Dr Subramaniam Ramakrishnan

After my basic qualification I have completed more than 15 years of practice in the field of Gastroenterology and General medicine covering all aspects of this specialty. I have been practising as a Consultant Gastroenterologist since 2007 and have a specialist interest in all aspects of endoscopy, gastroenterology, liver and pancreatic disease. I have a keen interest in service development, teaching and training. As endoscopy lead I established a brand new three room endoscopy unit at Warrington Hospital and led the team to achieve national accreditation. I am currently the lead for Advancing Quality programme (AQuA) for the Trust and participate actively in achieving a high quality of care across both medical and surgical divisions of the hospital. As the joint lead for management of alcohol related liver disease for the AQuA programme I have streamlined guidelines for evidence based high quality management of this condition. I teach all levels of trainees nurses and colleagues to update them of recent advances and techniques. I am currently the lead for research in Gastroenterology for the Trust and we are actively recruiting to several national trials. As a keen family man, I enjoy my spare time interacting with children and travelling as much as possible. I also enjoy many sports, particularly cricket.

I pride myself in being very open with patients and am keen to promote a patient centred approach to managing their illnesses. Procedures: Gastroscopy, Colonoscopy, ERCP Conditions: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Gastro oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) Ulcerative Colitis/ Crohn's disease Celiac Disease Liver problems Alcohol related problems Gallstones Cancer of gullet, stomach, bowel, pancreas and liver Investigations for: Heartburn, Indigestion, Bloating Constipation, Diarrhoea Bleeding from back passage/stomach/bowel Jaundice Anaemia

Specialises in:

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal (General) Medicine
 

Recent Reviews

 
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30th October 2018
Written by a carer at Warrington Hospital

I ACCOMPANIED MY HUSBAND AS HIS CARER TO AN APPOINTMENT AND FOUND THIS Dr TO BE VERY CARING AND COMPASSIONATE. HE WAS A VERY GOOD LISTENER HE MADE US FEEL WELCOME AND GAVE US TIME TO TALK ABOUT THE PROBLEMS THAT MY HUSBAND WAS HAVING. I ALSO HEARD ANOTHER PATIENT SAYING TO HER HUSBAND HOW WELL SHE HAD BEEN TREATED AND WHAT A GENTLE DR HE IS. WE HAVE SEEN DR RAMAKRISHNAN ON MANY OCCASIONS AND HIS MANNER IS ALWAYS VERY CARING AND VERY PROFESSIONAL

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16th October 2018
Written by a patient at Spire Cheshire Hospital

I asked for a referral to Dr. Ramakrishnan following six months of poor communication and little or no treatment from my previous consultant. I found Dr. Ramkrishnan to be both an excellent clinician and good communicator. He talked through my condition and the possible reasons for my symptoms. I was quickly scheduled for a colonoscopy, following which I was given a thorough explanation of what he discovered followed by a course of treatment. I responded well to his treatment plan and now six months later have made huge improvements. I would unreservedly recommend Dr. Ramakrishnan to anybody fortunate enough to live within the area where he practices.

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6th October 2018
Written by a patient at Spire Cheshire Hospital

Dr Ram is an excellent doctor who really cares about his patients. I have been in his care twice now, and on both occasions I felt that he really went the extra mile to give me exemplary care. He takes the time to explain things to you and also to listen to any of your concerns. From the moment that I had my first consultation with him, until my eventual discharge, I felt valued, looked after and safe. I have the utmost confidence in Dr Ram - I have never felt rushed in an appointment and always left feeling reassured, knowing that I would receive the best of care from him.

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21st September 2018
Written by a patient at The Wilmslow Hospital

I was recommended to Dr Ram by my GP, who advised me that he was the most approachable and kind doctor they knew...how right they were! He waited at the clinic for me and then proceeded to spend an inordinate amount of time making sure he understood my problems and concerns. He then proceeded to speed through all tests and results, for which I am very grateful. I have been able to make appointments to suit my schedule at both clinics in my area, which has been most useful. I would highly recommend this doctor

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21st September 2018
Written by a patient at Spire Cheshire Hospital

I have been seeing Dr. Ramakrishnan (Dr. Ram) for a number of years and he has managed my colitis and proctitis flair ups during that time. I found Dr. Ram through the Spire Cheshire Hospital and attend as a private patient. I wanted to change my gastroenterologist as I was not happy with the NHS care I was receiving at my local NHS hospital. Although I live some 30 miles from Cheshire I am happy to travel as I have found Dr. (Ram) gives me excellent care and allows me to contribute and take an active role in the treatment of my condition. I have enjoyed good health now for a number of years. I have had a colonoscopy carried out by Dr. Ram and was very happy with the procedure. I have also had a scan and various blood tests carried out. I have always found Dr. Ram to be attentive, very caring and to have a lot of empathy with his patients. I would have no hesitation in recommending him. Mrs L. Leng


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