Dr Richard Robinson

Dr Richard Robinson

Gastroenterology, General (internal) medicine 03321942

  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Endoscopy
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

About me

Dr Richard Robinson qualified from St Mary's Hospital in London in 1989. He trained in general internal medicine in Cardiff and Bristol before completing his gastroenterology training in Leicester in 1992.

Dr Robinson is a general gastroenterologist with particular expertise in endoscopy, colonoscopy bowel cancer screening and inflammatory bowel disease. He established the Leicester Endoscopy Training Centre in 2004 & continues to run courses in basic and advanced endoscopy and colonoscopy.

Dr Robinson is an advanced colonoscopist for the National Bowel Cancer Screeening Programme (BCSP) and acts as a colonoscopy examiner, accrediting BCS colonoscopists. He is currently Chair of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Accreditation Panel overseeing the accreditation process in the UK. He is Director of Bowel Cancer Screening for Leicestershire.

Areas of interest

Bowel disease including inflammatory (IBD); Endoscopic procedures; Endoscopy - therapeutic, indigestion, heartburn, hiatus hernia, crohns disease, abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhoea, change in bowel habit, rectal bleeding, ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome, coeliac disease, gastroscopy, sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, bowel cancer screening, dysphagia,

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Procedures completed

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

    Spire Leicester Hospital (5-50)

  • G6500

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (5-50)

    Spire Leicester Hospital (5-50)

  • H2002

    Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (5-50)

    Spire Leicester Hospital (5-50)

  • H2003

    Therapeutic colonoscopy with snare loop biopsy or excision of lesion - (5-50)

    Spire Leicester Hospital (1-5)

  • H2502

    Diagnostic flexible sigmoidoscopy (including forceps biopsy and proctoscopy) - (1-5)

  • G8082

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) and immediate colonoscopy includes forceps biopsies, biopsy test and dye spray (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

    Spire Leicester Hospital (1-5)

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