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Dr Amit Gera
BSc MBBS FRCP
Gastroenterology
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About

Dr Amit Gera is a consultant gastroenterologist and hepatologist at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Woolwich which is based in the Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust. Alongside this, he is the lead clinician for upper gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary cancer and furthermore leads the viral hepatitis service.

Dr Gera qualified with distinction from Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ School of Medicine in 2000. Following his qualification, he undertook specialist training in gastroenterology with a particular focus in liver diseases. He later gained advanced training in viral hepatitis, hepatobiliary medicine, transplantation and critical care at the Liver Unit at King’s College Hospital.

In 2010 he was awarded with an endoscopy fellowship by the British Society of Gastroenterology in order to train in advanced therapeutic endoscopy at The Medical University of South Carolina, USA. Since then, he has been the training programme director for the prestigious South Thames Gastroenterology training scheme and is currently responsible for running the regional gastroenterology teaching programme.

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Special Interests

  • Endoscopy
  • Hepatobiliary
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Bowel disease including inflammatory (IBD)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopic procedures
  • Dyspepsia (indigestion)
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatology
  • Liver disease
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Coeliac Disease
  • Nutritional Disorders

Education

  • MBBS (with distinction) King's College London 2000
  • FRCP Royal College of Physicians 2015
  • BSc Pharmacology King's College London 1997

British Society of Gastroenterology

British Association for the Study of the Liver

European Association for the Study of the Liver

Royal College of Physicians

British Medical Association

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02-06-2017
Excellent and friendly staff

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