Dr David A J Neal

Dr David A J Neal

Gastroenterology, General (internal) medicine 03441066


  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Dr Neal sees private patients for consultations in Eastbourne at the Michelham Private Patient Unit, Sussex Premier Health in St Leonard’s-on-Sea and the Nuffield Hospital in Brighton. He undertakes endoscopic procedures at the Sussex Premier Health Hospital and the Brighton Nuffield Hospital.

Dr Neal was appointed as a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Physician in Eastbourne in 2004. He trained at Southampton Medical School and undertook postgraduate training in Southampton, Portsmouth and Leicester. He completed his higher specialist training in Norwich and Cambridge where he spent three years undertaking clinical research into the complications of liver transplantation. This resulted in several publications and the award of the Doctor of Medicine degree.

Dr Neal is the clinical lead in East Sussex for cancers of the stomach, oesophagus, liver and pancreas and leads the clinical nutrition team in Eastbourne. He is a Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians of London and he supervises the training of junior doctors in general medicine and gastroenterology. He sits on the training committee for specialist registrars for Kent, Surrey and Sussex.

Areas of interest

Gastro-oesophageal reflux; Clinical nutrition; Liver disease; Bowel disease including inflammatory bowel disease (IBD); Peptic ulcers; Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS); Biliary and Pancreatic disease.

Procedures undertaken;
Diagnostic and therapeutic upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy and insertion of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy ( PEG) tubes.

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