The Department of Gastroenterology provides a comprehensive range of gastroenterology services for the management of patients with all types of gastrointestinal (GI), hepatobiliary and pancreatic diseases.
Clinical service overview
In addition to providing a general gastroenterology clinic, the Department conducts a number of subspecialty clinics addressing specific needs, and provides a comprehensive Endoscopy Service that includes an open-access facility for local practitioners to refer patients for both upper GI endoscopy and colonoscopy.
The Department undertakes clinical and biomedical research, provides undergraduate and specialist education and collaborates with Monash University and the Burnet Institute.
This service does not routinely offer treatment for the following:
- Patients who are being treated for the same condition at another Victorian public hospital
- Children under 18 years of age
Refer your patient
Fax referral to us
We accept GP and specialist referrals to this service.
All referrals are triaged by the service according to clinical urgency. Patients requiring immediate assessment should be sent to the Emergency & Trauma Centre.
To refer your patient, complete and fax a referral to us. For urgent referrals, also contact the service Registrar to discuss the case.
To ensure appropriate and timely triage, include all demographic and clinical details as well as relevant investigation results.
If you are concerned about any delay of the appointment or if there is any deterioration in your patient’s condition, contact the service Registrar on call on (03) 9076 2000.
- Referral enquiries (03) 9076 2223
Gastroenterology referral guidelines 908 KB
Endoscopy referral guidelines 1 MB
Specialist Consulting Clinics Referral Form 229 KB
Gastrointestinal endoscopy referral form 119 KB
Breath Hydrogen/Methane test request form 400 KB
Fibroscan referral form 263 KB
Anti-TNF levels and anti-drug antibodies form 390 KB
Intestinal Ultrasound referral form 161 KB
Anorectal Physiology request form 276 KB
Oesophageal Manometry 24hr pH Study Request 265 KB
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