Dr Praful Patel: Gastroenterology , General (internal) medicine
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Dr Praful Patel

GI Clinic

Gastroenterology, General (internal) medicine

  • Fee assured
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Specialises in

  • Endoscopy
  • Hepatobiliary
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

About me

Dr Praful Patel's speciality is Gastroenterology and Endoscopy covering both upper and lower parts of the gastrointestinal tract. The common symptoms he deals with include indigestion, iron deficiency anaemia, abdominal pain, diarrhoea/constipation, rectal bleeding, and jaundice. His expertise and training is in endoscopy including gastroscopy, capsule endoscopy, ERCP and colonoscopy.
He is the senior consultant for GI / endoscopy in Southampton and has trained many of the consultants in the region.

Praful graduated in Manchester, moving down to London where he carried out most of his training but completing the final stages in Winchester and Southampton. He was appointed consultant gastroenterologist in Southampton in 1997. He consults both in the NHS and privately when a referral is made by a GP or a consultant colleague.

Areas of interest

GULLET, STOMACH & BOWEL SYMPTOMS: Cancer diagnosis. Peptic ulcer. Acid reflux & Barrett's Oesophagus. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Colitis & Crohn's disease (IBD). Coeliac disease. Colonic polyps. Gallstones. Anaemia.

ENDOSCOPY PROCEDURES:
Capsule (camera in pill) endoscopy. Gastroscopy, Colonoscopy. Removal of polyps & early cancer. ERCP (Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography)

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