Dr Phillip Mayhead

MBBS MRCP MSc (Human Nutrition)

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Dr Mayhead has over a eleven years’ experience as a Consultant working with a wide range of gastroenterology patients focusing on holistic, patient-centred care. He is a qualified Bowel Cancer Screener and has a versatile endoscopic skill set, providing both upper and lower GI condition management, billiary endoscopy (ERCP) and other theapeutic interventions. He works closely with dietetics and other specialties to provide effective, evidence based care for functional conditions such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Gastrointestinal Functional Disorder (GIFD), Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO), Bile Acid Malabsorption (BAM) and visceral hypersensitivity.

Clinical Interests

  • Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Reflux and Dyspepsia
  • Liver disease (diagnositics and management)
  • Endoscopic management of gallstones
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Pancreatic Exocrine Insufficiency (PEI)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Gastrointestinal Functional Disorder (GIFD)
  • Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)
  • Bile Acid Malabsorption (BAM) and visceral hypersensitivity

Year Qualified

1997

NHS Base

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Phillip Mayhead

MBBS MRCP MSc (Human Nutrition)

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Professional Profile

Dr Mayhead studied at Kings College London, qualifying in 1997.  He completed his junior residency in the South East of England before spending two years gaining further experience in Australia.  On return to the UK in 2003 he undertook specialism in gastroenterology and completed a Masters in Human Nutrition in 2006.  Having finished his training in 2009, he moved to a Consultant post at Eastbourne District General Hospital where he undertook roles including Clinical Lead for both Gastroenterology and Endoscopy. 

 

During this time he has qualified as both a Bowel Cancer Screener and is an Examiner for the same programme. He has input into a wide range of JAG approved endoscopy courses and is a named author for a number of audit-led publications. He is now a Consultant Gastroenterologist at the William Harvey Hospital in Ashford, Kent.

Personal Profile

Dr Mayhead has lived in East Sussex for 23 years and makes the most of the excellent riding, cycling and running terrain provided by this county.

Dr Phillip Mayhead

MBBS MRCP MSc (Human Nutrition)

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Dr Phillip Mayhead

MBBS MRCP MSc (Human Nutrition)

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Dr Phillip Mayhead, Consultant Gastroenterologist at One Ashford Hospital

Dr Phillip Mayhead

MBBS MRCP MSc (Human Nutrition)

Consultant Gastroenterologist

 

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Dr Phillip Mayhead, Consultant Gastroenterologist at One Ashford Hospital in Kent
Hospital Information

Hospital: One Ashford Hospital

Tel: 01233 423 000

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