Dr Alan Desmond: Gastroenterology , General (internal) medicine
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Dr Alan Desmond

Gastroenterology, General (internal) medicine

  • Fee assured
  • Accredited endoscopist
Overview

Specialises in

  • Inflammatory bowel disease

Bupa specialist

  • Accredited endoscopist

About me

Dr Alan Desmond treats patients with a broad range of recent-onset and longstanding problems affecting their stomach and bowel. He has particular expertise in the assessment and treatment of patients with inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease), heartburn, reflux oesophagitis, Barrett’s oesophagus and patients with irritable bowel syndrome and other functional disorders of the gastro-intestinal tract. Alan works in close collaboration with clinical dieticians who have specific expertise in the dietary management of gastro-intestinal disorders. Alan performs gastroscopies and colonoscopies on-site at Mount Stuart Hospital and works to ensure that waiting times for these important tests are kept as short as possible.

Areas of interest

OGD, gastroscopy, colonoscopy, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, GORD, Barrett's oesophagus, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, IBS, fuctional gastro-intestinal disorders.

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Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)

Procedures completed

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (1-5)

    Mount Stuart Hospital (1-5)

  • G6500

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (1-5)

    Mount Stuart Hospital (1-5)

  • G8082

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) and immediate colonoscopy includes forceps biopsies, biopsy test and dye spray (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

  • H2002

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

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