Dr Prakash Gupta

Consultant Gastroenterologist/Hepatologist

MBBS, BSc, MRCP, DPhil

Year qualified:2003

Specialty

Personal profile

Dr Prakash Gupta qualified in 2003 from The Royal Free and University College Medical School where he trained as a junior house officer. Following this he subsequently went on to complete his Membership of the Royal College of Physicians and then began registrar training in Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the Oxford Deanery.

During his time at The Oxford Deanery Dr Gupta completed advanced hepatology training and gained liver transplant experience at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge. He also completed his Doctor of Philosophy qualification from Oxford University on HCV immunology and genomics whilst a research fellow at Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA, for 3 years.

After completing triple accreditation CCT in Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Dr Gupta was appointed a locum consultant at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford before taking up a substantive post at Milton Keynes University Hospital. At Milton Keynes Dr Gupta holds a number of pivotal roles including, Lead in Hepatology, Clinical Governance for Gastroenterology and he is also the Consultant BMA representative and Local Negotiating Committee Chair.

On top of his consultancy work Dr Gupta also provides regular lectures and teaching to junior doctors and medical students in Buckingham and Oxford. He maintains close ties with Oxford University Hospitals, having set up a local Hepatitis B and C service with them, and also maintains close links with Cambridge University Hospitals having set up a joint liver transplant clinic.

Dr Gupta is also proficient in upper GI endoscopy and colonoscopy and a certified trainer.

Professional Memberships

  • British Society of Gastroenterology
  • Royal College of Physicians
  • EASL (European Association for the Study of the Liver)

Clinical Interests

  • Liver disease
  • Upper and lower GI disease
  • General gastroenterology
  • Colonoscopy

Research interests

  • Autoimmune liver disease
  • Viral hepatitis

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Milton Keynes University Hospital

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