Tests and treatments to diagnose the signs and symptoms of digestive diseases.

There are many medical conditions that affect the gastrointestinal or digestive system, some of which are treatable, others which can be managed through medication and lifestyle.

Spire Healthcare hospitals have a skilled team of consultant gastroenterologists and support staff who can diagnose the signs and symptoms of various digestive diseases.

Barium swallow and barium meal

A procedure that allows doctors to view difficult to see gut problems.

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Examines the gullet, stomach and duodenum with a thin telescope.

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Flexible sigmoidoscopy

An investigation of your rectum and the lower part of the bowel.

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A check of your large bowel for certain conditions.

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Gastroenterology refers to the medical diagnosis and treatment or conditions relating to the gastrointestinal tract including the oesophagus, stomach, small bowel, pancreas, liver and colon. Our consultants manage a wide range of conditions in this clinical area including acid reflux, peptic ulcers, liver conditions, irritable bowel syndrome and colitis. With a wide range of specialist experience in this area we are confident we have a consultant to meet you specific clinical requirements.

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Our gastroenterology specialists

Meet the consultants who are part of our expert team here at Spire Cardiff Hospital.

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