Gastroenterology

Services Provided

The gastroenterology service includes purpose built endoscopy suites and offers:
  • Direct access gastroscopy on receipt of letter or endoscopy request form. Protocol available. Please use referral proforma, available from the secretary
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy
  • Banding and sclerotherapy for oesophageal varices
  • Oesophageal dilatation and stenting
  • Injection of bleeding ulcers and ethanol necrosis of tumours
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic ERCP including sphincterotomy, stenting and biliary manometry
  • Oesophageal function testing including manometry
  • Breath testing for bacterial overgrowth and Helicobacter.
  • Inflammatory bowel disease clinic.
  • Liver and biliary clinic

Consultant Speciality / Specialist Interest Clinic location / frequency
Dr Stephen EVANS
GMC: 3405691
Crohn’s disease,
ulcerative colitis,
Ileo-colonoscopy,
endoscopic ultrasound
SPH:
Clinic – Fri

ASH:
Clinic – Wed
Dr Peter FINCH
GMC: 2649629
OOesophageal and biliary motility,
Therapeutic ERCP
SPH:
Mon and Fri pm (alt weeks)
Wed pm

ASH:
Mon pm (alt weeks)
Dr John THORNTON
GMC: 1728688
Oesophageal and biliary motility,
Therapeutic ERCP
SPH:
Mon and Fri pm (alt weeks)

ASH:
Mon and Thurs pm (alt weeks)

Contact Details
 
Location
The Endoscopy Suite at St. Peter’s is located on Level 3 of the Outpatients / Departmental block.
Weblinks
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