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Dr Gurvinder Banait - Gastroenterology

Dr Gurvinder Banait is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at Euxton Hall Hospital, Lancashire

Based at: Euxton Hall Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

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Clinical interests

All areas of gastroenterology:

Benign and malignant luminal gastrointestinal disease

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Functional bowel disease

Treatment of gastrointestinal haemorrhage

Coeliac disease

Helicobacter pylori


Metabolic & autoimmune liver disease

Biliary tract disease (benign and malignant)

Hepato-pancreato-biliary (HPB) cancer

Diagnostic and therapeutic upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)

Enteral stenting for benign and malignant disease

Dyspepsia (indigestion); heartburn; ulcers of the stomach/duodenum; irritable bowel syndrome; diarrhoea/constipation; colitis; Crohn's disease;; gallstone-related disease;  disease; suspected cancer of the gastrointestinal tract

Academic background

Dr Gurvinder Banait graduated from the University of Manchester in 1989. He then became a consultant in East Lancashire in 2000 and moved to the Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Trust in September 2009. His training included all aspects of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. His more specialised gastroenterology training has included work in a number of North West Hospitals including Hope Hospital and Manchester Royal Infirmary. Dr Banait is an experienced endoscopist in upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy (gastroscopy and colonoscopy with ileoscopy) as well as ERCP (a camera test used to look at the biliary tree and remove stones and insert drains into the bile duct).

His research was carried out at Manchester University (1997-99) and examined the management of dyspepsia and upper gastrointestinal tract symptoms.  Dr Banait has also published a number of papers covering a wide variety of gastroenterology related subjects throughout his training and has continued to do so as a consultant. 


Professional Memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians


British Society of Gastroenterology

North of England Gastroenterology Society

NHS base

Wigan and Leigh

Clinic Times

Mon 17:30 – 19:30

01257 446 855