Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology is the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of your digestive system.

About gastroenterology

Our gastroenterology team specialises in treating gastrointestinal (stomach and intestines) and hepatological (liver, gallbladder and pancreas) disorders.

We carry out all diagnostic tests onsite, with a quick turnaround of results.

Digestive system conditions are often complex, and our gastroenterologist consultants work as part of multidisciplinary teams to provide a holistic approach to your care.

We also offer a rapid access bowel care diagnostic pathway, which enables patients to see a consultant, undergo the necessary tests and receive a diagnosis in the shortest possible time.

Gastroenterology conditions

Common digestive tract conditions treated at the Cromwell Hospital include:

  • bowel cancer
  • cancer of the gastrointestinal tract
  • cirrhosis
  • colitis
  • Crohn's disease
  • gluten allergy
  • heartburn
  • hepatitis
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • pancreatitis
  • ulcer-like pain

Gastroenterology diagnostics

Investigating a bowel problem can involve diagnostic tests including:

Why choose us for gastroenterology?

At Cromwell Hospital, you can expect:

  • multidisciplinary care – consultants and experts from different specialties meet regularly to review complex cases to ensure the best possible care
  • state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging and screening
  • extensive expertise – our gastroenterologists and surgeons are highly experience in treating gastrointestinal conditions

"I would like to thank everyone at Cromwell Hospital for the fantastic way you looked after me. I could not fault anyone during the time I spent with you - from the point I arrived in reception, to the catering team and every member of staff throughout the changes of shift during my stay."

Anonymous, Cromwell Hospital patient

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