Dr Inder Mainie
Dr Mainie works as a Consultant Gastroenterologist in the Ulster Independent Clinic. He also works as a Consultant Gastroenterologist in the Belfast Trust. Dr Mainie qualified from Queens University Belfast in 1995. He trained in Gastroenterology and General Medicine. Dr Mainie completed an advanced therapeutic endoscopy and oesophageal motility fellowship in Medical University South Caroline, Charleston, SC, USA 2003 -2006. Dr Mainie provides a tertiary referral service for upper GI patients including difficult reflux patients, early oesophageal and stomach cancers, oesophageal motility disorders, endoscopic Ultrasound for cancer staging and therapeutic interventional endoscopy. He provides a regional service for endotherapy (including endomucosal resection and radiofrequency ablation) for Barrett's oesophagus. Dr Mainie recently represented N Ireland as a regional expert as part of an international group for quality endotherapy for Barrett's oesophagus. He also does General Gastroenterology including the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome. Dr Mainie does over 1400 upper and lower endoscopies a year. He is very active in both national and international research and regularly reviews for international journals. He is the principal Investigator on the SPIT study, HALO registry and also the Hemopspray registry. Recently completed research in the International HALT study for upper GI bleeding. He has over 50 publications and over 110 abstracts to date. He attends the Amercian Gastroenterology Association and European Gastroenterology meetings regularly. He is a core member of the Oesophageal Stomach Cancer -NI. Dr Mainie is also the Co Chair for Regional upper GI cancer MDM.