Dr David G Walker: Gastroenterology , General (internal) medicine
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Dr David G Walker

Gastroenterology, General (internal) medicine

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  • Accredited endoscopist
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Bupa specialist

  • Accredited endoscopist

About me

Dr David Walker qualified with distinction from Imperial College London (Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School) in 2000.

He trained in London on the North West Thames Gastroenterology rotation, working at a number of 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 (IBD), 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 has a keen interest in teaching and training, he completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education at the Royal College of Physicians/University College London. He is a Clinical Teacher at the University of Bristol and teaches medical students at the Royal United Hospital, Bath.

Dr Walker is an accredited endoscopist with the Joint Advisory Group of GI Endoscopy (JAG) and is an endoscopy trainer on National endoscopy training courses.

Areas of interest

Dyspepsia (indigestion); Gastro-oesophageal reflux; Abdominal pain; Chronic diarrhoea; Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS); Coeliac disease; Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis); Gastrointestinal consequences of cancer treatment;Endoscopy (colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, gastroscopy)

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Procedures completed

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

    Circle Bath Hospital (5-50) BMI Bath Clinic (1-5)

  • G6500

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

    Circle Bath Hospital (1-5)

  • H2003

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

    BMI Bath Clinic (1-5) Circle Bath Hospital (1-5)

  • G8082

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) and immediate colonoscopy includes forceps biopsies, biopsy test and dye spray (as sole procedure) - (5-50)

    Circle Bath Hospital (1-5) BMI Bath Clinic (1-5)

  • H2002

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

    Circle Bath Hospital (1-5) BMI Bath Clinic (1-5)

  • H2502

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

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