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Dr David G Walker 04739490

Gastroenterology, General (internal) medicine

 

  • Fee assured
  • Accredited endoscopist
Overview

Bupa specialist

  • Accredited endoscopist

Offers

  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Dr Walker has been working as a Gastroenterology Consultant in Bath since 2013 and is currently the lead for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) at the Royal United Hospital, Bath (2021).

He qualified with distinction from Imperial College London in 2000 and did his gastroenterology training in London on the North West Thames Gastroenterology rotation, working at a number of teaching hospitals including St Mark’s Hospital, St Mary’s Hospital, and Charing Cross Hospital. This provided him with excellent training in all aspects of gastroenterology.

Dr Walker subsequently spent three years as a clinical research fellow at Imperial College London studying the role of genetics and gut bacteria in the aetiology of inflammatory bowel disease, and was awarded a Doctorate of Medicine in 2011. He has published his research in a number of international peer reviewed medical journals. In addition, he has written five book chapters and given invited talks for the charity Crohn's and Colitis UK.

Dr Walker is an accredited endoscopist (for gastroscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy & colonoscopy) with the Joint Advisory Group of GI Endoscopy (JAG). He is also a national endoscopy trainer for JAG, teaching on endoscopy training courses in the UK, with excellent validated feedback.

Dr Walker has a keen interest in teaching, he completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education at the Royal College of Physicians/University College London and is a Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Bristol .

Areas of interest

Change in bowel habit; Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS); Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis); Colorectal cancer; Gastrointestinal effects of pelvic radiotherapy; Coeliac disease; Endoscopy (colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, gastroscopy); Dyspepsia (indigestion); Gastro-oesophageal reflux; Abdominal pain;

Medical secretaries

  • Gemma Adams
  • BMI Bath Clinic Longwood House Claverton Down Road Combe Down Bath BA2 7BR
  • gemma.adams4@nhs.net
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Procedures completed

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

    Sulis Hospital Bath (5-50) Bath Clinic (5-50)

  • G6500

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

    Bath Clinic (5-50) Sulis Hospital Bath (5-50)

  • H2002

    Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (5-50)

    Sulis Hospital Bath (5-50) Bath Clinic (1-5)

  • H2003

    Therapeutic colonoscopy with snare loop biopsy or excision of lesion - (5-50)

    Sulis Hospital Bath (5-50) Bath Clinic (1-5)

  • G8082

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

    Sulis Hospital Bath (1-5)

  • H2503

    Therapeutic sigmoidoscopy with snare loop biopsy or excision of lesion - (1-5)

    Sulis Hospital Bath (1-5)

  • G8083

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

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