Gastroenterology

The Gastroenterology Department at Bon Secours Hospital Tralee offers a full range of services for adults.

The Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy offers a full range of services for adults. Our expert consultants  offer a maximum range of solutions to  patients and specialise in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the pancreas, liver, gallbladder, oesophagus, stomach, small intestine and colon
 

You may visit the Gastroenterology Department for symptoms such as,

  • Abdominal Pain Investigation
  • Chronic Diarrhoea
  • Coeliac Disease
  • Gastroesophogeal Reflux Disease
  • Hepatobiliary Problems (Jaundice, Choledocholithiasis, Cholangitis, Biliary Tumour)
  • Incontinence and Constipation
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Cirrhosis with or without Portal Hypertension
  • Oesophageal Motility Diseases (Achalasia)
  • Pancreatic Diseases (Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis, Pancreatic Tumour)
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease


Diagnostic Endoscopy Services:

  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Chromoendoscopy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Rigid Proctoscopy
  • Oesophagogastroduodenoscopy ( Gastroscopy )

 
Therapeutic Endoscopy Services-

  • Achalasia Pneumodilation
  • Dilations of Gastrointestinal Strictures
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio Pancreatography (ERCP)
  • Oesophageal Varices Banding
  • Foreign Body Extraction
  • Haemostasis (Injection Sclerotherapy, APC Coagulation, Metal Clipping, Endolooping)
  • Haemostasis Variceal Bleeding (Injection, Banding, Glue)
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Nasojejunal Feeding Tube Placement
  • Oesophageal, Duodenal, Colonic Stent Insertion
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) Insertion
  • Peritoneal Aspiration
  • Polypectomy / Endoscopic Mucosal Resection

 

Contact Information

Consultant Gastroenterologist.

Dr. Zulfiqar Hussain

Tel:066 714 9896  

Fax:066 714 9858

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Zulfiqar Hussain
Consultant Gastroenterologist
Gastroenterology, Endoscopy, General Medicine Gastroenterology
Bon Secours Hospital Tralee
Phone: 066 714 9896 Fax: 066 7149858

Dr. Zulfiqar Hussain

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Biography

Dr Zulfiqar Hussain graduated from Liaquat Medical College, Pakistan in 1997. After graduation, he went on to become a member of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. He received specialist registration in Gastroenterology and Medicine by the Irish Medical Council in 2010 and the General Medical Council in 2012. He has attended conferences both nationally and internationally and has participated in numerous publications. He has taken many opportunities to teach throughout his career. His teaching experience includes giving presentations, clinical tutorials and lectures. He also provided ward rounds to senior house officers and interns. He is a member of the American Association of Gastroenterology. 

Areas of Interest

Dr Hussain’s professional interests include intervention Endoscopy. He has extensive experience in diagnostic and therapeutic Endoscopy.

Qualifications

FRCPI, FRCP, MRCP, MBBS

Contact Details

  • Dr. Zulfiqar Hussain
  • Suite 6B,Kerry Clinic,Bon Secours Tralee

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