Dr. McCulloch is a local man who grew up in Howrah. He attended the University of Tasmania graduating in 2003. Initial post-graduate training was completed at the Royal Hobart Hospital before entering physician training at The Alfred Hospital. Gastroenterology training was completed at various hospitals around Melbourne returning to Tasmania.
He has specialised interests in Bowel Cancer Screening, Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Coeliac Disease.
Dr. Yee is originally from Malaysia. He came to Australia to study and he obtained his medical degree from the University of Tasmania. He did his post-graduate training both in Australia and overseas. Dr. Yee has a strong research and teaching background, having completed a PhD in clinical communication and patient safety. He works at the University of Tasmania, teaching medical students and conducting research in gastroenterology and technology in healthcare. He regularly delivers keynote speeches and presentations both nationally and internationally. Dr. Yee has more than 100 peer review publications and has received multiple teaching awards, the latest being the Australia National Teaching Excellent Citation in 2020.
Dr. Yee’s clinical interest is in mucosal endoscopy. He is interested in cutting edge diagnostic endoscopic technology, such as near focus endoscopy and endocytoscopy. He performs complex mucosal resection, using a combination of endoscopic mucosal resection, hybrid endoscopic sub-mucosal dissection and endoscopic full thickness resection. Before COVID, he regularly traveled interstate and overseas for further training. Nowadays, he attends virtual training but looks forward to being able to attend in person training again in the near future.
Natalie has been a valued member of the Gastro Health Team since 2016 when originally employed as one of our Medical Receptionists. She has over 17 years experience in medical administration having worked in immunisation and medical education coordination in local government and private enterprise.
Natalie has recently taken on the role as Practice Manager for Gastro Health Hobart and is looking forward to supporting the team as we progress into a new and exciting future.
GastroHealth Hobart is happy to have Lillian leading our administrative and reception team. Lillian brings a range of knowledge to our team after having experience in general practice, aged care and disability care. Lillian ensures our recall patients are contacted as their surveillance procedures are due. She is always keen to learn and develop her skills further within our specialised area of patient care.
Melinda is a Registered Nurse with 20 years' nursing experience, which includes orthopaedics, theatre, anaesthetics and recovery room nursing.
Gastro Health Hobart are excited to have Melinda working in our practice as she had worked previously with Dr McCulloch and Dr Yee at the Endoscopy Unit at the Calvary Hospital.
Melinda is excited to be taking on the role of Practice Nurse at Gastro Health Hobart specialising in Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
GastroHealth Hobart welcomes Kerry to our Nursing Team.
She is a Registered Nurse with nearly 30 years experience in a variety of fields, which include General Surgical, Pre-Admission Clinics, Community Nursing and Endoscopy.
Kerry has worked with Dr McCulloch and Dr Yee in an Endoscopy setting and loves making a positive different to the lives of others.
With a keen interested in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Kerry is looking forward to supporting and providing education to Dr McCulloch’s IBD patients Wednesday to Friday each week.
Andrea is a Registered Nurse who found her passion for Endoscopy nursing when she returned to Tasmania in 2015.
Over the last 5 years Andrea has enjoyed building her knowledge and skills in endoscopy nursing and has worked with Dr Yee & McCulloch in a procedural setting.
As Gastro Health Hobart Andrea’s main areas of nursing care are within upper Gastroenterology follow up and liver disease management. Andrea looks forward to meeting our patients and assisting in this specialised areas.
Michelle has been employed in medical administration and reception roles for the past 24 years.
She has extensive experience in private practice, particularly with assisting patients with chronic health issues.
Michelle is a compassionate, experienced member of Dr Yee’s bookings team and is in the practice Tuesday to Friday each week.
Gabby is in rooms on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday.
Rachael joined the GastroHealth Hobart team in September last year and has been working in our reception area. She has previous administrative and customer service experience within the transport and pharmacy industries.
While still assisting in reception, Rachael also assists Dr McCulloch's bookings team with making arrangements with his patients for their Gastroscopies.
Rachael is at the practice on Monday, Wednesday & Friday.
Kelsie has been working with our reception and administration team since joining the practice in May last year. Kelsie previously has worked in a variety of administrative roles over the past 30 years which include local government, medical and hospitality.