Dr Amit Chattree


BMedSci(Hons), MBBS, MD, MRCP(London), MRCP(UK), MRCP(Gastro), FRCP

GMC number: 6147572

Practising since: 2006



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  • Friday 13:00 - 16:00
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Dr Amit Chattree qualified from Bart’s and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry and undertook specialist gastroenterology training on the North East Thames Gastroenterology Training Programme. He worked at world-leading centres gaining valuable expertise in treating the most complex gastrointestinal conditions.

Dr Chattree undertook an advanced endoscopy fellowship at the University Hospital of North Tees and completed an MD Thesis at Durham University with numerous publications. Dr Chattree is the lead author of the British Society of Gastroenterology Guidelines for the management of large colorectal polyps and also developed the world’s first framework for the management of large polyps. He was awarded a British Society of Gastroenterology prize for his work in 2015.

Dr Chattree specialises in advanced therapeutic endoscopy with high-quality outcomes.  He is an accredited endoscopist for the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme and is a nationally recognised expert in small bowel endoscopy. He leads the small bowel department at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust, the main tertiary referral centre for double-balloon enteroscopy and capsule endoscopy for the North East and Cumbria. He is also the Course Director for the renowned Lumley Castle European Capsule Endoscopy Course and a faculty member of the Sheffield Capsule Endoscopy Course.

He is a nationally and internationally renowned Gastroenterologist.  He is an invited speaker at national and international conferences and remains active in teaching and research internationally.  He is a national assessor for small bowel endoscopy and is the Royal College of Physicians’s national lead for the small bowel capsule endoscopy certification pathway.  He is also a faculty member of the prestigious international teaching academy IRCAD.

Dr Chattree sees a wide variety of gastroenterology and hepatology cases and is often asked to provide a second opinion for complex cases.


Special interests

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Liver Disease 
  • Luminal Gastroenterology
  • Small Bowel Medicine
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Endoscopy (Diagnostic and Therapeutic)
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Small Bowel Endoscopy
  • Transnasal Endoscopy
  • Small Bowel Endoscopy (Single and Double Balloon Enteroscopy)
  • Bowel Cancer Screening

Personal interests

I enjoy participating in and watching sport, especially football and cricket. I am also a keen cook.

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Amit Chattree at Nuffield Health

  • Colonoscopy
  • Gastroscopy (or gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy)
  • Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy
  • Capsule endoscopy

Locations Dr Amit Chattree works with

Related experience


Dr Chattree has published multiple research articles including in leading journals such as ‘Gut’ and ‘Colorectal Diseases’.  He has also published numerous original abstract articles and presented work at both international and national conferences. He remains active in research with a particular interest in endoscopy and inflammatory bowel disease.

Insurers Dr Amit Chattree works with

Dr Amit Chattree works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)


Dr Amit Chattree does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Amit Chattree does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Amit Chattree does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.