Gastroenterology Chelmsford

At a state-of-the-art clinic in Chelmsford, Essex, our specialist gastroenterologists can investigate, diagnose and treat all gastrointestinal and hepatological diseases.

Gastroenterology is a branch of medicine that treats problems with the digestive system, including IBS, acid reflux, food intolerances, haemorrhoids and cancer.

Specialist gastroenterologists in Essex

Our specialist gastroenterologists work together with pathologists and radiologists to provide the best patient care. They are experts in conditions that affect the stomach, intestines, liver, gallbladder, biliary tree and pancreas.

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Services we offer

The Chelmsford gastroenterology clinic is an enhanced, specialist centre. Our services are provided by experts in the field when it comes to investigating, diagnosing and treating gastrointestinal and hepatological diseases.

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Swallowing service

We help treat swallowing problems, or dysphagia, using swallowing therapy, dietary changes, medication or surgery.

Abdominal pain service

Dyspepsia is the medical term for abdominal pain usually related to indigestion. Our specialists help treat it with lifestyle changes and medications.

Reflux service

Acid reflux occurs due to indigestion and other gastrointestinal problems. We can diagnose the underlying cause and help patients manage symptoms.

IBS service

Our gastroenterologists can diagnose and treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome, effectively with different methods, from dietary changes to prescription medications.

Rectal bleeding service

Our gastroenterologists are specialists in colorectal diagnosis and treatment, including surgery.

Treatments we offer

Many procedures can be done on an outpatient basis, but we also have inpatient facilities. In every instance, the team is dedicated to providing the highest level of compassionate care.

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Consultation and follow-up

During the initial consultation, a doctor will ask about a patient’s symptoms, plan diagnostic tests and start to develop a treatment plan.

Gastroscopy

A gastroscopy is a test that looks at a patient’s gullet or stomach using a long, thin tube called an endoscope.

Flexible sigmoidoscopy

A flexible sigmoidoscopy is an exam that uses a tiny, flexible tube to look inside the rectum and the lower part of the large intestine or colon.

Haemorrhoid banding

This minimally invasive procedure can treat haemorrhoids (piles) that do not respond to home treatments. It is also called rubber band ligation.

Haemorrhoid one-stop clinic

In our one-stop clinic, the team can make a treatment plan for haemorrhoids and help diagnose the underlying cause to prevent them forming again.

Dyspepsia one-stop clinic

In our one-stop clinic, we can diagnose the root of indigestion causing dyspepsia (abdominal pain) and provide a comprehensive treatment plan.

Our Gastroenterology Specialists

Mr Tan Arulampalam

Mr Tan Arulampalam qualified as a doctor in 1992 from St Bartholomew’s Hospital (University of London). He is an award-winning consultant general surgeon who has performed over 500 laparoscopic colorectal resections, as well as a range of advanced laparoscopic biliary, GI, emergency and hernia surgeries. 

Mr Tan Arulampalam

Dr Philip Woodland

Dr Philip Woodland received a PhD from Queen Mary University of London for his research into gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) and is a recognised expert in the field. In clinical practice, Dr Woodland diagnoses and treats GORD and Barrett’s oesophagus, IBS, inflammatory bowel disease, gastrointestinal cancers and more. He is also an advanced endoscopist.

Dr Philip Woodland

Why choose us?

A Consultant led service, from experts in their field, providing the highest level of care.

Same day diagnostic services, including imaging and screening.

A state-of-the-art facility in Chelmsford, Essex – no need to travel to London.

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If you have been experiencing gastrointestinal issues and would like to discuss them with an expert, you can book an appointment by phoning us on 01245 801234.

You can reach our bookings team every weekday between 8am and 6pm. Otherwise you can use the below enquiry form and a member of the team will be in touch to book you in. Please make sure to include as much relevant information about your symptoms or concerns as possible.

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