Dr Ken Trimble: Gastroenterology
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Dr Ken Trimble

Gastroenterology

  • Fee assured
  • Accredited endoscopist
Overview

Specialises in

  • Endoscopy
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

Bupa specialist

  • Accredited endoscopist

About me

I qualified in Medicine in Dublin, with specialist training in Dublin, London and Edinburgh. I have been a Consultant specialist in Gastroenterology since 1995, working initially in Fife and now at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and Spire Edinburgh Hospitals .

I have a broad experience in general Gastroenterology and specialist expertise in diagnostic and therapeutic upper GI endoscopy and colonoscopy. I have a subspecialty interest in oesophageal disorders, irritable bowel syndrome and other disorders of the gut nervous system, including expertise in oesophageal physiology techniques, and hydrogen and methane breath testing.

I am a member of the British Society of Gastroenterology, and am Professional Lead for Gastroenterology at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

Areas of interest

Endoscopic procedures, gastroscopy, colonoscopy;
Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, oesophageal manometry and pH monitoring;
Functional gastrointestinal disease, IBS, Functional dyspepsia;
Breath testing for SIBO and carbohydrate malabsorption
Inflammatory bowel disease;

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Procedures completed

  • G6500

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

    (5-50)

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

    (5-50)

  • H2002

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

    (5-50)

  • G8082

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

    (1-5)

  • H2003

    Therapeutic colonoscopy with snare loop biopsy or excision of lesion - (1-5)

    (1-5)

  • H2503

    Therapeutic sigmoidoscopy with snare loop biopsy or excision of lesion - (1-5)

    (1-5)

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