Dr Ajeya Krishna Shetty

Consultant Physician & Gastroenterologist


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Dr Ajeya Shetty is a Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist at Great Western Hospital, Swindon, having been appointed in 2006. He is the hospital lead for inflammatory bowel disease, bowel cancer screening and upper GI cancers.

He graduated in 1993 and was awarded Membership of the Royal College in 1997, and appointed as a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London in 2011.

He received his specialised training in Gastroenterology in the London SW rotation. During this time, he spent three years at St Marks Hospital, Harrow which is a tertiary referral centre for all aspects of gastroenterological disorders. He gained considerable experience in the management of patients with complex inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, functional bowel disorders and patients requiring enteral and parenteral nutrition. He was also the Clinical Tutor for the undergraduate medical students from Imperial College, London. During his time at St Marks, he developed a keen interest in the management of inflammatory bowel disease, which culminated in the award of an MD by the University of London. He also trained for a year at the Liver Unit in Kings College London, where he gained knowledge and experience in managing patients with all aspects of liver disease.

Dr Shetty is delighted to be working with BMI The Ridgeway, Wroughton. He is happy to see patients by prior appointment.

He is married with two daughters and enjoys living in a beautiful Wiltshire village.

Professional Membership

  • British Medical Association (BMA)

  • Royal College of Physicians, London

  • British Society of Gastroenterologists (BSG)

  • European Crohn’s and Colitis Association (ECCO)

  • American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)

  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)

Clinical Interests

  • Inflammatory bowel disease

  • Irritable bowel syndrome and other motility disorders

  • Nutrition

  • Dyspepsia

  • Iron deficiency anaemia

  • Abdominal pain

  • Diarrhoea

  • Abnormal liver function tests

  • All aspects of liver disease

  • General medicine

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