Gastroenterology consultants in Harpenden

Gastroenterologists are medical professionals who specialise in the digestive system, including treating the conditions that often effect it.

At Spire Healthcare, we’re delighted to offer a highly skilled team of gastroenterologists to the Harpenden area. If signs like diarrhoea, constipation or abdominal pain are something you experience more often than you should, it could be well worth getting in touch with the team. Based on the symptoms you describe, they’ll ask you to come in and undergo some tests. Once they’ve discovered the cause, they’ll swiftly move forward with a treatment to improve your prognosis.

Treatments offered in Harpenden

Spire Harpenden’s team of private gastroenterologists near St Albans are ready and waiting to help. With plenty of experience and all the latest technology to hand, they’re able to offer a host of innovative procedures, each aimed at improving your quality of life and long-term health. Operations the team often undertake include:

  • 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 Harpenden

If you’re frequently experiencing the symptoms of a digestive problem, it’s always best to check exactly what’s causing them. Spire’s gastroenterologists are highly experienced, and will have see and treated all manner of digestive complaints, particularly when it comes to common conditions like:

Symptoms treated in Harpenden

Digestive issues can make themselves known in several ways, but these signs are often uncomfortable and difficult to work your usual routine around. That’s why Spire’s gastroenterologists in Bedfordshire will get you seen quickly, so you no longer need to experience symptoms such as:

Test and scans carried out in Harpenden

If you’re worried about your digestive health and have something you’d like investigated, let the team at Spire Harpenden Hospital know today. They can invite you in to undergo tests and scans that will reveal the root cause of your symptoms, through the use of technology like:

Finding us

Spire Harpenden Hospital will be your nearest of our gastroenterology departments if you live anywhere in the town, as well as places like Dunstable, Luton, St Albans, Stevenage and Welwyn. It’s in the north of Harpenden just off Luton Road, but if you’re travelling in from elsewhere, the M1 is nearby and can provide fast access from much of the South.

How to get to us

We have excellent road links to the M1 and A1(M), and are five minutes from Harpenden train station.

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Spire Harpenden Hospital,

Ambrose Lane

  • Dr Mark Fullard

    Specialises in

    • Gastroscopy
    • Colonoscopy
    • Pancreas related disease
    • Liver disease
    • Bowel disease

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  • Dr Matthew Johnson

    Specialises in

    • Capsule endoscopy
    • Colonoscopy
    • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
    • Oesophageal high resolution manometry
    • Upper endoscopy

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  • Dr Nasser Q Khan

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  • Dr Robert Mead

    Specialises in

    • Abdominal and lower chest pain
    • Altered bowel habit
    • Abdominal bloating
    • Irritable bowel syndrome
    • Indigestion

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  • Dr Alistair King

    Specialises in

    • Bowel cancer screening
    • Gastrointestinal cancer
    • Hepatology
    • Inflammatory bowel disease
    • Irritable bowel syndrome

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