• Nearly a Dozen Cancers Tied to Obesity (CME/CE)
    (MedPage Today) -- Strongest links in cancers of the digestive organs, breast
  • Xermelo OK'd for Cancer-Associated Diarrhea
    (MedPage Today) -- Drug to be taken along with somatostatin analogue
  • House Judiciary Committee Moves Tort Reform Bill
    (MedPage Today) -- Would cap damages in cases involving federal programs
  • D.C. Week: Advocates for Medicaid Enrollees Blast Potential Cuts
    (MedPage Today) -- Also: FDA panel gives the nod to Sentinel device despite questionable efficacy
  • Gut Bacteria Linked to Anti-PD-1 Response
    (MedPage Today) -- More diverse microbiome correlated with better drug effects
  • ACIP: One-Dose HepB Vax OK for Some Infants Needing Revaccination
    (MedPage Today) -- Two more doses needed if infant still non-responsive after testing, committee advises
  • 'I Wish It Were Otherwise': Doc to Doc on End-of-Life Care
    (MedPage Today) -- In-depth discussion with Ronald Epstein, MD
  • HIV Patients Who Quit Smoking Lower Cancer Risk (CME/CE)
    (MedPage Today) -- But lung cancer risk remains high after 5 years of cessation
  • D.C. Week: Dems, GOP Squabble over CMS Nominee
    (MedPage Today) -- Also: healthcare projected as almost 20% of the economy in 2025
  • Wide Use of New HCV Drugs Prevents New Cases (CME/CE)
    (MedPage Today) -- 'Treatment as prevention' possible
  • Welcome...

    Dr Stuart Cairns is a Consultant Physician and specialist in Gastroenterology.

    He trained at King's College Hospital, London, and later did higher medical training in Cambridge, The Middlesex and University College Hospitals in London. In 1988 he was appointed Consultant in Gastroenterology and General (Internal) Medicine to the Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust. He is Director of the Brighton Endoscopy Training Centre and Honorary Lecturer to the Brighton & Sussex Medical School. He is also Clinical Director of the Sussex Bowel Cancer Screening Programme.

    He is married with 3 children (now grown up) and lives just outside of Brighton. He enjoys tennis, travel, music and walking along the South Downs.


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    Qualifications & Current Posts


    MBBS MD MSc FRCP

    • Consultant Gastroenterologist to the Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
    • Clinical Director of the Sussex Bowel Cancer Screening Programme
    • Accredited bowel cancer screening colonoscopist

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    Procedures Offered

    Gastroscopy Colonoscopy
    Capsule Endoscopy

    Gastroscopy

    Colonoscopy

    Capsule Endoscopy

    A gastroscopy is an examination of your oesophagus (gullet), stomach and duodenum (the first part of the small intestine). This is done using a thin, flexible, tube-like telescope called an endoscope. The endoscope is passed through...

    A colonoscopy procedure is an examination of the lining of the colon (large bowel) using a thin flexible, tube-like telescope called a colonoscope. This is carefully passed through the back passage and into the colon...

     

    A capsule endoscopy is a procedure used to examine the small bowel. It is a relatively new and non-invasive way of providing your doctor with visual images of your small bowel using an electronic, pill-sized, photographic camera...

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