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We provide a comprehensive GI service, which includes clinical consultation, endoscopy services (including direct access from GP), and when necessary, in-patient  care. Patients can choose from male and female gastroenterologists

Gastroenterologist led Direct Access Endoscopy

We have been providing direct access endoscopy services since 2011, and it remains an important part of our comprehensive GI service. Our pathway is complementary to the rapid access service provided by the Mater Private Hospital.

Our gastroenterologist- led direct endoscopy service can be  accessed by sending a GP letter or completed referral form to:

Post: 64 Eccles Street

          Dublin 7

Email :

Your referral will be received directly into our gastroenterology office 


The referral will be triaged by a gastroenterologist on site within 24 hours

Our Staff

We are a group of 5 experienced gastroenterologists, providing high quality care for gastrointestinal issues. We are supported by our friendly and helpful administrative staff based in 64 Eccles Street. Procedures are performed at the Mater Private Hospital



MAY 2022:

Dr Gayle Bennett has returned from maternity leave


Prof Padraic MacMathuna has retired


Dr Conor Lahiff has taken over Prof MacMathuna's practice

Dr Shamindra Direkze  has joined the group and is accepting referrals to his own practice.

Contact us with a query

Taking care of your gastrointestinal health

Health Plans - 
Am I covered? 

Nowadays, health insurance cover is very complicated. We can provide you with the necessary information so that you can check with your insurer to be certain that you are covered for a particular procedure

Frequently asked questions

You will find the answers to many common queries here, from  procedure codes, to bowel preparation, and many others


Here at the Dublin Gastroenterology Group, you can choose to be seen by either a male or female doctor. All of our doctors are highly skilled and are dedicated to providing top quality GI care for you or your patient

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