Dr. Ruchit Sood



Leeds, LS1 3EB

18 years of experience
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Leeds, LS1 3EB

18 years of experience
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Dr Ruchit Sood is a private Consultant Gastroenterologist at the Leeds Nuffield Hospital and an NHS Consultant Gastroenterologist at Leeds Teaching Hospitals. His expertise is in all areas related to the gullet, stomach, bowel and liver.

His particular expertise is in the assessment and endoscopic treatment of non-cancerous and cancerous lesions involving the gullet, stomach and bowel, as well as in the treatment of IBD and IBS.

Dr Sood qualified from the University of Sheffield and then moved to Leeds to pursue his gastroenterology training, during which time he completed an advanced interventional endoscopy fellowship at Leeds Teaching Hospitals. He was awarded a Doctorate in Medicine (MD) research degree from the University of Leeds for his contribution towards work in differentiating irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) from other bowel disorders such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). In 2019, he was elected as a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians.

He is a National accredited Bowel Cancer Screening Programme (BCSP) colonoscopist and is the Clinical Lead for the BCSP in Leeds.

He is also the Clinical Lead for Gastrointestinal Bleed Service delivery at Leeds Teaching Hospitals, and Governance Lead for the Gastroenterology department.

Dr Sood is passionate about teaching and is involved in the training of gastroenterologists and surgeons at regional, national and international conferences and workshops.He has designed and run several endoscopy and gastroenterology workshops in the UK and abroad. In collaboration with colleagues, he set up and runs the Yorkshire School of Endoscopic Therapy (YSET), which aims to provide high quality training in all aspects of advanced endoscopy.

Dr Sood has a wide range of research interests, resulting in more than 45 peer-reviewed publications in endoscopy, IBS, IBD and gastrointestinal bleeding, as well as more than 30 presentations at national and international conferences.

Dr Sood is married with two children. He enjoys cycling, running and walks in the countryside with his family.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Endoscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Polypectomy
  • Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR)
  • Bowel cancer screening


  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Hepatology
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease

All conditions and treatments

  • Acid Reflux
  • Barrett's Oesophagus
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Achalasia
  • Bloating
  • Bowel Cancer Screening
  • Cirrhosis
  • Coeliac Disease
  • Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis)
  • Colonoscopy

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General Medical Council



  • Education:
  • MBChB- University of Sheffield
  • MRCP- Royal College of Physicians
  • PG Cert Health Research- University of Leeds
  • Doctorate in Medicine- University of Leeds
  • FRCP- Royal College of Physicians


  • British Society of Gastroenterology
  • European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Royal College of Physicians, London


All locations

Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital


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