Dr Ian Johnston is a leading gastroenterologist in Reading and Henley who specialises in treating acid reflux, irritable bowel syndrome, diarrhoea, endoscopy and colonoscopy. He also holds a special interest and provides expert guidance in nutrition.
Initial consultations will by video or telephone lasting 30 mins. Often this is all that will be required to improve your symptoms or to provide reassurance. If tests such as endoscopy or ultrasound are required these are done at Spire Dunedin in Reading. Follow up face to face consultation will sometimes be necessary and these can be arranged at Spire Dunedin or in Henley-on-Thames.
Dr Johnston worked in the NHS and private sector at St Mark's Hospital, London as a consultant gastroenterologist for four years before moving his practice to Berkshire. He has trained and carried out his research in London teaching hospitals.
Dr Johnston is a skilled and experienced endoscopist. He cares deeply about the comfort, safety and dignity of his patients. He sees patients with all abdominal problems and gastrointestinal diagnoses. He provides compassionate, understanding care for all his patients and particular attention is paid to these during endoscopy procedures which he understands can be stressful for patients.