Dr Sankara Raman

Consultant Physician & Gastroenterologist


Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Physicians, London
  • General Medical Council
  • Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association
  • West Midlands Physicians Association
  • Medical Defence Union

Clinical Interests

  • Reflux, peptic ulcer disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Laser therapy for upper GI and colorectal cancer
  • All aspects of liver disease

Personal profile

Dr Raman is a Consultant Gastroenterologist able to offer a comprehensive Gastroenterology service including consultation and endoscopy at BMI The Meriden Hospital. He is able to provide both a diagnostic and a therapeutic endoscopy service with the latest state of the art equipment, which is available at the Endoscopy unit at The Meriden Hospital. Endoscopy procedures he provides include:

  • Diagnostic and therapeutic upper GI Endoscopy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy 
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic Colonoscopy

Dr Raman in 2016 became Director of Medical Education at George Eliot Hospital. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Hon Assoc. Professor at the University of Warwick and at Warwick Medical School, Clinical Lead for Alcohol Services in North Warwickshire and Lead Clinician for GI cancer at the George Eliot Hospital.

Dr Raman did his training in general medicine at University Hospital in Coventry and Warwickshire and got his MRCP in 1997. He then underwent higher specialist training in Gastroenterology and Medicine in Liverpool.

He has been a Consultant Gastroenterologist at the George Eliot Hospital since November 2003. He Dr Raman has a major research interest in diagnosis and treatment of cancer and has published and presented papers on both sides of the Atlantic. He has special expertise in lasers in endoscopic treatment of cancer, which he has set up at the George Eliot Hospital.

He is happy to see referrals in all aspects of liver disease, reflux and dyspepsia, inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome and also suspected upper and lower GI cancer in addition to general medicine.

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Endoscopy procedures

Dr V. Sankara Raman, Consultant Gastroenterologist at BMI The Meriden Hospital in Coventry, discusses various endoscopy procedures, including gastroscopy, sigmoidoscopy and bronchoscopy. He also demonstrates some of the state-of-the-art equipment available at BMI The Meriden Hospital.