Dr Carlo Nunes: Gastroenterology , General (internal) medicine
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Dr Carlo Nunes

Gastroenterology, General (internal) medicine

 

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About me

Dr Nunes graduated from the University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town in 1994 after which he undertook further postgraduate medical training and subsequent specialist training in Gastroenterology and General Medicine in the South Thames training programme, London. He spent a period of four years at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital which included a period of research with King’s College London in Oral Crohn’s Disease, Orofacial Granulomatosis and Inflammatory Bowel Disease. During this period he gained extensive experience in both upper and lower GI diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy.
Dr Nunes completed his specialist training in Gastroenterology and General Medicine in 2008 and was appointed Consultant at The Kent & Canterbury Hospital the same year. He sees patients with all gastroenterological conditions and has developed a special interest in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Bowel Cancer & Screening; Irritable Bowel Disease (IBS), Dypepsia and Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease. Dr Nunes is also a national accredited bowel cancer screening colonoscopist having developed a special interest in bowel cancer and advanced therapeutic endoscopy. He is also a honorary invited lecturer at the St George’s Hospital, London colonoscopy training courses.

Areas of interest

Abdominal pain; Gastro-oesophageal reflux, Dyspepsia, Altered bowel habit with or without rectal bleeding; Bowel Cancer Screening (recognised national screener); Irritable Bowel Disease (IBS); Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) - Crohn's disease and Ulcerative Colitis; Abnormal liver tests; Diagnostic and advanced therapeutic endoscopy including endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR); Capsule endoscopy for investigation of small bowel disease primarily; Colorectal (bowel) cancer; Luminal gastroenterology.

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Procedures completed

  • G6500

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

    BMI The Chaucer Hospital (1-5)

  • H2002

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

    BMI The Chaucer Hospital (5-50)

  • G8082

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) and immediate colonoscopy includes forceps biopsies, biopsy test and dye spray (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

    BMI The Chaucer Hospital (1-5)

  • G8080

    Capsule endoscopy (including interpretation and evaluation) - (1-5)

    BMI The Chaucer Hospital (1-5)

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