Dr David Gertner

Consultant Gastroenterologist


Specialises in

  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Biliary tract disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

I am a consultant gastroenterologist at Spire Hartswood private hospital in Brentwood, Essex, offering private gastroenterology care in our clean and comfortable private hospital.

I see the full range of gastroenterological conditions and carry out all the appropriate endoscopic procedures at Spire Hartswood Hospital. I am particularly interested in inflammatory bowel disease and supervise the provision of nutrition support for patients in the hospital. I have had extensive experience and training (particularly at St. Marks Hospital, London) in the management of difficult irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, nutrition and endoscopy.

General Medical Council Number: C2568519

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr David Gertner at Spire include:


Other treatments

Biliary tract disease, endoscopy, inflammatory bowel disease, nutrition

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Professional memberships

Fellow of Royal College of Physicians

Member of British Society of Gastroenterology

Member of British Association of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition

Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist, Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Clinical Director for Medicine, Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

I am married to a GP and we have four children - two boys and two girls. I play tennis regularly but am very keen on all sporting activities (particularly watching!).I enjoy attending Wimbledon, test match cricket and West End theatre.