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Endoscopy - New Template

Endoscopy - New Template

An endoscopy is a nonsurgical procedure used in the examination and treatment of the gastrointestinal tract. This is a very accurate method to detect problems that affect any area of the gastrointestinal tract.

Grace Hospital has an excellent team of qualified Gastroenterologists, and Colorectal and Endoscopic Surgeons that perform a number of different procedures including sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy and gastroscopy. Carried out by trained professionals, the technique of endoscopy is extremely safe, with a very low risk of complications.

 
Other Grace Hospital benefits:
  • The facility has an effective quality assurance program in place to ensure availability of needed supplies and that all equipment is at their best working quality.
  • The staff that support our specialists are highly trained, experienced and undergo regular competency reviews.
  • Not only are the professionals working at Grace Hospital proficient, but they also uphold the hospital’s commitment to personalised and attentive health care.
Endoscopic procedures at Grace Hospital offers Tauranga patients significant benefits in the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal tract complications. Get the highest level of quality healthcare, give our team a call.
 
 
 

Procedures Grace Hospital Provides

Colonoscopy

A colonoscopy is a test that allows your specialist (doctor) to look at the lining of your large bowel (colon) to see if there are any abnormalities or disease. This is done using a soft, bendable tube called a colonoscope.
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Gastroscopy

A Gastroscopy is a test that allows your specialist (doctor) to look at the lining of your gut (upper digestive tract) to see if there are any abnormalities or disease. This is done using a soft, bendable tube called an endoscope.
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Sigmoidoscopy

A sigmoidoscopy is a test that allows your specialist (doctor) to look at the lining of your lower bowel (sigmoid colon and rectum) to see if there are any abnormalities or disease. This is done using a soft, bendable tube called a colonoscope.
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To book your procedure please contact one of our specialists below

Dr Janet Ansell

Colorectal and General Surgeon

MA, MB, BChir, MChir, FRCS, FRACS

Janet specialises in colonoscopy and the management of all colorectal conditions, including colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, anorectal and pelvic floor disorders. Janet’s expertise is in assessing these bowel conditions, and treating her patients with expert care and judgement.

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Mr Adrian Claydon

Physician and Gastroenterologist

MBChB, FRCP, FRACP

Adrian treats all aspects of gastrointestinal diseases, having a special interest in nutrition and capsule endoscopy. He places an emphasis on providing his patients with a clear understanding of their condition so they can make decisions about their own health management.

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Mr Robert Cunliffe

Gastroenterologist and Internal Medicine

BSc, BM BCh, DM, FRCP, FRACP

Robert looks after patients with all types of gastrointestinal disorders, and also performs endoscopy, colonoscopy and capsule endoscopy. He has undertaken advanced training in colonoscopy and has a particular interest in inflammatory bowel disease.

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Mr Avi Kumar

Specialist General & Lapro-Endoscopic Surgeon

DSM, FRACS

Avi is a specialist general surgeon with a particular interest in treating his patients’ bowel, endocrine and hernia problems with minimally invasive lapro-endoscopic surgery. He has a special focus on developing and refining effective techniques to reduce patient trauma and speed up recovery.

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Mr Mark Omundsen

General Colorectal and Endoscopic Surgeon

MBChB, FRACS

Mark is an exponent of minimally invasive approaches such as laparoscopic and single incision laparoscopic surgical techniques in the management of colorectal diseases, abdominal wall hernia and gallbladder pathology.

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Mr Jeremy Rossaak

General and Endoscopic Surgeon

MBChB, PhD, FRACS

Jeremy Rossaak is a General Surgeon specialising in endoscopy and laparoscopy, and a Senior Lecturer at the University of Auckland. One of his concerns is that his patients have all the information they need to make the right decisions about their treatment.

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Mr Barnaby Smith

General and Endoscopic Surgeon

MBChB, FRACS

Barnaby Smith is a general, laparoscopic and endoscopic surgeon with sub-specialist interest in upper gastrointestinal conditions, melanoma, laparoscopy, and hernia repairs. He prefers to use minimally invasive techniques such as laparoscopy to improve the outcome for his patients.

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Mr Sunny Veerappan

Gastroenterologist

MBChB, BAO, MD, MRCP

Sunny manages and provides care for patients with both suspected and established gastro-intestinal disorders. He brings the benefit of his extensive training and experience in Ireland and Australia, and specialises in both diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy.

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About Grace

At Grace we are dedicated to delivering the best of surgical care for our patients with a comprehensive range of surgical services supported by experienced nursing staff.



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Grace Hospital
281 Cheyne Rd,
Tauranga 3112

P O Box 2320
Tauranga 3140

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