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Dr Faiz Ali is a Consultant Gastroenterologist & Clinical Lead for Endoscopy for Hywel Dda University Health Board. He is also the Lead Screening Colonoscopist for Bowel Screening Wales programme for the Health Board.


His work involves covering the 4 main hospitals in Hywel Dda but he also does additional Bowel Screening Colonoscopies for Health Boards in Swansea and Cardiff. His interest is in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy. He is responsible for ensuring Quality and Safety within the Endoscopy departments in Hywel Dda and carrying out key performance audits on all the endoscopsits.

Dr Faiz Ali

Consultant Gastroenterologist


Place of study

University of Liverpool


Date first licensed to practise




Gastroenterology, General Internal Medicine


Professional Qualifications

MB ChB, Medical School, Liverpool University

MD, Doctorate of Medicine - Swansea University,

FRCP, Fellow of Royal College of Physicians, London


Member of British Society of Gastroenterology, BSG

Member of Welsh Association of Gastroenterology & Endoscopy, WAGE

Member of European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, ESGE 


Clinical Roles

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Clinical Lead for Endoscopy, Hywel Dda Health Board (HDUHB)

Lead Screening Colonoscopist for Bowel Cancer Screening Programme, (HDUHB)


Previously Royal College Tutor for Medicine, Withybush Hospital



Career path


1986 to 1989

O and A levels - London


1989 to 1994

Medicine Degree at the University of Liverpool


1994 to 1999

Junior doctor training in Liverpool and London

Worked in several hospitals in London including St Thomas University Hospital, Queen Mary's, University College London


2000 to 2007

Specialist Registrar, Higher Specialist Training, Wales Rotation

Worked in Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Singleton & Morriston Hospital Swansea, Royal Gwent Hospital Newport

Research Registrar, CHIRAL Unit, Swansea University between 2004-2006


Jan 2008 to present

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Withybush Hospital

Private Clinic in Bancyfelin since 2008