Dr Bansi qualified from Southampton University Medical School in 1988. After completing professional junior medical posts in the Wessex region (Portsmouth, Southampton and Winchester) he was awarded membership of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP). In 1996 he was appointed Research Fellow in Gastroenterology at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford. His MD thesis on Immunological Mechanisms in Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis was awarded in 1996. He also published a number of research papers, in peer reviewed internationally acclaimed journals, too numerous to include here.
In 1996 he returned to London as a Senior Specialist Registrar on the North Thames East rotation and received further comprehensive training in therapeutic gastroscopy, colonoscopy and ERCP at the Middlesex Hospital. During this rotation he also trained in oesophageal physiology at the Royal London Hospital, and then worked as the Resident Medical Officer at Whipps Cross and Newham General Hospitals.
Dr Bansi completed his training in gastroenterology and general medicine in 1998. In 1999 he was appointed Consultant Gastroenterologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Medicine to the Hammersmith Hospital NHS Trust and the Royal Postgraduate Medical School (now part of Imperial College).
Dr Bansi is a leading therapeutic endoscopist at the Trust and jointly leads an undergraduate teaching firm at the Charing Cross Hospital site. His particular interests are therapeutic endoscopy and ERCP, gastrointestinal malignant disease, inflammatory bowel disease, dyspepsia and hepatopancreaticobiliary medicine.
As well as English, Dr Bansi is fluent in Punjabi, Hindi and Urdu, and would be happy to consult with patients who speak these languages.
• Dr Devinder Singh Bansi is a member of the Hammersmith Hospitals Research Committee
• British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG)
• British Association for the Study of Liver Disease (BASL)
• American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)
• Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
• British Medical Association
• London Consultants Association
• Independant Doctors Forum (IDF)