Hollywood Private Hospital's Gastroenterology Unit offers patients a comprehensive range of diagnostic and therapeutic services.
Our procedures include:
- Cancer screening and detection
- Gastroscopy and colonoscopy
- Capsule endoscopy
- Endoscopic ultrasound
- Dilation of strictures
- Oesophageal and colonic stenting
- PEG tube insertion and replacement
- Haemorrhoid banding
The Gastroenterology Unit has 20 beds and three procedure rooms, all equipped with the latest high-definition endoscopes, processors and sterilising equipment. The Unit is staffed by doctors, nurses and allied health professionals with specialist expertise in the area of gastroenterology.
Endoscopic Ultrasound Service
The Gastroenterology Unit at Hollywood Private Hospital is the only private endoscopic ultrasound service north of the river. Our endoscopic ultrasound service offers high frequency ultrasound that can detect and biopsy lesions as small as two to three millimetres. The service complements established cancer and gastroenterology services at the hospital and can also be used in the treatment of stone and cystic disease of the pancreas and bile ducts.
Also offered is a specialised paediatric colonoscopy and endoscopy service. Delivered by specialist paediatric gastroenterologists, the procedures can help diagnose conditions in babies and young children such as reflux, coeliac disease, eosinophilia oesophagitis or inflammatory bowel disease.
Hollywood Private Hospital offers a specialised paediatric colonoscopy and endoscopy service. Delivered by specialist paediatric gastroenterologists, the procedures can help diagnose conditions in babies and young children such as reflux, coeliac disease, eosinophilic oesophagitis or inflammatory bowel disease.
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