Dr David Nylander

Consultant Gastroenterologist

MB BS, FRCP


Specialises in

  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopy
  • Gastroenterology
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Small bowel disease
My specialist interests are therapeutic endoscopy; I perform most therapeutic endoscopy procedures in the upper and lower GI tract to an expert level. Further endoscopy expertise includes: Small bowel double balloon enteroscopy, Accredited bowel cancer screening colonoscopist, Endoscopic treatment of premalignant conditions in the oesophagus (including in Barretts).I am the Regional Training Program Director in Gastroenterology and am responsible for the organisation of ERCP training in the region. I have recently gained more experience in the endoscopic aspects of obesity management.I graduated from the University of Newcastle in 1988. I did my specialist training in gastroenterology and hepatology in the Northern Regional training programme.
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General Medical Council Number: C3272323

Treatment information

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

Gastroenterology

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Clinical interests

Colonoscopy
Endoscopy
Gastroenterology
Inflammatory bowel disease

Special Clinical Interests: Diagnostic and therapeutic, endoscopy (including endoscopic retrograde, cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), Inflammatory bowel disease, Hepatobiliary disease, Small Bowel Disease.

Qualification and professional memberships

MB BS / University of Newcastle upon Tyne / 1988
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Current NHS posts

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trusts. 

Contact information

Telephone 0191 418 8636