Gwiggner, Dr Markus

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Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

Training and education

  • Graduation from University of Innsbruck, Austria, 1999
  • Postgraduate training - Eastern and Wessex Deanery, 2000-2004
  • Gastroenterology training - Wessex Deanery, 2004-2013
  • PhD - University of Southampton, 2008-2012


Dr Gwiggner is a consultant gastroenterologist who joined the Trust in January 2016, following a consultant appointment in gastroenterology at Hampshire Hospitals NHS Trust from 2013. Trained in general gastroenterology and general medicine, he looks after patients in an outpatient as well as inpatient setting and performs various diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures of the upper and lower gastrointestinal tracts.

Dr Gwiggner has a specialist interest in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including IBD endoscopy and video capsule endoscopy. He's a member of the Southampton IBD team.


Dr Gwiggner completed a PhD researching the effects of micro-RNAs in inflammatory bowel disease, investigating their effect on the IL-13 pathway and medical therapy. He has presented his work at national and international conferences.

Dr Gwiggner is also involved in the recruitment of patients to clinical trials studying IBD. 


You can contact Dr Gwiggner via his secretary, Winifred Hardwick, by phoning 023 8120 6761 or by emailing