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Services provided by the department

The gastroenterology service includes purpose built endoscopy suites and offers:

  • Direct access gastroscopy
  • 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 and stenting
  • Oesophageal function testing
  • Breath testing for bacterial overgrowth and Helicobacter
  • Inflammatory bowel disease clinic
  • Liver and biliary clinic


Our Clinical Team

The consulting team in the department are:



Consultant Gastroenterologist

Clinical Lead for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
GI Endoscopy Trainer, Nutrition Support Team
Hepatology, luminal gastroenterology

Dr Neil IKIN

GMC: 4719771

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Clinical Lead for Functional GI Disorders
Upper and lower GI physiology

Dr Debabrata MAJUMDAR

GMC: 6057762

Consultant GI and Hepatobiliary Physician

Clinical Lead for Hepatobiliary Medicine
ERCP and Endoscopic UltraSound (EUS)
Gastroenterology, hepatobiliary medicine

Dr Amitabh NAIK


Consultant Gastroenterologist

Clinical Lead for Upper GI Cancer
GI endoscopy trainer, capsule endoscopy
ERCP, interventional endoscopy

Dr Julia O'BRIEN


Consultant Gastroenterologist




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