Thank you for contacting our practice and visiting our website. We provide consultative, Gastroscopy, Colonoscopy and paediatric gastroenterology services for our patients. 

Direct Access Endoscopy (Adult patients only)

  • We provide Direct Access Gastroscopy and/or Colonoscopy service for adult patients if you think that it is appropriate. Our Direct Access form can be downloaded here.
  • We aim to provide endoscopic services without much of a waiting time and we can accommodate urgent referral and requests.
  • Sometimes, we may need to discuss and organise a consultation with the patient due to complexity of their care.
  • We will generally contact your patient within 2 weeks of receiving the referral, if your patient has not heard from us within this time, please ring us.
  • If you would like to complete a referral for your patient now, you can complete this secure form.

Consultations (Adult and paediatric patients)

  • Our general consultation waiting time is between 4-8 weeks dependent on urgency.
  • Our team will contact the patient once your referral has been received and triaged accordingly.
  • All endoscopy requests for paediatric patients will be seen prior to booking.
  • A/Prof. Yee no longer accepts new patient consultation, but will continue to accept endoscopy requests and follow up as needed.
  • We will generally contact your patient within 2 weeks of receiving the referral, if your patient has not heard from us within this time, please ring us.

Privately insured patients

  • We are known gap providers for most health funds. We will provide financial information and consent for your patient prior to booking the procedure.
  • Please note that there might be additional charges such as anaesthetic, pathology services, depending on health funds
  • Waiting periods and finance checks are performed by relevant hospitals prior to completion of booking of procedure.

Non-insured patients 

  • The overall cost for having Gastroscopy and/or Colonoscopy is between A$3,500-5,000, depending on which facility and complexity of the case.
  • Our rooms will provide quotes for your patient and will request quotes from other service providers, including the hospital involved as well as anaesthetic costs.
  • There might also be medications, equipment and/or pathology costs involved.

Referral triaging process

  • Our doctors personally triage all referrals. 
  • Once we have received your referral, either via fax or healthlink, we aim to contact your patient within 2 weeks.
  • If you patient has a referral, they can upload the referral on this website by completing a secure form. This will facilitate the process of getting an appointment or organising an Endoscopy procedure with us

If you would like us to call you back, please leave a message. We will contact you as soon as possible. Alternatively, you can contact our practice managers at: practicemanager@gastrohobart.com.au.