PROFILE

Dr Nish Chandra

MBBS FRCP

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Specialist Endoscopist

GMC No: 6031491
Year Qualified: 2001

Dr Nish Chandra is a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Interventional Endoscopist. He regularly performs a variety of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy procedures including OGD, colonoscopy, complex polypectomy, ERCP (endoscopy of the bile ducts), stent insertion and stricture dilatation. He is experienced in treating all aspects of gastrointestinal conditions and he specialises in managing patients with disorders of the pancreas and bile ducts.

After qualifying from the Royal Free and University College Medical School (London) in 2001, Dr Chandra completed his initial postgraduate training at the Royal Berkshire and Battle Hospitals, gaining experience in a variety of medical specialities. From 2005 to 2010, he undertook specialist training in both Gastroenterology and General Medicine in the Oxford region. Following this, he was awarded the prestigious Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship at the internationally-renowned Wolfson Unit for Endoscopy at St. Mark’s Hospital, London.

In 2011, he returned to the Royal Berkshire Hospital when he was appointed as Consultant Gastroenterologist and General Physician. Dr Chandra is the Lead for Endoscopy at the Royal Berkshire NHS FoundationTrust.

Dr Nish Chandra

Circle Reading Hospital

Private and NHS

100 Drake Way, Reading RG2 0NE

Tel: 0118 922 6896

Fax: 0118 986 9262

Erika.Cowell@circlehealth.co.uk

Medical Secretary: Erika Cowell

Private Clinic

Dr Nish Chandra welcomes private patients to his clinic at Circle Hospital in Reading.

  • Endoscopy list on Tuesday mornings
  • Clinic on Thursday afternoon and Evenings

Specialist Clinical Interests

  • General Gastroenterology
  • Advance Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Cancer screening and surveillance through advanced endoscopic imaging techniques

  • Diagnostic Endoscopy
  • Disorders of the Pancreas + Bile Duct
  • Cancer Prevention by Polypectomy
  • Endoscopic Treatment of GI Cancers, Including Stenting and Stricture Dilatation

Qualifications

Fellow of Royal College of Physicians Royal College of Physicians 2016
Member of Royal College Of Physicians (MRCP) Royal College Of Physicians 2005
MBBS Royal Free & University College Medical School 2001

Additional Training

Advanced Endoscopy Fellow St. Mark’s Hospital 2010

Awards Received

British Society of Gastroenterology (Endoscopy) – Olympus KeyMed, 2010

Professional Memberships

British Society of Gastroenterology
European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Member of Royal College Of Physicians
Oxford GUT Club

Current NHS Consultant Posts Held

Consultant Gastroenterologist & General Physician
Lead for Endoscopy
Royal Berkshire Hospital
London Road, Reading
Berkshire
RG15AN

Personal Interests

Nish shares a keen interest in travelling and photography. He enjoys sport (particularly football and cricket), music and has recently taken up skiing.