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Dr Ajay M Verma

MD  FRCP (London)  MRCP (Gastro)  FEBGH
Consultant Gastroenterologist & Physician

I am a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Physician who qualified at the University of Leicester medical school and trained in the Midlands. I started my Consultant role at Kettering General Hospital (KGH) in 2015.

In addition to my Consultant role, I am the Director of Research & Innovation at KGH and the East Midlands Gastroenterology Speciality lead for the National Institute National Institute for Health and Care Research. I am the chair of the colorectal section for the British Society of Gastroenterology and a member of the endoscopy clinical research group.

I am an active clinical researcher. I am chief investigator for the CRUK funded COLOPREVENT study - run by the University of Leicester, as well as chief investigator of the BRACE-1 study.

I am also a chief clinical information officer at KGH and an elected councillor at the Royal College of Physicians.

My Services

In Pursuit of Good Gastrointestinal Health


Private Consultations

Assessing & managing your Gastrointestinal health needs

I offer a specialised private consultation (insured or self-pay) to anyone in need of a Gastroenterologist they can trust. I am available to do this by telephone, zoom video call, or face-to-face at Glendon Wood hospital in Northamptonshire. 

I specialise in diagnosing and treating: 

General gastroenterology disorders, iron deficiency anaemia, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), functional gastroenterology disorders, coeliac disease, early bowel cancer, and hepatobilliary disorders


Endoscopy examinations

A high quality, comfortable and safe endoscopic examination

In Glendon Wood hospital's modern endoscopy unit, you can have a high quality, comfortable and safe endoscopic examination.

I am an experienced JAG accredited endoscopist, and accredited bowel cancer screening colonoscopist. I can perform the following high quality endoscopic examinations; OGD (examination of the inner lining of gullet, stomach, and duodenum), sigmoidoscopy (rectum and sigmoid segment of the bowel) and colonoscopy (entire bowel). I can also perform polypectomy (removal of bowel polyps).


Twitter @UKGastroDr

Gastroenterology education

I love being a Gastroenterologist. I tweet #GastroTwearls - short tweeted pearls or tweetorials on Gastroenterology topics for GPs and non-Gastroenterology colleagues. I hope you like them



Discussing and educating on issues related to Gastroenterology, Hospital services, and general healthcare.

I am an accomplished speaker with the ability to explain medical topics in a clear and simple way. I am comfortable doing this live or recorded, and via radio and video broadcast. Please contact me for media enquiries.

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