Gastroenterology consultants in Hastings

Gastroenterology is the field of medicine that covers the health of the digestive system. Therefore, if you start to experience unpleasant effects in this area of the body, including regular abdominal pain or diarrhoea, it is a gastroenterologist you will want to see.

At Spire Sussex Hospital, the highly skilled team of gastroenterologists serve the Hastings area with quality care. With lots of experience in the field and all the latest tools to hand, including tests and scans like colonoscopies, the team can diagnose and care for all kinds of common gastroenterological complaints.

Find out a little more about Spire’s gastroenterologists in Hastings 

Treatments offered in Hastings

At Spire Sussex, the private gastroenterologists near Eastbourne provide fast access to treatment. Once they’ve used all the latest tools and technology to get you diagnosed, they’ll quickly move forward with a plan to improve your long-term health and prognosis. This is likely to involve an operation the team are extensively trained in, including procedures like:

  • 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 Hastings

The usual signs of a digestive condition include things like indigestion and abdominal pain occurring unusually often. If that sounds like you, don’t wait to discuss things with the team at Spire Sussex Hospital. The skilled gastroenterologists near Bexhill-on-Sea are ready to provide care for common complaints like:

Symptoms treated in Hastings

There are a range of symptoms which can be attributed to a gastroenterological issue, but one thing these have in common is that they’re usually unpleasant and painful. It shouldn’t have to be like this, which is why the team at Spire Sussex do everything they can to ensure you live free from things like:

Test and scans carried out in Hastings

If symptoms like diarrhoea and heartburn are all too common for you, talk about this with the team at Spire Sussex as soon as you can. Once they know what symptoms you’re experiencing, they’ll arrange for you to come in and undergo some tests, making use of technology such as:

Finding us

This will be your nearest Spire Healthcare gastroenterology department if you call places like Battle, Bexhill, Hastings and Rye home. You’ll find our Sussex Hospital easily on the northern outskirts of Hastings, just along a road called The Ridge, which runs between the A21 and A259.

Important information about Covid-19 tests

Situated near Hastings, our patients come from East Sussex and Kent, including Battle, Hastings, Bexhill-on-Sea, Eastbourne, Rye, Tenterden, Cranbrook and Ashford.

Find us on Google maps

Spire Sussex Hospital,

The Ridge
St Leonards On Sea
East Sussex
TN37 7RE

Main Switchboard:  01424 757400

Self-pay treatment enquiries:  01424 757455

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  • Mr Yesar El-Dhuwaib

    Consultant General and Laparosocpic Colorectal Surgeon
    MBBS, MRCS, FRCS, MSc

    I have over 20 years wealth of experience. I trained in Manchester, Bristol, York, Leeds, and completed my fellowship in bowel dysfunction and inflammatory bowel disease at The Royal London Hospital (Barts Health). I have outstanding surgical skills including …


  • Dr Phillip Mayhead


    Consultant Gastroenterologist

    I have been a Consultant Gastroenterologist for 10 years. I have experience in advanced endoscopy and have been the sole provider of bowel cancer screening for three years for the Hastings and Eastbourne area. My audit figures always surpass the national avera…


    Dr Phillip Mayhead
  • Dr David Neal

    Consultant Gastroenterologist
    MB FRCP

    I have been a Consultant Gastroenterologist since 2004. During that time I have acquired vast experience of treating people with a wide variety of gastroenterological and liver problems.


    Dr David Neal
  • Dr Muhammad Toqeer

    Consultant Gastroenterologist and General Physician
    MBBS, MRCP, SCE Gastroenterology

    I have been a Gastroenterologist and General Physician at the Conquest Hospital since December 2015. During my training in London deanery, I have had an opportunity of gain experience of General Gastroenterology with my special interest in intestinal diseases…


    Dr Muhammad  Toqeer
  • Dr Mark Whitehead

    Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist
    MB BS MRCP

    Dr Whitehead is a consultant physician and gastroenterologist at the Conquest Hospital, Hastings. Having qualified in 1984 at Westminster Medical School, Dr Whitehead continued his medical training at The Kent and Canterbury Hospital, Conquest Hospital and…


    Dr Mark Whitehead
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