Welcome to Gastro Health Hobart

Your health and safety is our priority.

Our medical, nursing and administrative team aim to provide the highest quality of care for your needs.

Our medical doctors provide care for diseases affecting the gut, with special expertise and interests in diseases of the oesophagus, stomach and colon, both for adult and paediatric patients.

Our practice provides nursing, administrative and booking services to assist our doctors to provide the best quality care. There are four doctors working with us:

  • A/Prof. Kwang Chien Yee, adult gastroenterologist
  • Dr. Ben McCulloch, adult gastroenterologist 
  • Dr. Anna Prebble, paediatric gastroenterologist 
  • Dr. Sarah Edwards, GP with special interest in gastroenterology

Our practice is supported by:

  • Grace and Lillian, co-practice manager 
  • Kerry and Andrea, IBD and practice nurse
  • Rachel, Ella, Leesa and Elisha, medical receptionists

Together, we are here to deliver the best care for your needs.


Our Practice

At Gastro Health Hobart our medical and nursing team has expert training in Gastroenterology. Special interests include:
  • Paediatric gastroenterology
  • Assessment of reflux and swallowing difficulties
  • Prevention of Oesophageal and Gastric Cancer in patients with family history
  • Barrett’s Oesophagus
  • Coeliac Disease
  • National Bowel Cancer Screening program
  • Bowel Cancer prevention, especially in patients with family history
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Investigations of gut symptoms such as diarrhoea, PR bleeding and abdominal pain
  • Iron deficiency and/or anaemia
  • Advance endoscopic techniques including endoscopic mucosal resection and full thickness resection
We do not perform ERCP or Endoscopic Ultrasound procedures. We therefore recommend patients with gall bladder or pancreatic disease to seek expert advice from specialists with an interest in these areas. We provide consultative services, GastroscopyColonoscopy service for adult and paediatric patients.

Operating Details

Our rooms are located at South Hobart

Please be advised our practice is open between 9.00am and 4.00pm Monday to Thursday and 9.00am to 3.00pm Fridays. Our phones will be disabled 12.00pm to 2.00pm daily.

 ConsultScopeHospital affiliation
Dr. McCullochWednesday
Friday Mornings (new patient clinic)
Calvary Hospital & Hobart Specialist Day Hospital
A/Prof. YeeNo new patients, review and follow up patients only. MondayTuesday
Calvary Hospital & Hobart Specialist Day Hospital
Dr. EdwardsTuesdayTuesday 
Dr. Anna PrebbleThursday and some MondaysFriday
Hobart Private Hospital & Hobart Specialist Day Hospital

There is generally a waiting period of between 4-8 weeks for consultations and 2-4 weeks for endoscopic investigations. All urgent cases will be accommodated as soon as possible.

If you experience an emergency, please call 000 or present to the Emergency Department at the Royal Hobart Hospital or Calvary Hospital for further emergency care.

Please note that we are a private billing clinic with known gap fees for procedures with most private health funds. We will provide you with costs association with consultation and procedures, and a financial consent is required before booking of appointments and/or procedures.

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