David Rowbotham

Areas of expertise:

  • Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s)
  • Colorectal cancer (and bowel cancer screening)
  • Anaemia and gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Wireless capsule endoscopy
  • Oesophageal disease (expertise in impedance manometry)
  • Swallowing difficulties
  • Dyspepsia and reflux (GORD)
  • Liver disease 
  • Coeliac disease


  • MB BS, MD Postgraduate Doctorate in Medicine (Leeds) awarded with commendation, FRCP, FRACP

Current employment:

  • Specialist Gastroenterologist and Research Lead, Auckland City Hospital 
  • Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Auckland


  • Trained in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Leeds and London, UK
  • Clinical Director, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Auckland DHB for eight years (2007-2015)

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