Stomach pain

Our consultant gastroenterologist provides consultation, diagnosis and treatment and management of diseases and conditions affecting the gastrointestinal tract comprising the oesophagus, stomach, small intestines and bowel, the pancreas and liver.

We are able to provide top quality, affordable patient care, from diagnosis to treatment and rehabilitation with a single point of referral, short waiting times, and with appointment and treatment times to suit the patient.

The hospital benefits from on-site endoscopy facilities, X-ray, MRI, CT, ultrasound and works closely with GPs to ensure they are kept up-to-date with the very latest in treatment technology.

Gastroenterology services and treatments available include:

  • Bowel disorder test
  • Bowel cancer screening
  • Bowel cancer surgery, colostomy and ileostomy
  • Bowel disease
  • Clinical nutrition
  • Colonoscopy
  • Coloproctology
  • Endoscopy
  • Gastrointestinal cancer
  • Gastroscopy
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Liver and kidney test
  • Liver disease
  • Nutrition and dietetics
  • Pancreatology

Dr Aminda 'Des' De Silva

Dr Des De Silva

Dr Des De Silva was appointed to the Royal Berkshire Hospital as a consultant gastroenterologist in June 2009. He is a member of the Royal College of Physicians Nutrition Committee and the British Society of Gastroenterology Small Bowel and Nutrition Committee. He is one of two accredited bowel cancer screening colonoscopists in the west Berkshire area.

For more about Dr De Silva, see his profile.

Dr Jonathan Booth

Dr Jonathan Booth

Dr Jonathan Booth has been a consultant at the Royal Berkshire Hospital since 2000 with 12 years' experience at a very busy hospital in all aspects of general medicine, gastroenterology and hepatology. He has led the development of liver services at the RBH and expanded the role of interventional endoscopy at the hospital.

For more about Dr Booth, see his profile.

Dr Nishant Patodi

Dr Nishant Patodi

Dr Nishant Patodi is also a consultant at the Royal Berkshire Hospital and specialises in colonoscopy, endoscopy, gastrointestinal cancer, gastrointestinal pathology, inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome.

For more about Dr Patodi, see his profile.

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