Gastroenterology consultants in Southampton

Gastroenterology is the field of medicine that covers the digestive system, particularly the treatment of conditions which affect this important part of the body.

At Spire Healthcare, we’re delighted to provide a skilled team of gastroenterologists to the Southampton area. Able to provide assistance for conditions such as bowel cancer, pancreatic disorders and Crohn’s disease, they are highly experienced in this area of medicine. Combining this with all the latest technology, the team do everything they can to get you diagnosed and on the path to treatment fast 

Treatments offered in Southampton

At Spire Southampton Hospital, the dedicated team of private gastroenterologists in Hampshire are experts in their field. When you arrange a consultation, you’ll be invited in to undergo some tests, so that the team can understand what’s behind your symptoms. From there, they’ll find you a suitable form of treatment, which may include an innovative procedure 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 Southampton

Thanks to their excellent knowledge in this area of healthcare, Spire’s gastroenterologists near The New Forest have seen almost every possible complaint before. That’s why you shouldn’t wait around if you’re showing the signs of a digestive condition like:

Symptoms treated in Southampton

The symptoms of a gastroenterological issue can vary, but many of the common signs prove uncomfortable and difficult to live with. It shouldn’t have to be this way, which is why Spire’s gastroenterologists can almost always find an answer. Contact them today if you find you’re frequently experiencing:

Test and scans carried out in Southampton

If you’re experiencing symptoms such as constipation and diarrhoea, get in touch with the department at Spire Southampton to see how they could help. Based on the symptoms you describe, they’ll arrange for you to come in for some tests, making use of technology such as:

Finding us

Spire Southampton Hospital will be your closest of our gastroenterology departments if you live across the city, as well as in surrounding spots like Bournemouth, New Milton, Salisbury and Winchester. The facility is right next to the General Hospital in the Shirley Warren area. If you’re travelling into Southampton, you’ll need to exit at junction 3 the M27.

Important information about Covid-19 tests

A 10 minute taxi ride from Southampton Central train station or 15 minutes from Southampton International Airport, we provide private hospital treatments, procedures, tests and scans to patients from Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, the Isle of Wight, the south coast of England and the Channel Islands.

Find us on Google maps

Spire Southampton Hospital,

Chalybeate Close
Southampton
SO16 6UY

Main Switchboard:  023 8077 5544

Self-pay treatment enquiries:  023 8091 4471

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  • Dr Fraser Cummings

    Consultant Gastroenterologist
    MBChB, BMSc (Hons), MRCP(UK), DPhil, FRCP

    Specialises in

    • Irritable bowel disease
    • Upper and lower GI problems
    • Endoscopic procedures

  • Dr Praful Patel

    Consultant Gastroenterologist and Endoscopist
    MB ChB, MD (Manchester), FRCP (UK)

    Dr Patel's speciality is gastroenterology covering both upper and lower parts of the gastrointestinal tract. The common symptoms he deals with include indigestion, iron deficiency anaemia, gallbladder removal, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, rectal bleeding, and ja…


    Dr Praful Patel
  • Dr Trevor Smith

    Gastroenterologist
    BM, MRCP

    Trevor trained at Southampton University Medical School, graduating in 1995. He undertook higher specialist training in Medicine and Gastroenterology in the Wessex region and completed a research fellowship in Clinical Nutrition at the Institute of Human Nutri…


  • Dr Bernard Stacey

    Gastroenterologist
    Fellow Royal College of Physicians

    My specialty is Gastroenterology and I see conditions relating to both the upper and lower gastrointestinal tract. Commonly the symptoms I see include indigestion, heartburn, iron deficiency anaemia, weight loss, abdominal pain, diarrhoea and rectal bleeding. …


  • Dr Mark Wright

    Consultant Hepatologist and Gastroenterologist
    BSc, MBBS, MRCP, PhD

    Dr Wright has worked at both Spire Southampton and Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust since May 2005 as a consultant Hepatologist.


    Dr Mark Wright
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