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New consultant at Nuffield Health.

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DR Lawrence Sunder Raj, 42, a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist at University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, has recently begun working with Nuffield Health Cardiff & Vale Hospitals. He joins his NHS consultant colleague Dr Sunil Dolwani, who leads the private gastroenterology service for Nuffield at Cardiff Bay Hospital.

Gastroenterologists are physicians who specialise in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, including the oesophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, pancreas, liver, gallbladder, and biliary system. Specialist Consultant Radiologists at Nuffield Health provide rapid support with investigations such as MRI scanning reports and barium studies.

Originally from India, Dr Lawrence Sunder Raj completed his medical degree in Bangalore in 1996 and his postgraduate medical degree in 2002 in Chennai.

Following further specialist training in the UK, he became a consultant gastroenterologist and Hepatologist in 2011. Dr Lawrence Sunder Raj specialises in treating abdominal pain, heartburn, indigestion-like symptoms, diarrhoea, vomiting, jaundice, anaemia, malabsorption, irritable bowel syndrome, constipation and other gastrointestinal symptoms. His sub-speciality interests include liver-related problems such as investigation of abnormal liver function tests, hepatitis, fatty liver disease, liver cirrhosis including complications and hepatocellular cancer.

The Endoscopy Unit within the Day Surgery Unit at the Cardiff Bay Hospital has the capability to carry out a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. At Nuffield Health Cardiff Bay Hospital Dr Lawrence Sunder Raj performs various procedures including gastroscopy, colonoscopy and flexible sigmoidoscopy. He also investigates and looks after patients with liver illnesses and those with pancreatobiliary disorders.

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Publication:South Wales Echo (Cardiff, Wales)
Date:Mar 1, 2016
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