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Gastroenterology

Tests and treatments to diagnose the signs and symptoms of digestive diseases.

There are many medical conditions that affect the gastrointestinal or digestive system, some of which are treatable, others which can be managed through medication and lifestyle.

Spire Healthcare hospitals have a skilled team of consultant gastroenterologists and support staff who can diagnose the signs and symptoms of various digestive diseases.

Barium enema

A liquid that coats the large bowel, so it can be seen on an X-ray.

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Barium swallow and barium meal

A procedure that allows doctors to view difficult to see gut problems.

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Colonoscopy

A check of your large bowel for certain conditions.

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Flexible sigmoidoscopy

An investigation of your rectum and the lower part of the bowel.

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Gastroscopy

Examines the gullet, stomach and duodenum with a thin telescope.

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Our gastroenterology specialists

Meet our team of specialist Gastroenterologists based here at Spire Washington Hospital.

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What is Gastroenterology?

Gastroenterology refers to the medical diagnosis and treatment or conditions relating to the gastrointestinal tract including the oesophagus, stomach, small bowel, pancreas, liver and colon. Our consultants manage a wide range of conditions in this clinical area including acid reflux, peptic ulcers, liver conditions, irritable bowel syndrome and colitis. With a wide range of specialist experience in this area we are confident we have a consultant to meet you specific clinical requirements.


Why choose Spire Washington Hospital?

You can choose the timing for your test or treatment and if appropriate, the expert consultant who will lead your care. We have a modern, well-equipped hospital and practice some of the latest medical treatments. You won’t have to wait and we offer flexible payment options that help put these tests and treatment within your reach.