Dr John De Caestecker: Gastroenterology , General (internal) medicine
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Dr John De Caestecker

Gastroenterology, General (internal) medicine

 

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Specialises in

  • Endoscopy
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

About me

John de Caestecker has been Consultant Gastroenterologist in Leicester since 1993 and honorary Senior Lecture, School of Medicine and Biological Sciences, University of Leicester. He is appointed honorary visiting Professor, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Department of Allied Health Sciences, DeMontfort University, Leicester. He is past President of the Midlands Gastroenterological Society and chair of the BSG Oesophageal Section (2014-2016).

Undergraduate training was at Cambridge University and Middlesex Hospital, London. Clinical and research interests in oesophageal motility disorders, gastro-oesophageal reflux and non-cardiac chest pain, were developed during postgraduate training in Edinburgh and at St George's Hospital in London.

He developed an interest in endotherapy of Barrett’s about 15 years ago, with published papers on APC. He is TMG Chair of the multicentre AspECT trial (chemoprevention of neoplasia in Barrett’s oesophagus), and CI of BRIDE, NIHR funded Barrett’s endotherapy study, due to report in 2016.

Areas of interest

Gastro-oesophageal reflux; Barrett's oesophagus; Oesophageal disease
Heartburn; abdominal pain; swallowing difficulty; diarrhoea; non-cardiac chest pain; polyps

Medical secretaries

  • Jill Halfpenny
  • Glenfield General Hospital Groby Road LEICESTER LE3 9QP
  • 07982 301410
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Procedures completed

  • G2110

    Oesophageal physiology studies (including pH measurement) - (5-50)

    Glenfield Hospital (5-50)

  • G6500

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (5-50)

    Nuffield Health Leicester Hospital (1-5)

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

  • H2002

    Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (1-5)

  • H2502

    Diagnostic flexible sigmoidoscopy (including forceps biopsy and proctoscopy) - (1-5)

    Nuffield Health Leicester Hospital (1-5)

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