Dr Sean Kelly

  • Gastroenterologist at Tauranga and Grace Hospitals
  • 07 578 1208
  • Promed House, 71 Tenth Avenue, Tauranga


Sean looks after patients with all types of gastrointestinal and liver problems, and performs all aspects of diagnostic and therapeutic gastroscopy and colonoscopy. He has particular interests in inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome.

Sean undertook his medical training in Liverpool and Cambridge in the UK. He enjoyed his role as a consultant gastroenterologist in York, before deciding to come and live in New Zealand, arriving in Tauranga during March 2017.

He has published widely in the field of gastroenterology and took special pleasure in his national roles in training and with the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in the UK. Sean also found great satisfaction in his position as honorary senior lecturer at Hull York Medical School while he was working in York.

His practice always focuses on his patients, their individual circumstances and conditions, leading to a discussion of the best treatment for them.

Sean is enjoying living and working here in Tauranga. He enjoys the coastal setting, with good tramping areas within reach, sailing, tennis and the occasional game of golf.
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