About Dr Tanwar

  • Dr Tanwar is certified on the GMC specialist register as a consultant in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Internal Medicine.

  • In 2014 Dr Tanwar took up his consultant post at Barts Health NHS Trust as Gastroenterologist with a specialist interest in HPB medicine and interventional endoscopy.

  • Dr Tanwar qualified from Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospital Medical School in 2001.

  • After obtaining his MRCP, Dr Tanwar completed his specialist Gastroenterology training in London and trained at numerous centres of excellence including University College Hospital, St. Mary’s Hospital, King’s College Hospital and the Royal Free Hospital.

  • In the penultimate year of his specialist registrar training Dr Tanwar was selected in open national competition for the London Deanery Advanced Hepatology Fellowship.

  • During his specialist registrar training Dr Tanwar undertook a 4-year PhD research fellowship within the prestigious UCL Institute for Liver & Digestive Health (part of the Division of Medicine at University College London).

  • Dr Tanwar has published widely in peer reviewed international journals and textbooks and have published more than 30 articles on a broad range of subjects such as diagnostic testing, HPB medicine, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, anaemia and gastrointestinal malignancy. 

  • Alongside his expertise in non-invasive testing, Dr Tanwar  also performs complex endoscopic procedures. In addition to being proficient in a wide range of complex endoscopic procedures, Dr Tanwar has the largest experience in the UK of endoscopic stenting as a non-operative intervention for symptomatic gallbladder disease (endoscopic transpapillary gallbladder stenting- ETGS).

Professional Memberships & Fellowships

  • Royal College of Physicians

  • British Society of Gastroenterology

  • British Association for the Study of Liver Disease

  • British Medical Association

  • General Medical Council

  • European Board of Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Outside of Work

  • Dr Tanwar lives in North East London with his wife, a paediatrician and two young children.

  • Dr Tanwar's hobbies include cycling, gardening, DIY and trying to go to the gym!