Por qué es un doctor de primer nivel/Professional statement/Perché è un dottore di prim’ordine

Dr Rami Sweis is a leading consultant gastroenterologist with advanced experience in both upper and lower gastrointestinal (GI) disorders as well as advanced endoscopy. He has extensive expertise working with a spectrum of conditions including swallowing problems (dysphagia), reflux disease, endoscopic treatmentsstomach problems, constipationdiarrhoea and oesophagal problems.

After obtaining his Bachelors in Biology and Psychology in 1994 from the University of Illinois in Chicago, Dr Sweis went on to complete his primary medical qualification at the University of Edinburgh in 1999. He also became a member of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE). His training took place in various prestigious medical institutions, including King's College Hospital and Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals where he also achieved his PhD in 2012.

Being highly experienced in upper GI physiology and an advanced endoscopist, Dr Sweis is in the unique position to offer patients an alternative approach to manage many GI conditions, from behavioural modification therapy to complex endoscopic treatment. He also runs the Upper GI Physiology Unit at both the OneWelbeck Clinic and University College London Hospital (UCLH).

As well as committing to the highest possible patient care, he also dedicates his career to teaching future specialists - he was awarded the Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) in 2018 and holds an Associate Professor position at University College London (UCL).

He is also the President of the Association of GI Physiologists (AGIP) and is a member of the Oesophageal section of the British Society of Gastroenterology. At UCLH, he is part of the Upper GI Therapeutic Endoscopy team and is also the Upper GI Physiology Lead.

Furthermore, Dr Sweis is actively involved in research that aims to expand the knowledge and treatment capabilities for conditions such as oesophageal motility disorders such as achalasia, reflux disease including Barrett’s oesophagus as well as eosinophilic oesophagitis. He has co-authored national and international guidelines in all of these fields.

Especialista en

Difficult Swallowing (Dysphagia)

The difficult swallowing, known in medical circles as dysphagia is difficulty swallowing or swallowing food, and usually occurs especially in elderly patients. In many cases it is a r...

Gastrointestinal endoscopy

What is a gastrointestinal endoscopy? A gastrointestinal endoscopy, also known as gastroscopy or digestive endoscopy, is a test that is used to...




What is diarrhoea? Diarrhoea is characterised by a greater fluidity and volume of bowel movements. These stools can sometimes contain ...

Barrett's oesophagus



What is achalasia? Achalasia is a rare disorder that effects the oesophagus (food pipe), making it...

Enfermedades, Pruebas y Tratamientos

  • Abdominal pain
  • Abdominal ultrasound
  • Achalasia
  • Acid reflux
  • Bariatric surgery problems
  • Barrett's oesophagus
  • Biopsy
  • Bloated stomach
  • Blood in stool (rectal bleeding)
  • Cholelithiasis (gallstones)
  • Chronic diarrhoea
  • Colic
  • Colitis
  • Colonoscopy
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's disease
  • Diarrhoea
  • Diet
  • Digestive diseases
  • Diverticular disease
  • Dysmotility
  • Eating disorders
  • Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR)
  • Endoscopy
  • Epigastric hernia
  • Fatty liver
  • Food allergies
  • Food intolerance
  • Food intolerance test
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric balloon
  • Gastric band
  • Gastric bypass
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal endoscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Halitosis
  • Helicobacter pylori
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Indigestion (dyspepsia)
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Iron deficiency
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Lactose intolerance test
  • Liver function tests
  • Morbid obesity
  • Nutrition
  • Obesity
  • Oesophageal manometry
  • Oesophageal varices
  • Oesophagitis
  • pH monitoring
  • Piles (haemorrhoids)
  • Polypectomy
  • Polyps
  • POSE procedure
  • Radiofrequency treatment (RFA)
  • Rectosigmoidoscopy
  • SIBO
  • Stomach flu
  • Stomach reduction
  • Stomach ulcer
  • Stress
  • Stretta
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Ultrasound
  • Upper GI surgery
  • Virtual colonoscopy
  • Vomiting
  • Weight loss

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    5-10 Beaumont Street W1G 6AA - London (W1G Marylebone London)
    (+44) 02081522799
  • The London Clinic
    20 Devonshire Place W1G 6BW - London (W1G Marylebone London)
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  • The Princess Grace Hospital
    42-52 Nottingham Place W1U 5NY - London (Central London)
    (+44) 02081522799
  • OneWelbeck Digestive Surgery
    Floor 7, 1 Welbeck St W1G 0AR - London (W1G Marylebone London)
    (+44) 02081522799

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