Cancer Services

Endoscopy

The endoscopy department at Bon Secours Cork Cancer Centre (BSCCC) provides a number of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures in a modern endoscopy unit for the diagnosis and treatment of GI cancers and benign conditions of the upper and lower GI tract. It provides a comprehensive range of services to diagnose oesophageal and colorectal cancer as well.

Service / Condition Treated

Bronchoscopy - Examination of the trachae (windpipe), the bronchi (airway branches and some of the lungs).

Colonoscopy - Examination of the lining of the large bowel.

Colposcopy - Examination of the cervix using a magnifying lens called a colposcope.

ERCP - Detailed x-ray examination of the bile duct and/or pancreas to remove stones or to place a tube if there are narrowed areas.

Gastroscopy - Examination of the lining of the oesophagus (gullet) stomach, and duodenum which is the first part of the small intestine.

Helicobactery pylori / Breath Test - A test performed to detect bacteria in the stomach using fasting breath samples.

Hysteroscopy - Examination of the uterus (womb)

A direct access outpatient endoscopy service is provided for selected patients on receipt of a referral letter. The department is supported by two inflammatory bowel disease/GI nurse specialists who can be contacted directly by patients and GPs.

Contact Information:

Contact Number: 021 4801693 
Opening Hours: 8am to 4pm

Consultants

  • Dr Barbara Kerkhoff
  • CONSULTANT GYNAECOLOGIST

Bon Secours Cork

  • Mr. Brian Whooley
  • CONSULTANT GENERAL SURGEON

Bon Secours Cork

General Medicine, Breast Care Centre, Endoscopy General Surgery

  • Mr. David Gough
  • General Surgery

Bon Secours Cork

General Medicine,General Surgery ,Endoscopy

  • Mr. Brian Barry
  • CONSULTANT GENERAL SURGEON

Bon Secours Cork

Colorectal, General Surgery, Endoscopy

  • Dr. Lucina Jackson
  • CONSULTANT GASTROENTEROLOGIST

Bon Secours Cork

Endoscopy, Gastroenterology

  • Dr. William Stack
  • CONSULTANT GASTROENTEROLOGIST

Bon Secours Cork

General Medicine, Endoscopy, Gastroenterology

  • Dr. Liam Doherty
  • CONSULTANT RESPIRATORY PHYSICIAN

Bon Secours Cork

Respiratory & Sleep Medicine, Endoscopy

  • Mr. Dermot Lanigan
  • CONSULTANT UROLOGIST

Bon Secours Cork

Urology, Endoscopy

  • Mr. Peter Ryan
  • CONSULTANT UROLOGIST

Bon Secours Cork

Rapid Access Prostate Clinic, Urology, Endoscopy

  • Mr. Colm O’Boyle
  • Consultant General Surgeon

Bon Secours Cork

Bariatric/Weight Loss Surgery,General Surgery ,Endoscopy