Dr Gareth Davies

Dr Gareth Davies

Gastroenterology, General (internal) medicine 02982674


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Not in Open Referral network

About me

Dr Gareth Davies is a Consultant Gastroenterologist and General Physician, specialising in the investigation, diagnosis and treatment of digestive, liver and biliary disorders. He was the senior Gastroenterologist at Harrogate District Hospital and Senior Lecturer at the University of Leeds for 23 years: he retired from NHS practice in June 2019 and now consults from the BMI (Duchy) Hospital in Harrogate.

Dr Davies offers an holistic approach to patients’ problems, and works closely with a team of physicians, surgeons and radiologists in the Yorkshire Digestive Health Group to ensure optimal care. He undertakes gastroscopy, colonoscopy and ERCP procedures, with very low complication rates.

Dr Davies qualified from Westminster Hospital, London in 1984 with MBBS and a First Class Intercalated Degree. Postgraduate training followed in London and Leeds, including an attachment to St James’ Hospital’s Liver transplant Unit, and research into anti-inflammatory drugs and gut permeability for the award of MD (Postgraduate Doctorate Degree), then award of a Yorkshire Cancer Research Grant to investigate stomach injury caused by H.pylori .

Appointed Consultant General Physician and Gastroenterologist Harrogate District Hospital 1996, He has remained active in clinical research throughout his career, being part of a UK group that have produced international guidelines on management of Barrett’s oesophagus, and lead local investigator for several clinical trials, including the AspECT study published in the Lancet in 2018.

Areas of interest

• Bowel disease including inflammatory (IBD) • Endoscopic procedures • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) • ERCP (Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography) • Liver disease

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