Dr Chris Custard

Consultant in General Medicine


0300 422 3841

Primary medical qualifications

Dr Custard trained at the University of Birmingham Medical School (qualified 2001 MBChB). 
His junior medical training was carried out in the West Midlands and on the south coast. He then completed his higher specialist training in the Severn region (Somerset, Avon and Gloucestershire) gaining experience in all the major medical specialties (Respiratory, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics and Intensive Care Medicine) and in many different Acute Medical Units.

Areas of expertise

Acute Medicine - i.e. review of unselected sick medical patients in their first 48hrs in hospital with a view to early discharge or escalation of treatment as appropriate.

Dr Custard has a particular interest in:

  • Echocardiography
  • Sepsis
  • Quality Improvement Science
  • Patient Safety

Inpatient services

Dr Custard treats inpatients on Acute Care Unit C in Cheltenham General Hospital and occasionally provides care in Acute Care Unit A at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital. 

Date of registration

February 2011

Outpatient clinics

Will see patients in Ambulatory Emergency Care at both Cheltenham General and Gloucestershire Royal Hospitals.