Tel: 0191 445 2474
Please note that due to the coronavirus we are deferring all appointments for further care. The progression of the virus throughout the region will determine when we can re-start seeing routine patients again. We do hope that we can get the service up and running and soon as possible.
Should you feel that your symptoms are causing you serious concerns or that you feel you cannot wait for further contact please do contact your GP as soon as possible or in an emergency situation please attend your local Accident and Emergency Department.
Once we are in a position to resume the service we will be in touch with patients individually.
MBBS, BMedSci(Hons), MD, MRCP(UK), MRCP(Gastro)
Dr Amit Chattree qualified from Bart’s and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry and undertook specialist gastroenterology training on the North East Thames Gastroenterology Training Programme.
He worked at world leading centres such as University College Hospital London, St Bartholomew’s Hospital and The Royal London Hospital gaining valuable expertise in treating the most complex gastrointestinal conditions.
Dr Chattree undertook an advanced endoscopy fellowship at the University Hospital of North Tees and completed an MD Thesis at Durham University with numerous publications. Dr Chattree is the lead author of the British Society of Gastroenterology Guidelines for the management of large colorectal polyps and also developed the world’s first framework for the management of large polyps. He was awarded a British Society of Gastroenterology prize for his work in 2015.
He has been an invited speaker at national and international conferences and remains active in research.
Dr Chattree is often asked to provide a second opinion for complex cases. He sees a wide variety of gastroenterology and hepatology cases.
He leads the capsule endoscopy service at South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust which is the tertiary referral centre for capsule endoscopy for the North East and Cumbria.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Small Bowel Medicine
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Endoscopy ( Diagnostic and Therapeutic)
Small Bowel Endoscopy
Dr Chattree has published multiple research articles including in leading journals such as ‘Gut’ and ‘Colorectal Disease’. He has also published numerous original abstract articles and presented work at both international and national conferences. He remains active in research with a particular interest in endoscopy and inflammatory bowel disease.