- Fee assured
- Awaiting verification
- Inflammatory bowel disease
- Video and telephone consultations
I am a luminal gastroenterologist dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of upper, mid and lower gut disorders. I work with an excellent team of gastrointestinal radiologists, pathologists, surgeons and GI nurses to provide high quality care.
My initial degree was from St Mary's Hospital Medical School, University of London. My gastro training was both in the Midlands and in Leeds where I also carried out research and was awarded my Doctorate of Medicine.
Areas of interest
Investigation of gastrointestinal symptoms; Ulcer disease and reflux disease; Bowel diseases including inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease), irritable bowel and coeliac disease; Gastro-intestinal cancers; Endoscopy and Colonoscopy; Capsule Endoscopy.
- Ann Smith
- Spire Leicester Hospital Gartree Road LEICESTER LE2 2FF
- 0116 265 3660
- 0116 265 3662
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Gastroenterologist, The Leicester Royal Infirmary, University Hospitals of Leicester.
Previous research interests included Helicobacter pylori and gut immunology.
I am involved in a charity relating to health care in Ethiopia and am involved in both hands on training as well as on line training related to this.
I enjoy travelling to out of the way exotic places, combining my interests in wild life, photography and art. I am a big Leicester tigers supporter.
Colonoscopy completion rates continuously monitored and exceed 90%.
Reference number 2442561
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (5-50)
Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (5-50)
Diagnostic flexible sigmoidoscopy (including forceps biopsy and proctoscopy) - (5-50)
Capsule endoscopy (including interpretation and evaluation) - (5-50)
Therapeutic colonoscopy with snare loop biopsy or excision of lesion - (5-50)
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