As a patient of Coastal Gastroenterology, you can expect a respectful, friendly and efficient service that will remove some of the stresses associated with medical consultations and investigations. You can be assured of confidentiality, expect to be provided with adequate information so that you understand the results of your procedure and/or consultation and that follow up care is arranged either with your GP or with your specialist.
Coastal Gastroenterology was established in 2013. The practice aims to provide a high quality and timely service for GPs and patients for the investigation and management of a broad range of digestive and hepatobiliary disorders..Read More
Gastroscopy (upper GI endoscopy) is a procedure that uses an endoscope (a flexible tube with a camera) to see inside the upper digestive tract – including the oesophagus, stomach and the first part of the small intestine (duodenum)Know more
A colonoscopy is a procedure used to inspect the large bowel (colon) using a flexible tube called a colonoscope. During the procedure the colonoscope is inserted into the back passage and carefully fed through the colon and into the end of the small bowel (ileum)Know more
An endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) is where the doctor uses an instrument called an endoscope, which has an ultrasound probe at its tip to examine the wall layers (inside and outside) of the upper gastrointestinal tract .Know more
An ERCP is where the doctor examines the tubes (ducts) that drain your liver, pancreas and gallbladder. The doctor will pass the endoscope, which is a flexible tube with a camera attached which allows the doctor to see the food pipe, stomach and the small bowel.Know more
A flexible sigmoidoscopy is a procedure that is used to see the inside of the sigmoid colon and rectum – the last part of the large bowel. A thin flexible tube is passed into the back passage into the lower colon (sigmoid colon).Know more