Dr Purushothaman Premchand MBBS, MD, MRCP
Dr Premchand is a Consultant Gastroenterologist and is currently the Endoscopy Lead of Barking, Havering and Redbridge NHS Trust. The BHRT Gastroenterology Unit consists of ten gastroenterologists and ten surgeons and is a major centre for gastroenterology. He recently set up a referral centre for treating Refractory Irritable Bowel Disease and is the UK pioneer of the treatment Granulocute Apheresis. His series of colonic and oesophageal stents is one of the largest in the world and he has been involved with several major international publications on interventional treatment in gastrointestinal malignancies.
Dr Premchand’s special clinical interests include sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy. ERCP, colonic stents, interventional gastroenterology, irritable bowel syndrome and white cell apheresis for inflammatory bowel disease.
Dr Premchand provides the Gastric Balloon procedure.