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Phone03 378 6236
Fax03 374 6299
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40 Stewart St
Christchurch 8011

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About Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Specialists


Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Specialists

Dr Teresa Chalmers-Watson

BMedSc BMBS MRCP MD

Dr Bruce Chapman


MB ChB FRACP

A/Prof Richard Gearry


MB ChB FRACP PhD

Dr Catherine Stedman


MBChB FRACP PhD

Offering a comprehensive service encompassing the diagnosis and treatment of all aspects of gastrointestinal health.

• Colonoscopy for investigation of bowel symptoms and bowel cancer screening
• Gastroscopy
• Capsule endoscopy
• Breath testing
• Dietitian

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

Gastrointestinal endoscopy


Gastrointestinal endoscopy is a procedure that enables viewing of the lining of the gastrointestinal (digestive) tract. The examination is performed using an endoscope, a flexible fibreoptic tubemore

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

Hepatology


A hepatologist specialises in disorders involving the liver. Hepatology is often considered a branch of gastroenterology. Hepatology is a large field and may cover conditions such as hepatitis, viralmore

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