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Dr Sandeep Bajwa

Consultant Gastroenterologist

MBBS, FRCP London), Cert Med Ed

Practices at: Three Shires Hospital

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Dr Bajwa has been a Consultant Gastroenterologist at the Northampton General Hospital since 2010 after attaining a dual certificate of completion of training (CCT) in Gastroenterology and General Internal Medicine. He also undertook an Advanced Endoscopy fellowship in Sheffield Endoscopy training centre, which is one of the JAG (Joint Advisory Group on GI Endoscopy) accredited National Endoscopy training centres based in Northern General Hospital, Sheffield.

Dr Bajwa was awarded a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education from the University of Nottingham in December 2010. He is also an elected Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London.

Dr Bajwa provides a comprehensive Gastroenterology consultation in various aspects of this field and his specialist interests include Endoscopy, Bowel Cancer Screening and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

Dr Bajwa regularly undertakes diagnostic and therapeutic upper and lower GI endoscopic procedures with a special interest in screening colonoscopy procedures. He is a JAG accredited colonoscopist for the National Bowel Cancer screening programme (BCSP) with on-going commitment to undertake high quality colonoscopy procedures which are audited and peer reviewed nationally. He maintains high key performance indicators (KPI) which includes adenoma detection rate (ADR) >50%, optimal colonoscopy comfort scores with >90% patients experiencing no or mild discomfort during colonoscopy procedures and caecal Intubation rate >92% for BCSP.

He is able to undertake consultations for both insured and self-pay patients. 

Clinical Interests

  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s disease)
  • Coeliac Disease 
  • Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) e.g. Heartburn 
  • Irritable Bowel syndrome (IBS) including chronic diarrhoea 
  • Investigations for suspected cancer of the digestive system 
  • Dyspepsia (indigestion) 
  • Peptic ulcer disease 
  • Abnormal liver tests 
  • Unintentional weight loss

Professional Memberships

  • General Medical Council (GMC)
  • Royal College of Physicians (London) 
  • Medical and Dental Defence union of Scotland (MDDUS)
  • Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association (HCSA)

 

 

 

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