The Centre for Gastrointestinal Health believes in providing the very best of holistic care for our patients – you.
Advanced Polypectomy is a procedure that enables the Specialists at The Centre for Gastrointestinal Health to remove large polyps and polyps that are difficult to access from the large bowel - as both a preventative measure for bowel cancer and to help eliminate rectal bleeding, abdominal pain and bowel irregularities.
The National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme (NBCSP) uses a test (FOBT) to detect microscopic amounts of blood in the stool and so helps to target that section of the population who may benefit most from having a colonoscopy. They are an effective way to save lives and studies that prove the tests work.Learn More
A colonoscopy is an examination of the lower part of the gastrointestinal tract known as the bowel. It is a safe procedure that provides valuable information that may not be available in other tests. The Centre for Gastrointestinal Health specialists are experts in quality colonoscopy procedures.Learn More
We offer consulting at each of our locations or via telehealth appointment. All our patients leave with a treatment plan that addresses all their concerns, both medical and surgical, with a timeline for treatment and a cost-estimate.Learn More
The team at the Centre for Gastrointestinal Health is able to perform oesophageal dilation (or stretching) is where a small balloon or dilator device is inserted into the oesophagus and gradually inflated to expand the narrowed area which may have narrowed as a result of stomach acid and other irritants damaging the lining.
An endoscopy is the examination of the upper gastrointestinal tract using a small camera lens and light source. It is a safe procedure that allows us to help accurately diagnose issues in the area.Learn More
Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) is a minimally invasive procedure that uses high-frequency sound waves to produce detailed images of the lining and walls of your digestive tract, chest and nearby organs.Learn More
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography) is a procedure that enables your Interventional Gastroenterologist to examine the pancreatic and bile ducts. The Centre for Gastrointestinal Health Gastroenterologists have the skills and experience to undertake this specialist procedure.Learn More
When fatty tissue or organs push through a weak place in surrounding connective tissue or walls this is called a hernia. Typically, the repair process requires surgery which is offered by the Surgical team at the Centre for Gastrointestinal Health
We recognise the impact IBS has on quality of life for our patients and our team is up to date on the latest research and treatment options. We take a holistic approach to IBS symptoms and causes, providing each of our patients with a comprehensive treatment plan.
Inflammatory bowel disease covers a range of disorders that involve chronic inflammation of the digestive tract including coeliac disease, ulcerative colitis and Chron’s disease. Treating IBD involves collaborative effort with a multidisciplinary approach. Dr Paramsothy is an expert In this area.
Sometimes the gallbladder becomes blocked with gallstones that form within the bile and cause pain, bloating, nausea and vomiting, which require surgical removal. We specialise in laparoscopic surgery (keyhole) so that our patients have less pain scarring and can return to health quickly.
Sometimes, surgery is required to treat and prevent diseases and conditions that affect the colon. Laparoscopic surgery is minimally invasive and allows patients to return to normal activities more quickly than traditional surgical methods. Our colorectal surgeons are able to advise if this procedure is suitable for you.
Our Hepatologists are specialists in the prevention, diagnosis and management of diseases that affect the liver– some of these conditions include hepatitis, fatty liver disease, cirrhosis of the liver, liver cancer and pancreatitis
As part of our holistic approach to the prevention and management of gastrointestinal disorders, our on-site dieticians offer nutrition and diet support services. They are experienced in the latest nutritional research and clinical studies to allow them to support a medical diagnosis.
The Centre for Gastrointestinal health offers a range of treatment options for haemorrhoids which may include topical treatments or minimally invasive non-surgical procedure.
Our experienced, on-site pathologists from Australian Clinical Labs make it easy and convenient to have pathology services undertaken at the same time as your consultation.
The symptoms of perianal disease including pain, bleeding, discharge and itching can seem embarrassing and difficult to navigate. The team is able to identify the serious cases of perianal symptoms and recommend appropriate treatment plans.
We are all experts at the removal of the pre-cancerous growths (polyps) that line the large intestine.
A specialist Gastroenterologist can take a holistic approach to the treatment of reflux starting with effective identification of the cause followed by lifestyle modification recommendations and failing this medication and surgical options can be discussed.