Dr Praful Patel



GMC number: 3189434

Practising since: 1986


General (internal) Medicine, Gastroenterology

Consultation times

  • Thursday 08:30 - 13:00
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Dr Patel is a Consultant Gastroenterologist with special interest in Endoscopy.

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Praful Patel at Nuffield Health

  • Glucose breath test
  • Colonoscopy
  • Gastroscopy (or gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy)
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Diagnostic endoscopy
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy
  • Capsule endoscopy

Locations Dr Praful Patel works with

Related experience


Dr Patel is very established in the field of research and has written over 25 papers on endoscopy, cancer, Barrett's oesophagus and H. pylori.


  • British Society of Gastroenterology
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
  • Medical Protection Society

Other posts held

  • Director of Hampshire Bowel Cancer Screening Programme
  • Head Clinician for Wessex Barrett's Oesophagus

Insurers Dr Praful Patel works with

Dr Praful Patel works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Health-on-Line
  • Medical Care Direct
  • PHC
  • Simplyhealth
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


Dr Praful Patel has the following interest in this hospital/ another Nuffield Health hospital or the company:

Dr Patel provides advisory services in support of YAG accreditation to the Nuffield Health Wessex hospital, he is paid £250 for each meeting attendance. Dr Patel is paid £8,000 per year to be our JAG/Endoscopy lead consultant.

Dr Praful Patel has the following interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital:

Dr Patel owns and maintains a Capsule Endoscopy and Gastroscopy Bravo systems, Nuffield Health Wessex Hospital are charged a market rate fee in each patient episode.

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