Dr Dharmaraj Durai: Gastroenterology , General (internal) medicine
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Dr Dharmaraj Durai

Gastroenterology, General (internal) medicine

  • Fee assured
  • Accredited endoscopist
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Specialises in

  • Endoscopy
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

Bupa specialist

  • Accredited endoscopist

About me

I have been a doctor for 22 years and a Consultant Gastroenterologist for more than 10 years. I completed my postgraduate and higher specialist training in Wales. My NHS practice is based at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff where I do specialist gastroenterology clinics and endoscopy lists. My private practice is based at Spire Cardiff hospital where I am the clinical Lead for the endoscopy unit. I have done thousands of upper GI endoscopies, flexible sigmoidoscopies and Colonoscopies. I see thousands of patients with various gastrointestinal disorders every year. I undertake research and currently involved in International clinical trials in Inflammatory bowel disease. I am also actively involved in training postgraduate doctors in gastroenterology and endoscopy. I keep up-todate with my knowledge and endoscopic skills by regularly attending International Gastroenterology conferences.

I am experienced in managing patients with various gastrointestinal problems:Inflammatory bowel disease, Nutritional disorders, Altered bowel habits, Diarrhoea, constipation rectal bleeding, Food intolerance, coeliac disease, malabsorption, gastro oesophageal reflux, heartburn, swallowing problems, peptic ulcer, Abdominal bloating, abdominal pain, weight loss, nausea and vomiting, iron and vitamin deficiency anaemias, Suspected gastrointestinal cancer.

Areas of interest

Ulcerative colitis; Crohn's disease; Irritable bowel syndrome; Gastric duodenal ulcer; gastro oesophageal reflux; gastrointestinal bleeding; Coeliac disease; Nutritional disorders; pancreatic disorders; gastrointestinal cancer; endoscopy; Colonoscopy; gastroscopy; flexible sigmoidoscopy; colonic polyps; diverticular disease;

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Procedures completed

  • G6500

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (5-50)

    Spire Cardiff Hospital (1-5)

  • H2002

    Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (5-50)

    Spire Cardiff Hospital (1-5)

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

    Spire Cardiff Hospital (1-5)

  • H2502

    Diagnostic flexible sigmoidoscopy (including forceps biopsy and proctoscopy) - (1-5)

  • H2003

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

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