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- Verified account
- Open Referral network
- Inflammatory bowel disease
Dr Aruchuna Ruban is a Consultant Gastroenterologist based in London, UK.
He currently practices as a Consultant Gastroenterologist at Imperial College Healthcare which includes St Mary’s Hospital, Charing Cross Hospital and Hammersmith Hospital in London.
He has specialist interests in nutrition, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), obesity medicine and inflammatory bowel disease.
He completed his medical degree in 2007 at Imperial College London and also went on to complete a Master’s in Medical Education from University College London in 2014. He was awarded a PhD from Imperial College London in 2019 for his work on metabonomics, obesity and diabetes research.
He has been the lead author on several gastroenterology publications in renowned peer-reviewed journals. He has experience in running clinical research trials and was awarded the prestigious Integrated Healthcare Scholarship from the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders in 2021.
Dr Ruban is also a member of the British Society for Gastroenterology (BSG) and sits on both the small bowel and nutrition committee and the Research committee of the society. He is also a Senior Clinical Teacher for Imperial College London.
Areas of interest
Bloating; abdominal pain; diarrhoea or constipation; gastrointestinal or rectal bleeding; colonic polyps; irritable bowel syndrome; gastro-oesophageal reflux (GORD); indigestion; anaemia; gluten intolerance/coeliac; small intestinal bacterial overgrowth
- MBBS Imperial College London 2007
- BSc Pharmacology & Toxicology Imperial College London 2005
- Membership to Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) Royal College of Physicians 2010
- PhD Imperial College London 2019
Reference number 6163983
Affiliations / memberships
- British Society of Gastroenterology
- Royal College Of Physicians
- International Federation of Surgery & Obesity (IFSO)
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.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (1-5)
Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (1-5)
IV sedation administered by operator - (1-5)
Therapeutic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) with therapy for acutely bleeding ulcer or varices - (1-5)