Professor Daniel R Gaya

Professor Daniel R Gaya

Gastroenterology, General (internal) medicine 04506706


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  • Not in Open Referral network
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Not in Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Endoscopy
  • Hepatobiliary
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

About me

Professor Gaya graduated from the University of Glasgow Medical School in 1998 MB ChB with honours. He was appointed as a consultant gastroenterologist at Glasgow Royal Infirmary in 2007 and Honorary Professor at University of Glasgow in 2022. He has received comprehensive training in acute and general medicine, gastroenterology, liver disease and therapeutic endoscopy. He has undertaken training periods in London, Glasgow and Edinburgh. In 2007 he was awarded a Travelling Fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (RCPSG), to visit the Gastroenterology Unit at Northwestern University, Chicago, USA. He was awarded his Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP) in 2008.
Professor Gaya has a major interest in diagnostic and therapeutic upper and lower GI endoscopy. He sees patients with peptic ulcer disease and reflux and performs wireless Bravo pH studies for the investigation of the latter. Furthermore, he is a certified colonoscopy trainer and undertakes therapeutic colonoscopy (polyp removal) as part of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme.
Professor Gaya is a member of the Greater Glasgow & Clyde Area Drug & Therapeutics Committee (ADTC) and a gastroenterology advisor to the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC).
Professor Gaya's sub-specialist interest is inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and he receives tertiary referrals for the management of complex cases. He set up the transition clinic for adolescents with IBD with colleagues at the Royal Hospital for Children. He was awarded an MD in 2018 for his research undertaken into a faecal biomarker in IBD. Professor Gaya is board member of the Scottish IBD charity C³ and the current research lead for Gastroenterology go the CSO. Professor Gaya is on the council of the Scottish and British Societies of Gastroenterology.
Professor Gaya is frequently instructed as an expert witness in medicolegal cases in the field of gastroenterology.

Areas of interest

Pancreatic cancer; Colonic polyps; Liver cancer; Liver pathology; Constipation; Anal disease; Peptic ulcers; Dysphagia; Rectal bleeding; Anal fistula; Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS); Colorectal disease (Lower GI); Colon cancer; Rectal cancer; Bowel disease including inflammatory (IBD); Anaemia; Liver disease; Crohn's disease; Dyspepsia (indigestion); Colorectal (bowel) cancer; Gastro-oesophageal reflux; Colonoscopy

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Procedures completed

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

    Ross Hall Hospital (5-50)

  • G6500

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (5-50)

    Ross Hall Hospital (5-50)

  • H2002

    Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (5-50)

    Ross Hall Hospital (5-50)

  • H2003

    Therapeutic colonoscopy with snare loop biopsy or excision of lesion - (1-5)

    Ross Hall Hospital (1-5)

  • H2502

    Diagnostic flexible sigmoidoscopy (including forceps biopsy and proctoscopy) - (1-5)

    Ross Hall Hospital (1-5)

  • G4530

    Catheterless oesophageal pH monitoring (e.g. bravo) - (1-5)

    Ross Hall Hospital (1-5)

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