Dr Gurvinder Banait: Gastroenterology
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Dr Gurvinder Banait

Gastroenterology

 

  • Fee assured
  • Accredited endoscopist
Overview

Bupa specialist

  • Accredited endoscopist

About me

I graduated in 1989 from the University of Manchester and became a consultant in Lancashire in 2000 (Blackburn) and then Wigan in 2009.

I am an approachable, patient-centred, and very experienced doctor and always make sure that I explore your issues carefully and thoroughly. I have access to all the investigations needed to do this.

My training included all aspects of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. This included emergency, intensive and coronary care, lung disease and diabetes.

My specialised gastroenterology training has included work in a number of North West Hospitals including Hope Hospital and Manchester Royal Infirmary.

My post-graduate research was carried out at Manchester University (1997-99) and examined the management of dyspepsia and upper gastrointestinal tract symptoms. I have also published a number of papers covering a wide variety of gastroenterology related subjects throughout his training and have continued to do so as a consultant. My latest work is involved with optimising the care of patients with jaundice due to cancer.

Areas of interest

Dyspepsia (indigestion); heartburn; ulcers of the stomach/duodenum; irritable bowel syndrome; diarrhoea/constipation; colitis; Crohn's disease; abnormal liver tests; gallstone-related disease; hepatitis and other liver diseases; coeliac disease; pancreatic disease; suspected cancer of the gastrointestinal tract; endoscopy (gastroscopy and colonoscopy) including advanced endoscopy in the form of ERCPs.

Medical secretaries

  • Becky Boocock
  • Euxton Hall Hospital Wigan Road Euxton Chorley PR7 6DY
  • 01257 276261
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Procedures completed

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

    BMI The Beardwood Hospital (1-5) Euxton Hall Hospital (1-5)

  • H2002

    Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (1-5)

  • G6500

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

    BMI The Beardwood Hospital (1-5)

  • H2502

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

    Euxton Hall Hospital (1-5)

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