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Dr Stephen John Middleton MA MD FRCP FAHE

Consultant Gastroenterologist
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Other Interests
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Other services offered:
• Investigations for suspected Gastrointestinal cancers
• Testing and treating Helicobacter pylori infection
• Investigation and treatment of anaemia
• Investigation and treatment of nausea
• Investigation and treatment of abdominal pain
• General gastroenterology

Gastrointestinal physiology :
Gastrointestinal physiology :
  • Glucose hydrogen breath tests (to test for malabsorption)
  • Lactose hydrogen breath tests (to test for lactose intolerance)
  • Urea breath tests (for H pylori infection)
  • Oesophageal pH testing (for acid reflux)
  • Oesophageal manometry (for chest pain and swallowing disorders)
  • SMART Pill, Wireless capsule motility study (to assess the function of the stomach, small intestine and colon by swallowing a small pill size capsule)
Other tests available from nuclear medicine :

• Whole gut transit time (to measure the movement of food through the entire GI tract.
• Gastric emptying studies (To measure the movement of food through the stomach).