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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 practice provides care for diseases affecting the gut, with special expertise and interests in diseases of the oesophagus, stomach, colon and liver.

Our team consists of two Gastroenterologists, Dr McCulloch and Dr Yee who are supported by a team of expert endoscopy nurses and our administrative support team. Our nursing team consists of Mel, Kerry, Alison and Andrea. Our reception and administration team include Leesa, Lillian, Michelle, Sophie, Gabby and our Practice Manager Natalie.

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:

  • 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, including Capsular Endoscopy
  • Liver Disease
  • 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, Gastroscopy, Colonoscopy and Capsular Endoscopy service for adult patients.

Paediatric Patients may be referred to our Doctors for Gastroscopy and/or Colonoscopy procedures by their GP or Specialist. However we do not provide consultation in rooms for patients under the age of 18. 

Operating Details

Our rooms are located at South Hobart

Our opening hours are between 9:00-4:00pm, with phone service between 10:00am-4:00pm.

 ConsultScopeHospital affiliation
Dr. McCullochWednesday
Friday Mornings @ new patient clinic
Monday
Tuesday
Thursday
Calvary Hospital & Hobart Specialist Day Hospital
Dr. YeeTuesdayMonday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Calvary 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.

Latest News

Gastrohealth Hobart is always at the forefront of GI endoscopy, bringing the latest and most advanced diagnostic and treatment in GI endoscopy to our patients in Hobart. We are proud to announce that, in collaboration with Hobart Specialist Day Hospital, Dr. Yee has performed the first case of TXI diagnostic endoscopy in Southern Tasmania, using the most advanced endoscopy system from OLYMPUS medical, the EVIS XI system. TXI endoscopy is considered as the new standard of care in diagnostic endoscopy, improving detection and characterisation of lesions. Both Dr. Yee and Dr. McCulloch have endoscopy lists at Hobart Specialist Day Hospital.

Further information regarding TXI technology can be found here.

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