Help and Information for Adult Gastroenterology Concerns
Gastro Care offers a range of services designed to help diagnose a treat a range of gastroenterology concerns. Dr Leena Sinha, MBChB, MRCP, PCME, LLM, PgDip (Nutrition) has over 30 years of experience and offers face to face appointments at two clinics (in Brentwood and Essex) as well as online and over the phone consultations.
Put Your Stomach and Digestive Concerns to Rest With the Help of Dr Leena Sinha and Gastro Care
If you are experiencing stomach concerns and digestive issues, or feel there may be an issue when it comes to your gastroenterology, why not make an appointment to see a private specialist now? Gastro Care is a clinic designed to make seeing a gastroenterologist easy and accessible. Dr Leena Sinha undertook her clinical training at North West Deanery and specialises in the management of general and complex diseases in Gastroenterology. She performs gastroscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, colon capsule endoscopy and small bowel capsule endoscopy. Appointments with Dr Sinha are available through Gastro Care, and we offer both private, self-funded appointments and health insurance appointments, covered by most major insurance companies.
Treatments, Services and Tests offered by Dr Leena Sinha at Gastro Care include;
Diagnosis and treatments for GERD, known as Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Glucose Breath Test
Also known as a hydrogen breath test, to check for intolerance to lactose, fructose and sucrose.
A test that uses a camera and the latest technology to check the health of your bowels.
Urea Breath Test 13C
A breath test that can identify when Helicobacter pylori is present and diagnose infection.
An examination of the stomach using a gastroscope, to identify when stomach ulcers are present.
A procedure that uses a camera to examine the lower colon (Sigmoid colon) and rectum.
An examination of the internal organs which can also be used to collect tissue for biopsy.
Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Endoscopy specifically targeting the upper gastrointestinal area.
An examination using a 'capsule' camera to pass through your small intestine.
How do I book?You can book an appointment in the following ways: 1. Online using the booking form on the website. Please leave your details with the preferred location, date and time and we will contact you to confirm the booking. 2. Contact Nuffield Hospital directly on 01277 695695 3. Contact Spire London East directly on 020 8551 1100 4. Contact Spire Hartswood directly on 01277 232525 5. If you would prefer a virtual appointment, please complete the booking form and we will contact you to confirm a convenient time. 5. Send an enquiry to firstname.lastname@example.org.
How much does a private gastroenterologist cost and how long is the consultation?Initial Consultation for a Self-Pay patient (30 minutes): £200.00 Follow-up Consultation for a Self Pay patient (20 minutes): £150.00 Insured Patients have different prices according to their Insurers. Insured patients may be liable for some of their fees. Please confirm with your insurance company.
I have health insurance. How do I pay?I am able to see patients that are covered by health insurance and self-funding patients. I am a recognised provider with the majority of health insurance companies. If you are using health insurance when booking an appointment, you will need to provide: • Name • Date of Birth • Address including post code • Telephone number • Email address • Insurer name • Membership number • Authorisation number from your Insurer for the consultation Once this information is received, we will be able to contact you via email that will include a link for completion of an online New Patient Information Form, which can be returned electronically once completed. Please confirm with your Insurance provider regarding the level of cover your policy provides and whether it includes diagnostic tests. During the appointment, any further investigations that may be required will be discussed with you. You will need to clarify with your Insurers that these tests will be covered before undergoing these.
I am a self funded patient. How do I pay?You will need to provide the following details: • Name • Date of Birth • Address including postcode • Telephone number • Email address Once this information is received, we will be able to contact you via email which will include a link for completion of an online New Patient Information Form, which can be returned electronically once completed. My Consultation Fees are: Initial Consultation (30 minutes): £200.00 Follow-up Consultation (20 minutes): £150.00 I accept a number of payment methods including cash, card and bank transfer.
What payment methods do you accept?At Gastro Care we accept all types of card payments as well as cash.
What do I need to bring to my appointment?The initial appointment is about 30 minutes. During this time, I will discuss your symptoms and medical history and then carry out a clinical examination. We will then be able to discuss any initial diagnostic tests that may be required and any medication you may need. I would be grateful if you could bring the following documents: • A referral letter from your GP if available • Any previous investigations or correspondence regarding your symptoms • Any blood or stool test results • Your current medication list
Which insurers work with Gastro Care?Dr Leena Sinha works with the following private medical insurance providers: Aetna Aviva Health AXA PPP Healthcare AXA PPP International Bupa Bupa On Demand Cigna Exeter Family Friendly Healix Police Mutual Healthcare Simply Health Vitality WPA
British Society of Gastroenterology
Royal College of Physicians
Medical Protection Society
European Crohn's and Colitis Organisation
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