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Services We Provide

The Centre for Gastrointestinal Health believes in providing the very best of holistic care for our patients – you.

Advanced Polypectomy

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.

Bowel Cancer Screening

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.

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Colonoscopy

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.

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Consulting

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.

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Dilation of Oesophageal Strictures

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.

Endoscopy

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.

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Endoscopic Ultrasound

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.

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ERCP

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.

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Hernia Repair

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

IBS Management

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 Management

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.

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

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.

Laparascopic Colonic Resections

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.

Liver Disease Management

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

Nutrition and Diet Support

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.

Non-surgical Haemorrhoid Management

The Centre for Gastrointestinal health offers a range of treatment options for haemorrhoids which may include topical treatments or minimally invasive non-surgical procedure.

Pathology – Australian Clinical Labs

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.

Perianal Disorders

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.

Polyp removal (endoscopic polypectomy)

We are all experts at the removal of the pre-cancerous growths (polyps) that line the large intestine.

Reflux Treatment

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.