Dr Rohit Gowda



GMC number: 6040819

Practising since: 2001



Sub-specialties: Paediatric gastro-enterology

Consultation times

  • Tuesdays 09.00 - 13.00
  • 2nd, 4th and 5th Friday of each month
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Dr Gowda trained as a Paediatrician in the West Midlands with extensive training in Paediatric Gastroenterology in the Birmingham Children’s Hospital which is a renowned centre for Paediatric Liver disease and Gastroenterology.

Since 2013 he has worked as a Consultant Paediatrician with special interest in Gastroenterology in University Hospital of Warwickshire in Coventry and since June 2014 in Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells Hospital. Dr.Gowda is currently the Clinical Lead of the Paediatric Gastroenterology Department and Endoscopy Lead for Paediatrics at the Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells Paediatric Gastroenterology Department. Dr Gowda is also the Accredited trainer in Paediatric Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells Hospital.

Dr Gowda has extensive experience in management of variety of gastroenterological presentations in children in the age range of 0-18 years with presentations such as reflux, diarrhea, vomiting, Constipation, failure to thrive, feeding difficulties, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, weight loss and other presentations.

He has experience of management of conditions such as Gastro-esophageal reflux disease, Coeliac disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Chron’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis), Eosinophilic Esophagitis and others. He also has extensive experience of performing and reporting on Gastroenterological investigations such as Endoscopy and pH study.

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Special interests

Paediatric Gastroenterology

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Rohit Gowda at Nuffield Health

  • Blood test
  • Colonoscopy
  • Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy

Locations Dr Rohit Gowda works with

Related experience


Dr Gowda has also participated in a number of local and national research studies including being Principal Investigator for RECOVERY trial during COVID and TEAM against Meningitis trial. He is currently Principal Investigator for the PINPOINT and CLARITY studies 

Dr.Gowda has also been part of multiple publications and poster presentations at national and international meetings in the field of Paediatric Gastroenterology. He is currently part of the British Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Research Working Group.

Published articles:

The utility and safety of paediatric endoscopy in a district general hospital in Southeast England.

DOI: 10.1007/s00431-022-04393-z. Epub 2022 Jan 28

Impact of meningococcal ACWY conjugate vaccines on pharyngeal carriage in adolescents: evidence for herd protection from the UK MenACWY progamme


Neonatal orbital subperiosteal haematoma following shoulder dystocia

DOI: 10.1136/archdischild-2015-310168

Is delayed clamping of the umbilical cord in moderately preterm babies beneficial?

DOI: 10.1136ADC.2009.176297


  • General Medical Council
  • Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
  • British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition

Other posts held

  • Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Insurers Dr Rohit Gowda works with

Dr Rohit Gowda works with the following private medical insurance providers:

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


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

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

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