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

 

COVID-19: Patients with IBD

We would advise patients with IBD to visit the Crohns and Colitis UK website at www.crohnsandcolitis.org.uk.

You should also use the CCUK decision tree on their website.

The British Society of Gastroenterology has top 10 tips for everyone with IBD.

 

Our Clinical Team

The consulting team in the department are:

Dr Hussain AZIZ

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Dr Sam De SILVA

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist

Hepatology
Viral Hepatitis
Upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy

Dr Anton GUNASEKERA

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
Endoscopy
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

 

Dr HJE ROBBINS

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Dr Muhammad SAAD

Consultant Gastroenterologist

 

Location

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