Dr Alexander Simring Medical Practitioner Information

Medical Practitioner Information

Dr Alexander Simring will provide the latest new in the world of Gastroenterology. All topics which are currently being debated will be presented here.  Dr Alex Simring has a special interest in nutrition for optimal digestive health. The information presented in this section is the personal opinion of Dr Simring.

I will start publishing information which is based on information from MKSAP. This will form part of my ongoing medical information as well as allowing a way for me to allow other medical practitioners to have access to my personal notes. Information presented here is only intended for educational purposes and is not meant to form the basis of any clinical assessment or treatment. This information is freely available for all to read and is strictly not for profit or personal gain.

Here is an overview of the topics I will cover:

1. OESOPHAGUS

- oesophageal symptoms

- GORD and Barrett’s oesophagus

- oesophageal cancer

- oesophageal motility disorders

- non acid related oesophagitis

 

2. STOMACH AND DUODENUM

- dyspepsia

- peptic ulcer disease, H.pylori and NSAIDs

- gastric cancer and other gastric lesions

- gastric motility disorders

 

3. SMALL AND LARGE INTESTINE

- diarrhoea

- irritable bowel syndrome

- inflammatory bowel disease

- diverticular disease

- constipation

 

4. COLON CANCER

- epidemiology, genetics and pathophysiology

- clinical presentation and staging

- screening and surveillance

5. GASTROINTESTINAL BLEEDING

- upper gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding

- lower GI bleeding

- obscure GI bleeding

 

6. LIVER, GALLBLADDER AND BILIARY SYSTEM

- abnormal LFTs

- viral hepatitis

- autoimmune hepatitis

- metabolic liver disease

- cholestatic liver disease

- alcohol and drug induced liver disease

- pregnancy related liver disease

- complications of liver disease

- hepatic and biliary tract tumours and lesions

- gallstone disease

 

7. PANCREAS

- acute pancreatitis

- chronic pancreatitis

- pancreatic cancer and other neoplasms

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