Gastroenterology and Hepatology provides inpatient and outpatient services.

Gastroenterology and Hepatology provides a wide range of services, covering all aspects of the following:

  • Luminal gastroenterology
  • Familial bowel cancer
  • Liver and hepatobiliary disease
  • Pancreatic disease
  • Coeliac disease
  • Oesophageal diseases (swallowing disorders and reflux)
  • Hepatology (Hepatitis C, general hepatology)
  • Clinical nutrition (including home parenteral nutrition)

The Gastroenterology Endoscopy Suite provides day procedures for Upper and Lower Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and ERCP.

Our outpatient services include a Clinical Nutrition Service, stationary oesophageal manometry/videomanometry and ambulatory oesophageal pressure/pH monitoring.

Inpatient services

Inpatient services consist most frequently of patients with decompensated liver disease, inflammatory bowel disease and gastrointestinal bleeding.

Clinics

Coeliac City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South THU
Gastro Surveillance City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 Centre FRI
Gastro Videomanometry City Campus Gastroenterology Reception, Level 3 Centre FRI
Gastro/Hepatology City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South WED
Gastro/Hepatology City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South THU
Gastro/Hepatology City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South WED
Gastroenterology City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South WED
Hepatocellular Cancer City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South MON
Inflammatory Bowel City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South MON, THU
Liver City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South WED
Liver Rapid City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South WED
Luminal Gastroenterology City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South THU
Neurogastroenterology City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South WED
TPN Nutrition City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South WED

Referrals

We accept GP and specialist referrals for this service.

Referrals are triaged depending on priority. Emergency cases can present to the Emergency & Trauma Service at any time.

To refer a patient, complete and send your referral to Outpatients by fax to (03) 9342 4234.

You can use the following form or a template from your own system:

Referrals should include:

  • relevant clinical history for the patient
  • the reason for referral
  • patient details including address, date of birth and contact phone numbers
  • your provider number
  • the name of the consultant (for Medicare clinics)

Special referral instructions

  • Fax all clinic referrals to Outpatients
  • Fax oesophageal manometry referrals to Oesophageal manometry
  • Fax genetic referrals to Familial Cancer Centre