Dr Sudeep Tanwar

Qualifications

MBBS, MRCP, PhD, FRCP, FEBGH

GMC number: 6030885

Practicing since: 2001

Specialties

Gastroenterology, General (internal) Medicine

Sub-specialties: Hepatology

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About

Dr Tanwar qualified from Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital Medical School in 2001 and is certified on the GMC specialist register as a consultant in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Internal Medicine. 

In 2014, he was appointed as a Consultant Gastroenterologist with a specialist interest in HPB medicine and interventional endoscopy at Barts Health NHS Trust. Dr Tanwar is also an Honorary Associate Professor at the UCL Institute for Liver & Digestive Health and has completed his specialist Gastroenterology training in London during which he trained at numerous centres of excellence including University College Hospital, St. Mary’s Hospital, King’s College Hospital and the Royal Free Hospital. In the penultimate year of his training he was selected in open national competition for the London Deanery Advanced Hepatology Fellowship. 


Sudeep has the largest published experience in the UK of endoscopic gallbladder stenting as a non-operative procedure for symptomatic gallbladder disease (endoscopic transpapillary gallbladder stenting).

Special interests

During his specialist training, Dr Tanwar undertook a 4-year PhD research fellowship within the division of medicine at University College London. He has published widely in peer reviewed international journals and textbooks with more than 30 publications to his credit on a broad range of subjects such as diagnostic testing, HPB medicine, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, anaemia and gastrointestinal malignancy. He currently serves on the editorial board for several Gastroenterology and Hepatology journals.

Alongside his expertise in minimally invasive diagnostic techniques, Dr Tanwar also performs complex endoscopic procedures such as enteral stenting and ERCP using advanced endoscopic techniques that avoid the need for formal surgery. 

Languages spoken

English, Urdu

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Sudeep Tanwar at Nuffield Health

  • Colorectal screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Gastroscopy (or gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy)
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Diagnostic endoscopy
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatogram (or ERCP)
  • Liver function tests

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Research

Dr Tanwar has published widely in peer reviewed international journals and textbooks on a broad range of subjects such as diagnostic testing, Endoscopy, HPB medicine, Hepatitis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, anaemia and gastrointestinal malignancy.

Sudeep attained his PhD from the prestigious Institute for Liver & Digestive Health within the Division of Medicine at University College London (UCL) and now works as an Honorary Associate Professor at this institution.  

Original Articles, Reviews and Letters over last 2 years


Is there scope to improve the selection of patients with alcohol-related liver disease for referral to secondary care? A retrospective analysis of primary care referrals to a UK liver centre, incorporating simple blood tests:
Rhodes FA, Cococcia S, Patel P, Panovska-Griffiths J, Tanwar S, Westbrook RH, Rodger A, Rosenberg W. BMJ Open. 2021 Jun 4;11(6):e047786.

doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-047786. PMID: 34088709


Uncovering unsuspected advanced liver fibrosis in patients referred to alcohol nurse specialists using the ELF test:
Rhodes F, Cococcia S, Panovska-Griffiths J, Tanwar S, Westbrook RH, Rodger A, Rosenberg WM.
BMC Gastroenterol. 2021 Mar 31;21(1):143.

doi: 10.1186/s12876-021-01728-2.PMID: 33789586 

Systematic review: Investigating the prognostic performance of four non-invasive tests in alcohol-related liver disease: 
Rhodes AF, Trembling P, Panovska-Griffiths J, Tanwar S, Westbrook R, Rodger A, Rosenberg W.
J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2020 Nov 10

doi: 10.1111/jgh.15335.  PMID: 33171534


Errors in modeling misrepresent the utility of the enhanced liver fibrosis test in the management of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease:

Tanwar S, Srivastava A, Rosenberg W., J Hepatol. 2020 Sep 26:S0168-8278(20)30462-1., doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2020.07.009. PMID: 32994080 


The Enhanced Liver Fibrosis Test Is Associated With Liver-Related Outcomes in Postmenopausal Women With Risk Factors for Liver Disease :
Trembling PM, Apostolidou S, Gentry-Maharaj A, Parkes J, Ryan A, Tanwar S, Burnell M, Harris S, Menon U, Rosenberg WM.
BMC Gastroenterol. 2020 Apr 15;20(1):104.
doi: 10.1186/s12876-020-01251-w. PMID: 32293289


After the introduction of EUS-guided drainage, is there still a role for endoscopic transpapillary gallbladder stent placement for patients who are not fit for cholecystectomy? Phillpotts S, Tanwar S Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2020 April;91(4):957-958.

doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2019.11.033. PMID: 32204821

Haemobilia in a previously stented hilar cholangiocarcinoma: successful haemostasis after the insertion of fcSEMS.

Tien T, Tan  YC , Baptiste P, Tanwar S Oxf Med Case Reports. 2020 Feb; 2020(2): omaa010.

doi: 10.1093/omcr/omaa010. PMID: 32128221

Inflammation and fibrosis in chronic liver diseases including non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and hepatitis C .

Tanwar S, Rhodes F, Srivastava A, Trembling P, Rosenberg W World J Gastroenterol. Jan 14, 2020; 26(2): 109-133.

doi: 10.3748/wjg.v26.i2.109. PMID: 31969775

Cost-comparison analysis of FIB-4, ELF and fibroscan in community pathways for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. 

Srivastava A, Jong S, Gola A, Gailer R, Morgan S, Sennett K, Tanwar S, Pizzo E, O'Beirne J, Tsochatzis E, Parkes J, Rosenberg W.
BMC Gastroenterol. 2019 Jul 11;19(1):122.

doi: 10.1186/s12876-019-1039-4. PMID: 3129616

Prospective evaluation of a primary care referral pathway for patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

Srivastava A,  Gailer A, Tanwar S, Trembling P, Parkes J, Rodger A, Suri D, Thorburn D,  Sennett K,  Morgan S, Tsochatzis E, Rosenberg W 
J Hepatol. 2019 Aug;71(2):371-378.
doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2019.03.033. PMID: 30965069

Memberships

  • GMC
  • BMA
  • RCP
  • BASL
  • BSG
  • EBGH

Other posts held

  • Consultant Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist, Barts Health

Insurers Dr Sudeep Tanwar works with

Dr Sudeep Tanwar works with the following private medical insurance providers:

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

Declaration

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

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

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