Dr. Nimal Balaratnam is a Consultant Gastroenterologist with over two decades of experience in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy. He sees private patients at St Josephs Hospital.
Dr Balaratnam qualified from Nottingham University 1991 and joined the Formerly Specialist Registrar the Welsh Deanery 1995. He undertoo further research and endoscopy training Swansea University 1999 in Helicobacter Pylori, colonoscopy and endomucosal resection, and was then appointed Consultant Gastroenterologist at the Royal Gwent Hospital 2003. He has since become well known for pioneering and leading of the Capsule Endoscopy service.
He is the clinical lead within gastroenterology in clinical governance, undergraduate teaching and endoscopy training at the Royal Gwent Hospital. He actively participates in postgraduate teaching.