Gastroenterology at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital

The consultant gastroenterologists are Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital work with patients to treat, control and manage a wide range of conditions. Our consultants are able to diagnose the signs and symptoms of digestive diseases and perform all the appropriate diagnostic tests at the Lea.

Some of the many conditions diagnosed and treated by our gastroenterologists include:

  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Dyspepsia
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Gastrointestinal cancer
  • Gastrointestinal malignancy
  • Functional disorders of the gut
  • Nutrition
  • Diseases of the colon
  • Crohn's and Coeliac disease
  • Ulcerative colitis 

Smart Pill

The innovative SmartPill is a new outpatient diagnostic service, designed to record and evaluate:

  • Gastric emptying time
  • Small bowel transit time
  • Colonic transit time
  • Combined small and large bowel transit time
  • Whole gut transit time

The SmartPill also enables Dr Middleton to monitor the motility, pressure waves, temperature and PH (acidity) of  gastrointestinal tracts.

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Pill Cam

The Pillcam is used by Dr Jeremy Woodward, Consultant Gastroenterologist for investigating and monitoring condition of the small intestine including:

  • Crohn’s disease
  • Iron deficiency
  • Coeliac Disease
  • Intestinal bleeding
  • Intestinal tumours
  • Unexplained abdominal pain

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Insured Patients
Simply visit your GP and ask them to refer you to a consultant who practises at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital. Your GP will write a letter of referral and then either you or your GP can contact us to arrange your first out-patient appointment on 01223 266990.

Self Pay Patients
For most self-pay treatments, you’ll need a GP referral letter to bring to your first appointment.
Simply call us on 01223 266929 to request a guide price or to discuss your personal situation.

For all other enquiries please call the hospital on 01223 266900

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