Dr Cox

Gastroenterologist

  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Coeliac disease
  • Endoscopy
  • ERCP
  • Liver disease

Dr Mark Cox

GMC: 3170074


Dr Mark Cox is a hugely experienced consultant gastroenterologist based in Birmingham at the Spire Little Aston Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and the Spire Parkway Hospital in Solihull. He has a special interest in treating inflammatory bowel conditions, coeliac disease, hepatobiliary conditions and the use of therapeutic endoscopy. He has more than 20 years of experience and has performed more than 15,000 upper GI endoscopies and 5,000 colonoscopies in his time.

Dr Cox has been involved in training, and is currently part of the training committee for  Gastroenterology in the West Midlands Deanery. He is widely published, and has contributed a lot to therapeutic endoscopy use in his region throughout his career in gastroenterology. He was also lead for upper GI cancer in Walsall and continues to chair the cancer services committee at Little Aston. He is actively involved in the clinical governance of endoscopic services in the Spire hospitals both Little Aston and Parkway.


  • Professional experience

    • Consultant Gastroenterologist, private practices (present)
    • Consultant Gastroenterologist and Clinical Director, Walsall Hospitals NHS Trust (1997 - 2018)
  • Public positions

    • Cancer Services Committee, Spire Little Aston (present)
  • Education

    • MBBS, University of London (1986)
    • FRCP, Royal College of Physicians (1997)
  • Professional membership

    • Fellow of Royal College of Physicians
  • Teaching posts

    • Training Committee, Gastro West Midlands Deanery (present)

 Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Abdominal pain
  • Achalasia
  • Acid reflux
  • Alcoholic liver disease
  • Alcoholism
  • Ascites
  • Barrett's oesophagus
  • Biopsy
  • Bloated stomach
  • Blood in stool (rectal bleeding)
  • Bowel cancer
  • Bowel cancer screening
  • Cholelithiasis (gallstones)
  • Chronic diarrhoea
  • Cirrhosis
  • Clinical nutrition
  • Coeliac disease
  • Colic
  • Colitis
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's disease
  • Diarrhoea
  • Digestive diseases
  • Diverticular disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Drug induced liver injury
  • Dysmotility
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR)
  • Endoscopy
  • Epigastric hernia
  • ERCP
  • Fatty liver
  • Food intolerance
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric balloon
  • Gastric band
  • Gastric bypass
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal endoscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Helicobacter pylori
  • Hepatic encephalopathy
  • Hepatology
  • Hepatorenal syndrome
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Incisional hernia
  • Indigestion (dyspepsia)
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Intestinal failure
  • Iron deficiency
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Lactose intolerance test
  • Liver
  • Liver biopsy
  • Liver cancer
  • Liver cyst
  • Liver disease
  • Liver function tests
  • Liver surgery
  • Neuroendocrine tumours
  • Nutrition
  • Obesity
  • Oesophageal manometry
  • Oesophageal varices
  • Oesophagitis
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Pancreatitis
  • pH monitoring
  • Polypectomy
  • Polyps
  • Primary biliary cholangitis (PBC)
  • Primary sclerosing cholangistis (PSC)
  • Second medical opinion
  • Short bowel syndrome
  • Stent
  • Stomach cancer
  • Stomach ulcer
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Ultrasound
  • Upper GI surgery
  • Viral hepatitis
  • Virtual colonoscopy
  • Vomiting

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Contact

  • Spire Little Aston Hospital
    Little Aston Hall Drive B74 3UP - Birmingham (Sutton Coldfield)
    (+44) 01212817774
  • Spire Parkway Hospital
    1 Damson Parkway B91 2PP - Birmingham (Solihull)
    (+44) 01212817773
  • Sutton Medical Consulting Centre
    Ashfurlong Medical Centre, 233 Tamworth Rd B75 6DX - Birmingham (Sutton Coldfield)
    (+44) 01212817775


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