At Guy’s and St Thomas’ we offer a range of specialist GI services:
upper gastrointestinal surgery
thyroid and endocrine surgery
gastroenterology and hepatology
We are a national referral centre for complex colorectal disease and provide a full range of services to the local community and private patients from around the world.
Our colorectal unit is a distinguished centre of clinical excellence for all aspects of colorectal disease, including:
inflammatory bowel disease
colorectal cancer diagnoses and surgery
pelvic floor assessment and treatment
benign anorectal disease
family history cancer screening.
We have a strong focus on multi-disciplinary education and research in all aspects of colorectal disease with close links to King’s College and London Southbank University. Our research and specialist interests include:
investigation into the quality of life for sufferers of faecal incontinence
assessment of bowel function following fistula surgery
surgical reconstruction and function following protectomy
topical management of Crohn’s Disease
biofeedback techniques (such as rectal irrigation and anal stimulation for faecal incontinence)
enhanced recovery for colorectal surgery to reduce length of stay by allowing safe discharge sooner after surgery
comparing physiological and ultrasonographic techniques in assessing the pelvic floor.
Contact our reservations team to find out more about our GI service and consultants: