The Jessie McPherson Private Hospital Gastrosciences team provide you with a full range of general and complex upper gastro intestinal surgery (for digestive related conditions) as well as hepatobiliary surgery (for conditions affecting the liver and/or biliary tract). The team is also skilled in luminal and solid organ surgery as well as laparoscopic surgery.

Our surgical services include:

  • general surgery
  • oesophageal surgery
  • gastric surgery
  • bariatric surgery
  • pancreatic surgery
  • liver and biliary surgery
  • laparoscopic procedures
Endoscopy

Our consultants are recognised leaders in diagnostic and interventional endoscopy which means that many patients do not require invasive surgery.

The following endoscopic ultrasound procedures are performed here however they are often not performed in other private hospitals:

  • endoscopic ultrasound and fine needle procedure
  • endoscopic respiratory ultrasound and fine needle procedure

Procedures available in our unit include:

  • endoscopic mucosal resection
  • upper and lower gastrointestinal stenting
  • spyglass/cholangioscopy of the common bile duct
  • fibro scanning of the liver which in many cases replaces the need for liver biopsy
  • liver biopsy
  • advanced colonic polyp resection
  • enteral feeding access
  • management of strictures

Our team also provide interventional upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy, particularly:

  • endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • argon plasma coagulation (APC)
  • gastrointestinal bleeding
  • luminal stenting

All facilities and services accessible in one location
Our specialist team has access to a range of facilities for complete gastroscience diagnosis and treatment on-site.

Facilities and services include:

  • CT scanners
  • MRI machines
  • advanced endoscopy and laparoscopic equipment
  • 24/7 access to operating theatres

With access to these facilities you are assured of thorough diagnostic techniques, same-day scan results and sophisticated medical and surgical care.

Gastrosciences Unit (51 South)

The gastrosciences ward also has a High Dependency Unit for patients who may require additional specialist care and monitoring.

Our on-site Intensive Care Unit allows for the best in post-operative observation and care should you require that higher level of care following your surgery.

Specialty treatments

At Jessie McPherson Private Hospital our team of gastroscience and endoscopy specialists are able to offer the following specialist treatments.

Bariatric surgery

Our surgical team works with onsite clinical nutritionists and dieticians to offer a complete care plan for our patients. While surgery aims to bring a patient’s weight down to a safe range, the team work together to ensure this is accompanied by a nutrition assessment/plan to ensure the patient will receive the full benefits of the treatment.

Our surgeons can also perform some cosmetic surgical operations to remove excess tissue from the abdomen (abdominoplasty) or upper arm (brachioplasty).

For a list of Gastroenterologists and Surgeons who choose Jessie McPherson Private Hospital, please view our Specialist Directory.