Gastroenterology consultants in Bristol

Gastroenterologists are medical professionals who specialise in matters of the digestive system and treating the kind of problems that affect its healthy function.

At Spire, the dedicated team of gastroenterologists in the Bristol area are happy to provide you rapid access to treatment. From conditions like pancreatic disorders through to anemia and colon cancers, they have access to all the technology they need to get you diagnosed. From there, they can offer almost every patient a suitable treatment that’s designed around their long-term health and prognosis.

Treatments offered in Bristol

At Spire Bristol Hospital, the private gastroenterologists in South Gloucestershire are highly experienced in this field. Once you have a diagnosis, they’ll know exactly how best to improve your health and well-being, which will involve one or more innovative procedures such as:

  • Cancer – bowel cancer screening & prevention.
  • Colon investigations – colon cancer, colon polyps, colon polypectomy.
  • Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, dyspepsia, gastric and duodenal ulcers.
  • Inflammatory bowel conditions – coeliac disease, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease.
  • Liver – fatty liver disease, alcohol related liver disease, liver cirrhosis, abnormal liver tests and autoimmune/drug induced liver disease, jaundice.
  • Nutritional aspects of gastrointestinal diseases including anemia.
  • Pancreatology – pancreatic disorders.

Conditions treated in Bristol

If you’re experiencing the signs of a gastroenterological issue, such as regular diarrhoea or abdominal pain, don’t hesitate to get in touch with the team today. Based on the symptoms you describe they can run all the tests they need to, to determine whether you’re experiencing a common condition such as:

Symptoms treated in Bristol

Gastroenterological issues have a distinct set of symptoms, and you’ll very likely know if something is wrong with your digestive system. These signs and effects can be unpleasant and tough to live with, so get in touch with the team if you’re frequently experiencing the likes of:

Test and scans carried out in Bristol

If digestive issues are a common problem for you, it’s always best to check what’s behind them. If you’d like to uncover the cause of your symptoms, give Spire Bristol Hospital a call today. They can invite you in for a consultation and put you forward for some tests and scans to see what’s going on, including:

Finding us

Spire Bristol is in Redland at the northern edges of the city. That means it’s close to where the M5 and M49 roads meet, with the A4 Portway providing access to the hospital. This will also be the closest of our gastroenterology departments if you live in the likes of Bath, Keynsham, Nailsea and Portishead.

Important information about Covid-19 tests

Based in scenic surroundings at the foot of Durdham Down, we can be easily accessed by either the M4 or M5 motorways, or by Temple Meads or Parkway train stations.

Find us on Google maps

Spire Bristol Hospital,

The Glen
Redland Hill
Durdham Down
Bristol
BS6 6UT

Main Switchboard:  0117 980 4000

Self-pay treatment enquiries:  0117 980 4080

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  • Dr Jim Portal

    Consultant Hepatologist and Gastroenterologist
    BSc (Hons), MBBS, MRCP, MD

    Specialises in

    • Liver disease
    • Bowel disease
    • Acid reflux
    • Weight loss and change in bowel habit
    • All endoscopic procedures

  • Dr Dharam Basude

    Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
    MBBS, DcH, MRCP (Paeds), MRCPCH

    Having trained in several centres across the UK, I have gained broad based experience in the specialist field of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. I joined Bristol Children's Hospital as Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist in 2008. My…


  • Dr Melanie Lockett

    Doctor in Gastroenterology
    BSc, MB BS, FRCP, MD

    I did my general medical and gastroenterological training on the prestigious North West Thames rotation. I was trained in colonoscopy at the Wolfson unit for endoscopy, St. Mark's hospital. St. Mark's hospital is the UK's only specialist hospital for colorecta…


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