Dr Mumtaz Hayat
Dr Hayat's area of specialty is gastroenterology and endoscopy as well as general medicine.
He is the cancer lead for the trust and is an accredited colonoscopist for the national bowel cancer screening programme and is the lead colonoscopist for the programme for the trust.
Dr Hayat’s clinical interest also lies in therapeutic endoscopy, colonoscopy, endoscopic mucosal resection, colorectal stenting, endoscopic retrograde, cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Dr Hayat qualified from Punjab University in Pakistan in 1988 and, after preliminary training in medicine and gastroenterology, moved to the UK. His specialist registrar training was in the Yorkshire region and he also spent some time at Hamburg University Hospital in Germany on a travelling fellowship awarded by Endoscopy Committee of the British Society of Gastroenterology.
He has an active interest in research, mainly within IBD, helicobacter pylori and lymphocytic gastritis and spent over two years doing full-time research at Leeds General Infirmary on venous thrombotic risk factors in these areas and push enteroscopy.
He is a member of both the British Society of Gastroenterology and the British Medical Association.