Mediclinic Durbanville hosts an extensive gastroenterology service that includes a range of endoscopic diagnostic and therapeutic services. These services include:

  • Upper endoscopy, colonoscopy, video capsule endoscopy and double-balloon endoscopy for evaluation of diseases and bleeding of the small intestine
  • Endoscopic ultrasonography for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures of the pancreas and bile duct
  • Fibroscan of the liver and liver biopsy
  • High-resolution manometry for functional studies of the oesophagus
  • Breath test for the evaluation of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth and lactose intolerance

Some of the frequently occurring signs and symptoms that may warrant a visit to your gastroenterologist, who can diagnose and treat any of the disorders related to your symptoms, are:

  • Abnormal bowel movements
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Frequent heartburn
  • Abdominal pain and bloating
  • Trouble swallowing

If you are older than 45 years of age, screening for colon and or rectal cancer is important. Patients experiencing abdominal illness should see a gastroenterologist.

To make an appointment, contact:

Dr Corné Kruger (Gastroenterologist)
T 021 979 2811
Email: reception@gastrosa.com

The practice is at Room 106, Mediclinic Durbanville, 45 Wellington Street, Durbanville. Visit https://bit.ly/3yq5BEm