Dr Reena Sidhu

Consultant Gastroenterologist

MbBch BAO LRCP&SI (NUI) MRCP MD

Year qualified:1999

Specialty

Personal profile

Dr Reena Sidhu is a Consultant Gastroenterologist and a Honorary Senior Clinical lecturer with the University of Sheffield. She qualified from medical school in Dublin, Ireland. She completed her specialist training in Sheffield including a period of research and was awarded an MD with the University of Sheffield.

Dr Sidhu is currently the lead for the Sheffield double balloon enteroscopy service and also provides the capsule endoscopy service, both of which are established regional services which have won national awards. She is also the first author of the British Society of Gastroenterology (national) guidelines on capsule endoscopy and enteroscopy. She is also a permanent faculty member at the Lumley Castle capsule endoscopy course. She is one of the most published on small bowel research in the UK.

Dr Sidhu was awarded the Hopkins Endoscopy Prize by the British Society of Gastroenterology in 2012, the first ever female gastroenterologist to be recognized with this prize. She provides gastroenterology consultations for a variety of problems including change in bowel habit, irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, gastro- oesophageal reflux disease, anaemia etc.

Dr Sidhu also performs gastroscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, enteroscopy and capsule endoscopy.

Professional Membership



  • Medical Defense Union

  • General Medical Council

  • Royal College of Physicians (London)

  • British Society of Gastroenterology

  • UK Capsule Endoscopy User Group

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