Dr Ruchit Sood



GMC number: 6118969

Practising since: 2005


Gastroenterology, General (internal) Medicine

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Dr Ruchit Sood is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at Leeds Teaching Hospitals and Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital. His expertise is in all areas related to the gullet, stomach, bowel and liver.

He qualified from the University of Sheffield and then moved to Leeds to pursue his gastroenterology training, during which time he completed an advanced interventional endoscopy fellowship at Leeds Teaching Hospitals. He was awarded a Doctorate in Medicine (MD) research degree from the University of Leeds for his contribution towards work in differentiating irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) from other bowel disorders such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

His particular expertise is in the assessment and endoscopic treatment of non-cancerous and cancerous lesions involving the gullet, stomach and bowel, as well as in the treatment of IBD. 

He is a National accredited Bowel Cancer Screening Programme (BCSP) colonoscopist and is the Clinical Lead for the BCSP in Leeds.

He is also the Clinical Lead for Gastrointestinal Bleed Service delivery at Leeds Teaching Hospitals, and Governance Lead for the Gastroenterology department.

He is passionate about teaching and is involved in the training of gastroenterologists and surgeons at regional, national and international conferences and workshops.

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Special interests

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Bloating
  • Change in Bowel Habit
  • Colonoscopy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Heartburn
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Related Problems
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Reflux
  • Removal of Bowel Polyps
  • Stomach Ulcers
  • Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Diarrhoea

Other interests

Dr Sood has designed and run several endoscopy and gastroenterology workshops in the UK and abroad. In collaboration with colleagues, he set up and runs the Yorkshire School of Endoscopic Therapy (YSET), which aims to provide high quality training in all aspects of advanced endoscopy. 

Personal interests

Dr Sood is married with two children. He enjoys cycling, running and walks in the countryside with his family.

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Ruchit Sood at Nuffield Health

  • Gastroesophageal
  • Blood test
  • Colorectal screening
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Diagnostic endoscopy
  • Gastrointestinal tract
  • Ultrasound

Locations Dr Ruchit Sood works with


    2 Leighton Street, Leeds, LS1 3EB

    0113 3227251
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Dr Sood has a wide range of research interests, resulting in more than 45 peer-reviewed publications in endoscopy, IBS, IBD and gastrointestinal bleeding, as well as more than 30 presentations at national and international conferences.
His research profile is available to view at: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ruchit_Sood


  • British Society of Gastroenterology
  • European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Royal College of Physicians, London

Other posts held

  • Consultant Gastroenterologist- Leeds Teaching Hospitals
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer- University of Leeds

Insurers Dr Ruchit Sood works with

Dr Ruchit Sood works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Bupa
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)


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

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

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