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Gastroenterology is the study of the stomach and intestine and their diseases. This usually involves examination and inspection of the interior of body organs through an endoscope. An endoscope is a device using fibre optics and powerful lens systems to provide lighting and visualization of the interior of a body organs or cavity. The portion of the endoscope inserted into the body may be rigid or flexible, depending upon the medical procedure.

Some parts of the small intestines cannot be viewed through a regular endoscope, but can be viewed through a new technique called Video Capsule endoscopy.

Servicing Practitioners

Dr Laurie Chitti
Assoc Prof Peter Bampton
Dr Dylan Bartholomeusz
Dr Sam Edwards
Dr Marc Le Mire
Dr Mahinda De Silva
Dr Chris Rayner
Dr Alexander Rodgers
Dr KG Martin Tan
Dr Adrian Chung
Dr John Bate
Dr Nazree Nordeen
Dr Daniel Worthley
Dr Raghu Kumar
Dr Hamish Philpott

Serviced Locations

Flinders Private Hospital
Tennyson Centre
Wakefield Clinic
Western Hospital