Professor Ingvar Bjarnason: Gastroenterology , General (internal) medicine
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Professor Ingvar Bjarnason

Gastroenterology, General (internal) medicine

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  • Accredited endoscopist
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Bupa specialist

  • Accredited endoscopist

About me

Professor Bjarnason takes a wholistic approach to every patient he sees. All attempts are made to minimise the use of invasive diagnostic procedures, unless symptoms demand it. Prof has carried out over 15,000 colonoscopies with 4 perforations.
Professor takes an integrated approach to treatment of IBS, involving dietitians and a Liaison Psychiatrist (when indicated) see: http://sloanecourtclinic.com/cv_RH.php

Areas of interest

Luminal gastroenterology; Colorectal cancer; Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS); inflammatory bowel disease (IBD); drug-induced bowel disese; diverticulosis and all aspects of colonic disease; Endoscopic procedures. Specialise in the non-invasive diagnosis of gastrointestinal disease including colorectal cancer (ColoGuard)

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Procedures completed

  • G8080

    Capsule endoscopy (including interpretation and evaluation) - (5-50)

    Bupa Cromwell Hospital (5-50)

  • H2002

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

    Bupa Cromwell Hospital (1-5)

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

    Bupa Cromwell Hospital (5-50)

  • G6500

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

    Bupa Cromwell Hospital (1-5)

  • H2502

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

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