Dr. Phillip Mayhead

Dr_MayheadI am a Consultant Gastroenterologist at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust. I was appointed to this post in 2009.  I have a private practice in Eastbourne and see and treat patients privately. Click here to make an enquiry.

I have a specialist interest in Endoscopy particularly, Endoscopic procedures relating to the treatment of jaundice and gallstone disease and advanced colonoscopy and the removal of polyps.

I am the training lead for East Sussex Healthcare Endoscopy services. I teach regularly on the Brighton basic colonoscopy courses teaching other Gastroenterologists and Trainees and also run a yearly course for Registrars and Endoscopy Nurses on how to best manage Upper Gastrointestinal bleeding.

I undertook my medical school training at Kings College London before moving to the South Coast for much of my early years of work. I also spent 2 years working in rural New South Wales, Australia, before returning to the UK to complete my higher medical training in General Medicine and Gastroenterology.

I have completed a Masters Degree in Human Nutrition through Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia. I am interested in the management of Inflammatory Bowel disease and Irritable Bowel Syndrome along with Pancreatic disorders and the management of both upper and lower Gastrointestinal symptoms.