Dr Gareth Corbett



GMC number: 6053264

Practicing since: 2002


Gastroenterology, General (internal) Medicine

Consultation times

  • Tuesday 14:15 - 17:15
  • Thursday 16:30 - 18:30
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Dr Corbett qualified from St George’s Hospital Medical School in London and undertook postgraduate training in East Anglia. He spent 4 years at Addenbrooke’s Hospital as Registrar in Gastroenterology. 

He is a subspecialist in advanced endoscopy and qualified as a bowel cancer screening colonoscopist. He has extensive experience with a variety of gastrointestinal conditions. His particular interest is the use of diet manipulation to control the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome and abdominal pain conditions. 

Special interests

Dr Corbett is a consultant gastroenterologist and Clinical Director for Digestive Diseases at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge. He has previously been clinical lead for endoscopy and clinical lead for gastroenterology. He has extensive experience with a variety of gastrointestinal conditions including irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Coeliac Disease, Acid Reflux, Gallstones and abdominal pain syndromes. He has a particular interest in the use of non-medical treatments to control the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome and abdominal pain conditions. 

Dr Corbett is able to offer his patients a wide range of endoscopic procedures including upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, colonoscopy, enteroscopy, ERCP and wireless capsule endoscopy. He is a subspecialist in endoscopy, with accreditation as a national bowel cancer screening colonoscopist.  He also provides advanced therapeutic endoscopic procedures, including endoluminal stenting and endoscopic resection of colorectal and duodenal lesions.

He also accepts referrals from other specialists who recommend that their patients should be investigated with a capsule endoscopy.  

Dr Corbett qualified from St George's Hospital Medical School in London in 2002. He undertook his postgraduate training in East Anglia and was appointed as a consultant at Addenbrooke's in 2013.

Other interests

Dr Corbett also has a background in aviation and military gastroenterology. He is the author of the chapter in Ernsting's Aviation and Space Medicine concerning Aviation Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Personal interests

Dr Corbett spends the majority of his time outside of work with his lovely family, undertaking all manner of activities for a Dad with young children. In his own time, his love is playing live music. He regularly plays in a jam session in Cambridge playing electric guitar, bass guitar and occasional vocals! 

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Gareth Corbett at Nuffield Health

  • Colonoscopy
  • Stretta therapy
  • Gastroscopy (or gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy)
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Diagnostic endoscopy
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy
  • Gastrointestinal tract
  • Nutrition
  • Reflux surgery

Locations Dr Gareth Corbett works with

Related experience


Dr Corbett has an interest in endoscopy research and is lead at Addenbrooke’s Hospital Endoscopy Unit clinical audit. He has published research on endoscopy devices, quality improvement in endoscopy, coeliac disease and ERCP.


  • Royal College of Physicians (Lon)
  • British Society of Gastroenterology
  • British Medical Association

Other posts held

  • Consultant Gastroenterologist and General Physician, Addenbrooke’s Hospital

Insurers Dr Gareth Corbett works with

Dr Gareth Corbett works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)


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

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

Dr Gareth Corbett holds the following paid advisory role(s) either at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health:

Dr Gareth Corbett provides an advisory role for Nuffield Health Endoscopy Unit and an advisory role for the Cambridge Hospital, both are paid roles at £200 per hour.

Free events with Dr Gareth Corbett

Let's Talk Gastric Reflux

Wednesday 9 March 2022

Cambridge Hospital

Dr Gareth Corbett

This free virtual event is for anyone who'd like to find out more about gastric reflux.

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