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Dr David Epstein

MBChB (UCT) DCH. FCP (SA) Cert Gastroenterology

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Vincent Pallotti Hospital

Dr David Epstein performs a number of gastrointestinal procedures including:

  • Gastroscopy
  • Colonoscopy with removal of polyps if required
  • Oesophageal dilatation
  • Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube placement
  • Argon plasma coagulation (APC) for bleeding problems in the stomach and colon.

He also administers intravenous infusions of iron and biological drugs such as Revellex. Should he not do a particular procedure he will arrange for this to be done by a colleague with the appropriate expertise.

Procedures are performed in the Vincent Pallotti Hospital Endoscopy Suite which is equipped with state-of –the-art endoscopy equipment. Dr Epstein will also perform procedures in Vincent Pallotti Hospital operating theatre or at UCT Private Academic Hospital.