Dr Vivek Goel

Dr Vivek Goel

Gastroenterology, General (internal) medicine 04779230

  • Fee assured
  • Not in Open Referral network
  • Accredited endoscopist
Fee assured
Not in Open Referral network
Accredited endoscopist

Specialises in

  • Endoscopy
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

Bupa specialist

  • Accredited endoscopist


  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

I have been a Gastroenterologist for 20 years. I have performed thousands of gastroscopies, colonoscopies over the years. I also have done many polyp removal procedures and specialize in Endoscopic mucosal resection(EMR) for complex, large polyps(am the lead for these procedures in the Royal Gwent Hospital. My area of interest is mucosal imaging and I am an expert on dye spray, acetic acid spray and other mucosal enhancement techniques for Colitis surveillance and Barrett's surveillance which assists in early cancer detection.
I was the Clinical Lead for IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease) for Aneurin Bevan Health Board leading a group of gastroenterologists, surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, dietitians and pharmacists involved in IBD care.
I am a chairperson of the LNC of Aneurin Bevan Health Board. This is a committee of elected representatives of the senior doctors who liaise with senior management of the health board. I was the Chairperson of the STC for Gastroenterology for Wales.
Physician trainees have to pass the MRCP exam to enter specialist training programme. I host the MRCP PACES exam for our trainees and am a PACES examiner for the Royal College of Physicians. I am on the SSG for Gastroenterology exit exam(Royal College of Physicians) which all trainees have to pass before they can complete their Gastroenterology training and are allowed to practice independently.

Areas of interest

Endoscopy - therapeutic; Irritable bowel syndrome; Ulcerative Colitis; Crohns disease; Barrett's oesophagus; Colorectal cancer; Pancreatitis; Pancreatic cancer; Anaemia; Chronic abdominal pain; Gastroesophageal reflux; Coeliac disease/Food allergy; Gastroscopy; Colonoscopy; Colon Polyps; Chromoendoscopy; Bowel cancer screening; Tummy pain; Pelvic pain; Heartburn; Sickness; Diarrhoea; Constipation

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