Dennis Freshwater is a consultant hepatologist at the Liver & Hepatobiliary Unit, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham and also works within the Gastroenterology department.
He undertook his basic medical training at University College London. He subsequently started his specialist gastroenterology training in the West Midlands and started in the Liver Unit in 2001, subsequently undertaking a research fellowship under the aegis of Dr David Mutimer and Dr Patricia Cane at the University of Birmingham.
He was appointed as Consultant Hepatologist in Birmingham in 2007 and was also awarded an MD (Doctor of Medicine) in 2007 for his thesis on the evolution of hepatitis B and C in liver transplant recipients undergoing antiviral therapy
His clinical interests include:
- All forms of liver disease
- Alcoholic liver disease
- Altered bowel habit
- Inflammatory bowel disease
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Endoscopy of upper GI tract and lower bowel