Dr Simon Panter

Consultant Gastroenterologist
BSc (Hons), MB ChB, FRCP(London), FRCP(Edin)

Practising at

Spire Washington Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Simon Panter at Spire include:


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Professional profile

I graduated from Edinburgh University in 1994. I did house jobs in Edinburgh before moving to Newcastle for SHO jobs. I gained a place on the Northern Region Spr Training programme gaining successful CCST and entry on the Specialist Register in 2004. I spent two years in research with Prof Mike Bramble looking at the delays in the diagnosis of upper GI cancer.

Current areas of interest are endoscopy and capsule endoscopy (I am part of the faculty on The European Capsule Endoscopy Course). I also currently provide the regional Double balloon enteroscopy.

Clinical Interests

Bowel disease
Gastrointestinal cancer
Liver disease

Special Clinical Interests: Upper and lower GI disease Endoscopy, Capsule endoscopy, Inflamatory bowel disease, Hepto billary disease, Double balloon enteroscopy (DBE).

Private contact details

Telephone 0191 4188636
Private secretary Brenda
Private secretary fax 0191 4176573
Private secretary email
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Current NHS posts

Consultant Gastroeneterologist, South Tyneside District Hospital, South Tyneside Foundation NHS Trust

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