Dr Oliver Brain



GMC number: 4701295

Practising since: 2000


Gastroenterology, General (internal) Medicine

Consultation times

  • Weekly Tuesday 18:00 - 20:00
  • Weekly Wednesday 18:00 - 20:00
  • Weekly Saturday AM and PM
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Dr Oliver Brain is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at Nuffield Health The Manor Hospital, Oxford and at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust. He has extensive experience in general gastroenterology and endoscopy, including diagnostic colonoscopy and therapeutic endoscopy. He has a research interest in the pathogenesis and treatment of inflammatory bowel disease.

Dr Brain completed his clinical training at St Bart’s and The Royal London Medical School. His postgraduate training in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine was at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. His research training and DPhil into the function of Crohn’s disease susceptibility genes was undertaken at the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine in Oxford.

Dr Oliver Brain is a member of the Oxford Gut and Liver Group - https://www.oxfordgutandliver.co.uk/


PA email : Karen.Arevalo@nuffieldhealth.com

Personal interests

History of medicine and acoustic guitar

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Oliver Brain at Nuffield Health

  • Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroscopy (or gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy)
  • Diagnostic endoscopy
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy
  • Gastrointestinal tract

Locations Dr Oliver Brain works with


    Beech Road, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7RP

    01865 307777
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Related experience


  • Royal College of Physicians
  • European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation
  • Medical Protection Society

Other posts held

  • Consultant Gastroenterologist, John Radcliffe Hospital

Insurers Dr Oliver Brain works with

Dr Oliver Brain works with the following private medical insurance providers:

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


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

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

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