan and Australia and has published in top ranked journals including Gastroenterology with a front cover credit.
Appointed as a single handed Consultant Gastroenterologist at Salisbury District Hospital, he established and led a department of 5 consultants (1997-2019) and served as the Programme Director and Chair for Speciality training in Wessex, Royal College of Physicians Tutor and Examiner as well as a national deanery inspector for the Postgraduate Medical Education & Training Board.
He is an accredited Bowel Cancer Screening Endoscopist and was the lead colonoscopist for the Bath Swindon & Wiltshire Bowel Cancer screening service for 10 years.
Since retiring from his NHS post, he continues in clinical practice independently at Ramsay New Hall Hospital as a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Endoscopist. He maintains an active research interest and provides GP education events while also being the JAG Lead for Endoscopy at Ramsay New Hall Hospital.
Areas of interest
Diagnosis and treatment of abdominal pain; acid reflux; constipation, diarrhoea; nausea; vomiting; weight loss; anaemia;
Performs Gastroscopy; Colonoscopy; Bowel cancer screening; Small bowel capsule endoscopy; Treats Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS); Liver disease; Pancreas and biliary diseases; Bowel disease including inflammatory (IBD); Ulcerative colitis; Crohn's disease; Coeliac Disease; Hepatobiliary diseases;
- Shannon Downes
- New Hall Hospital Bodenham Salisbury SP5 4EW
- 01722 422333
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Simon Williams Fee Assured
- Dr Martin Cook Not Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Physician & Gastroenterologist and Joint Advisory Group (JAG) Lead for Endoscopy at Ramsay New Hall Hospital in Salisbury.
Dr Vyas’ research interests and experience are broad. He has published his research on topics in general medicine, hepatology, gastroenterology and diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy.
He is currently an active co-investigator in studies of Abdominal Focussed Electrical Stimulation (AbFES) for treatment of constipation.
Family life, sports inc golf, cricket, tennis, skiing and travel...until the pandemic!
1982 Distinction in Anatomy
1985 Distinction In Immunology
1985 Altounyan & Millard Prize finalist
1986 Bachelor of Medicine (BM So'ton)
1989 MRCP (London)
1991 Astra Research Training Fellow
1992 BDFResearch Training Fellow
1994 GR Giles Memorial Prize finalist
1995 Pancreatic Society Travelling Fellow
1996 Doctorate of Medicine (DM So'ton)
1996 Medical Research Society Young Investigator award finalist
2000-date 6 Clinical Excellence Awards
2014-date 2 Customer Care awards
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Gujarati - Fluent
- French - Conversational
- Hindi - Basic
Gastroenterology 1995;109:889-898. (FRONT COVER illustration).
Journal of Endocrinological Investigation 1994;17:15-21.
Diabetic Medicine, 1988;5:89-92.
British Heart Journal 1993;69:455-456.
Postgraduate Medical Journal 1993;69:322-324.
Journal of Infection 1995;31:63-65.
Molecular Human Reproduction 1996;2(1):26-30.
Gut, Feb 2006; 55: 211.
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Basic and clinical aspects of Helicobacter pylori infection. Gasbarrini G, Pretolani S (Eds.). Springer - Verlag 1992:23-26.
Drug therapy in old age, George CF, Denham M, MacLennan WJ, Woodhouse K (Eds). Wiley 1998, 35; 487-510.
Pancreatic Disease Towards the year 2000, Johnson CD, Imrie CW (Eds) 2nd edition Springer 1999, 3( 16); 155-166.
* American Gastroenterological Association, AASLD Plenary presentation
Int J Exp Path 1995;76:A37-38.
Clinical Science, 1996:91(1);23pY31
Int J Exp Path 1995;76:A38-39.
Proceedings of the British Association of Paediatric Endocrinologists, Birmingham 1986
Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease 1991;4:7-13.
Am J Gastroenterology, 1994;89(8):1306(A83).
Ital J Gastroenterology, 1991;23(9)suppl 2:36-41.
Federation of Infection Societies, Manchester, May 1994.
J Gastroenterol Hepatol, 1996;(11)suppl:A101.
Hepatology, 1994;20 (4 Pt2):787:293A.
Proceedings of the 19th Annual Public Health Laboratory Scientific Conference, 1994, University of Warwick.
Presention at the 36th Guttmann Conference June 2019, Belfast
39th International Spinal Cord Society, November 2019, Nice. Rapid Fire Abstracts presentation book www.iscos meetings2019.org
Courses offered to GPs
Upcoming GP presentations for 2022:
January 2022 - Emerging treatments and casae histories in IBD
March 2022 - Invited Webinar - Managing constipation in 2022 and beyond
- Bachelor of Medicine University of Southampton 1986
- Member of Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) Royal College of Physicians (London) 1989
- Doctor of Medicine University of Southampton 1996
- Fellow of Royal College of Physicians (FRCP) Royal College of Physicians 2002
- Dual accreditation in Gastroenterology and General Medicine (CCT) Joint Committee o Higher Medical Training (JCHMT) 1997
- Bowel Cancer Screening accreditation Bowel Cancer Screening Programme 2007
Reference number 3139226
Details of entry to specialist register
- Dual Accreditation in Gastroenterology and General Medicine, 1996
Affiliations / memberships
• Member of British Medical Association
• Member of British Society of Gastroenterology
• Member of British Association of Studies of the
• Member of American Gastroenterology
• Member of American Society of
• Member of Pancreatic Society of GB & Ireland
• Member of South and West Motility Club
• Member of Wessex Gut Club
• Member of Wessex Physicians Club
- Ramsay New Hall Hospital
- 08:30 - 13:00
- 01722 422333
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.