Dr John Painter

Consultant Gastroenterologist
BM BS, B Med Sci, FRCP

Practising at

Spire Washington Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr John Painter at Spire include:


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Professional profile

I have an interest in screening for colorectal cancer. I also have an interest in advanced colonoscopy (national trainer and national peer reviewer; national assessor for bowel cancer screening accreditation of colonoscopists; accredited national screening colonoscopist).

My interests include complicated inflammatory bowel disease and complex nutritional disorders.

Clinical Interests

Bowel disease
Gastrointestinal cancer
Gastrointestinal pathology
Inflammatory bowel disease
Liver disease

Special Clinical Interests: Advanced colonoscopy, Bowel cancer screening, Complex inflammatory bowel disease, Complex nutritional disorders.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery / University of Nottingham / 1988

Professional memberships

Royal College of Physicians

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Sunderland Royal Hospital.

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Personal Profile

I amĀ married with two children and I'm mad about skiing.

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Private contact details

Telephone 0191 418 8636
Email info@spirewashington.com
Private secretary Stephanie Lowes
Private secretary fax 0191 4176573
Private secretary email stephanie.lowes@spirehealthcare.com