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About Dr Tony Smith

Gastroenterology Specialists Ltd

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Waikato Hospital.

Tony Smith’s basic medical training was in Dunedin and Christchurch, where he spent five years as house surgeon and registrar in medicine. From 1992-1994 he studied medicine and gastroenterology in London, UK, where he trained in the management of IBD, peptic ulcer disease, gastro oesophageal reflux, coeliac disease, pancreatic and biliary disease, liver disease including the management of hepatitis B and C, haemochromatosis and NSAID induced gastroduodenal small intestinal ulceration and strictures.
He spent 3 years training in ERCP at the Middlesex Hospital, London.
Has research interests in Helicobacter pylori related upper GI disease and the management of upper gastrointestinal bleeding.

In 1994 he was appointed as Physician and Gastroenterologist at Waikato Hospital. He has since developed an interest and expertise in capsule endoscopy.

He enjoys the challenge of gastroenterology and advanced therapeutic endoscopy. He also enjoys teaching and training and has been on the NZ Training Committee for gastroenterology for ten years, currently as Chairman

Gender: Male

Services & Treatments



Special Interests
Gastroenterology

Therapeutic Endoscopist, Coeliac Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux, Peptic Ulcer, Hepatitis B & C, Liver Disorders

Southern Cross Affiliated Provider for
Banding of haemorrhoids, Capsule endoscopy, Colonoscopy, Flexible sigmoidoscopy, Gastroscopy, Paediatric endoscopy

Credentials

Special Interests
Gastroenterology Specialists LTD – Therapeutic Endoscopist, Coeliac Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux, Peptic Ulcer, Hepatitis B & C, Liver Disorders

Southern Cross Affiliated Provider for selected services

Contact Info

Hamilton

Phone07 843 0017
Fax07 843 0018
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Street Address
33 Tawa St
Hamilton
Postal Address
PO Box 6059
Urlich, Hamilton 3245

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Definitions of Services

Colonoscopy

The colon (or large bowel/large intestine) starts at the end of the small intestine and ends at the rectum and anus. In a colonoscopy a long flexible tube (a colonoscope) is threaded up through themore

Endoscopy

An Endoscopist performs an Endoscopy. This involves examining the inside of the body with an endoscope, a lighted, flexible instrument that has a small camera on the tip. There are many types ofmore

Gastroenterology

A Gastroenterologist specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the digestive system (Gastroenterology). These may affect the oesophagus, stomach, small intestine andmore

Gastroscopy

Gastroscopy is an examination of the inside of the oesophagus (throat), stomach and duodenum (the first section of small intestine). It is performed by using a thin, flexible fibre-optic instrumentmore