Priyajit Bobby Prasad: Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist, London
Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist, London: Priyajit Bobby Prasad
Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist specialising in digestive wellness, all aspects of gastrointestinal disease, upper endoscopy/gastroscopy, colonoscopy, polypectomy and screening for bowel cancer, therapeutic and interventional endoscopy, ERCP and stenting, endoscopic ultrasound and tumour staging.
Bobby aspires to clinical excellence and strongly believes in adopting a kind, friendly and holistic approach to patient care. He sees patients from all walks of life and has a national and international referral practice. Bobby is also happy to provide a second opinion service.
Dr Prasad is a Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, London where he has been Clinical Lead Physician for Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He also consults at the Royal Marsden and Royal Brompton Hospitals in London and is a founding partner of London Gastrointestinal Associates practising at a number of leading Central London private hospitals.
Bobby deals with acute and chronically ill patients as part of his routine day-to-day practice and has particular expertise in all aspects of digestive well-being, gastroenterology, endoscopy and general hepatology. These include: abdominal pain and dyspepsia, irritable bowel syndrome, gastrointestinal and bowel cancer screening, gastrointestinal and rectal bleeding, jaundice, pancreatic-biliary disease, obesity, inflammatory bowel disease and colitis, heartburn and gastro-oesophageal reflux and general hepatology/liver disease.
Dr Prasad qualified from Guy's Hospital Medical School, London in 1994 and trained in major teaching hospitals in London and Boston. He went on to complete prestigious Advanced Endoscopy Fellowships in endoscopic ultrasound at Yale University, USA (2003-4) and in therapeutic endoscopy and ERCP in Charleston, USA (2002-3) under Professors Peter Cotton and Robert Hawes.
At Yale, he was on Faculty as an Attending (Consultant) Physician and was the recipient of a Yale New Haven Hospital All Star Award. He has also been awarded the American College of Gastroenterology National Fellows’ Prize and an Astra-Zeneca Gastroenterology Travelling Scholarship. He was recently awarded the prestigious Imperial College Award for Teaching Excellence.
A faculty member on the National Endoscopy Training Programme at St George's Hospital, London, Dr Prasad regularly teaches advanced endoscopic techniques and colonoscopy to consultants and trainees in the UK and internationally. He has recently co-chaired major international conferences in Cystic Neoplasms of the Pancreas held at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London and in Cholangiocarcinoma at The Royal Society of Medicine. He was also invited to give a lecture on 'Acute Gastrointestinal Bleeding' to over a hundred consultants at the prestigious Royal College of Physicians Acute Medicine Update. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians.
Dr Prasad is actively involved in the training of medical students and junior doctors including as an Examiner for Imperial College School of Medicine Final MBBS examinations. He has also been awarded a Teaching Associate Award at Boston University. In addition to English he is fluent in Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, French and German.
These are a selection of some of Dr Prasad's published papers. For a full list visit www.londongiassociates.com
Schmulewitz L, Attard N, Fearfield L, Westaby D, Prasad P, Thomas HJ, Bunker CB
BR J Dermatol, 2008 Jul; 159(1): 228-30
- Endoscopic ultrasound of the upper gastrointestinal tract and mediastinum: diagnosis and therapy
Priyajit Prasad, Johannes Wittmann and Stephen P Pereira
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol, 2006 Nov-Dec; 29(6):947-57
- The ryanodine receptor mediates early zymogen activation in pancreatitis
Husain SZ, Prasad P et al
Proc Nati Acad Sci USA, 2005 Oct 4; 102(40): 14386-91
- Rationale and procedures utilised in the nutritional support of patients undergoing radiation therapy for head and neck cancer
Joseph M Colasanto, Priyajit Prasad, Mary Ann Nash, Roy H Decker, Lynn D Wilson
Oncology, 2005 Mar; 19(3): 371-9
Priyajit Prasad, Ronald R Salem, Rakhee Mangla, Harry Asianian, Dhanpat Jain and
Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine, 2004 Sep; 77(5-6): 143-8
- The role of nitric oxide in gastrointestinal health and disease
Gastroenterology, 2004 Sep; 127(3): 1014
GMC Number: 4071640 Check this doctor's GMC registration
Date of registration: 01 February 1995
Accreditation and admitting rights at private hospitals
Mr. Priyajit Bobby Prasad is an accredited consultant for the UK's leading private healthcare providers and private hospitals including HCA Hospitals.
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