Dr David Patch: Gastroenterology , General (internal) medicine
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Dr David Patch

Gastroenterology, General (internal) medicine

 

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Specialises in

  • Hepatobiliary

About me

Dr David Patch was appointed at the Royal Free Hospital as a Registrar in 1993 and completed his gastroenterology/general hepatology specialist training in 1998, accredited in General Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He was appointed to a substantive consultant post at the Royal Free Hospital in 1998 in the Department of Hepatology and Liver Transplantation.

Dr Patch's clinical role is as a Hepatologist and Liver Transplant Physician and his specialist interests include management of portal hypertension and complications of chronic liver disease. He performs upper and lower endoscopies including variceal banding/gastric variceal gluing. He also performs a number of radiological procedures including trans-jugular liver biopsies, hepatic wedge pressure measurements and TIPS procedures. These have comprised his principal areas of research and he has lectured widely on variceal bleeding and complications of portal hypertension.

Areas of interest

Liver transplantation; Portal hypertension; Hepatology

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Procedures completed

  • G6500

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

    Royal Free Hospital (1-5)

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (1-5)

    Wellington Hospital (1-5)

  • XR180

    Ultrasound guided drainage of fluid collection - (1-5)

    Wellington Hospital (1-5)

  • G4370

    Therapeutic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) with elective banding of oesophageal varices - (1-5)

    Royal Free Hospital (1-5)

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