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Dr Paul Fortun is a Gastroenterologist in Cornwall with a special interest in the management of unexplained abdominal pain
Diagnosis and management of dyspepsia (indigestion), IBS, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD: Ulcerative Colitis, Crohns), iron deficiency anaemia, coeliac disease, diarrhoea, constipation, and abdominal pain.
Accredited Colonoscopist for the National Bowel Cancer Screening programme, and Endoscopy Lead for Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust. Dr Fortun performs Advanced Endoscopy including removal of large or complex polyps, gastroscopy, stricture dilation, PEG placement, flexible sigmoidoscopy, and dye spray assessment of Barretts oesophagus. He has the National JAG accreditation in Endoscopy.
Dr Fortun was Clinical Lecturer at Nottingham University running Clinical trials in IBD, Barretts oesophagus, and intestinal bleeding. One of his current specialist interests is the multidisciplinary management of unexplained abdominal pain.
Graduated Southampton University 1993 Bachelor of Medicine with Honours and Clinical Distinction
MRCP (Member Royal College Physicians UK) June 1997
FRACP (Fellow Royal Australian College Physicians Australia) July 1999
CCST Gastroenterology/GIM June 2008
Clinical Lecturer Nottingham 2005 - 2007 – running IBD Clinical Trials
Consultant Gastroenterologist in Cornwall from 2008
British Society of Gastroenterology
European Crohns and Colitis Organisation
Medical Defence Union
Member Royal College Physicians
Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
Tuesday AM - other times available on request