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Dr Rami Sweis is a Consultant Gastroenterologist specialising in endoscopy with particular expertise in complex benign and malignant upper GI disorders. Dr Sweis is also an Associate Clinical Professor at University College London.
He completed his medical degree in 1999 at the University of Edinburgh and became a Member of the Royal College of Physicians in 2004. He completed his specialist training in gastroenterology at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, King's College London and South East Thames before completing his PhD in 2012.
Owing to his extensive medical experience, he has particular knowledge in conditions such as achalasia, oesophageal spasm as well as reflux-related disorders such as heartburn and regurgitation. Added to this, Dr Sweis is the Upper GI Physiology Unit Lead at UCLH (a tertiary centre where problems of reflux and swallowing are investigated and managed using the most advanced technologies, methodology and therapeutics) as well as at OneWelbeck (one of the most recent and advanced private hospitals in London).
He can provide an array of endoscopic treatments, including Botox, Dilatation, Per-oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM), Trans-oral incisionless fundoplication (TIF), Zenker's Diverticulotomy, Radiofrequency ablation (RFA), Endoscopic Mucosal Resection and many others.
Beyond his clinical pursuits, Dr Sweis is an active member of the international High Resolution Manometry Working Group. He is also the President of the Association of GI Physiologists (AGIP) Committee of the British Society of Gastroenterology and a member of the Oesophageal Section of the British Society of Gastroenterology. To this extent, he has an interest in teaching and training and has organised a number of Upper GI Symposia as well as Hands-on Training Meetings in Upper GI physiology on a national and international level.
- Endoscopy (OGD)
- BRAVO Capsule
- Endoscopic Laser Treatment
- Oesophageal Stent Insertion
- Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
- Video Consultation
- Acid Reflux
- Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)
- Heart Burn
- Stomach / Abdominal Pain
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
- Barrett's Oesophagus
- Coeliac Disease
- Dyspepsia (Indigestion)
- Food Intolerance
- Functional Bowel Disease
- Gastric (Stomach) Ulcers
- Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) or Reflux
- Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
- Gastrointestinal Bleeding
- Hiatus Hernia
- Iron Deficiency Anaemia
- LPR Reflux
- Nausea and Vomiting
- Oesophageal Spasm
- Rectal Bleeding
- Swollen Stomach
BSc - University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA in 1994
MBChB - University of Edinburgh, UK in 1999
MRCP - Royal College of Physicians, UK in 2004
PhD - King's College London, UK in 2012
Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy - University College London, UK in 2018
Honorary Clinical Associate Professor - University College London, UK in 2019
"I enjoy working with Dr Sweis. He is an excellent colleague. He is very well liked by his patients becuase he thinks carefully about their problems and gives sensible and balnaced advice."
"Dr Sweis is a very caring gastroenterologist who is liked by his patients."
"Dr Sweis is a real expert in oesophageal diseases including rare problems such as achalasia."
"I am very pleased to recommend Dr Sweis who is an excellent doctor and very thorough."