High quality colonoscopy for bowel cancer screening and polypectomy, Endosocpic mucosal resection (EMR) of large polyps, Haemorrhoid treatment, Gastroscopy for Barrett’s, oesophageal cancer, dysphagia, variceal banding, Endoscopic Ultrasonography (EUS)
Dr Vipul Aggarwal is an Interventional Gastroenterologist with extensive training and specialisation in various diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures. He is currently the Director of the Gastroenterolgy and Hepatology Unit at Canberra Hospital. Dr Aggarwal, completed his Basic Physician and General Gastroenterology training at the Royal Prince Alfred and St George Hospitals in Sydney.
Colorectal cancer screening, Inflammatory bowel disease, Functional gut disorders, Upper and Lower gastrointestinal endoscopy
Dr Nadeeka Samarakoon (BSc(Med) MBBS MMed FRACP) graduated from the University of NSW in 2001. She completed most of her gastroenterology training at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney. She is a member of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and Gastroenterological Society of Australia. Dr Samarakoon moved to Canberra from Sydney in 2016. Dr Samarakoon has an interest in all areas of gastroenterology including colorectal cancer screening, inflammatory bowel disease, functional gut disorders and upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy. Dr Samarakoon is our leading specialist in the practice and sees patients in consultation and for endoscopic procedures. She approaches care holistically and will take a multidisciplinary approach to patient treatment when required.
Colorectal cancer screening, Endoscopy sedation, Quality in Endoscopy, Inflammatory bowel disease, Liver diseases
Dr Mike Corbett, MBChB (Otago) FRACP is a gastroenterologist and therapeutic colonoscopist. He completed his undergraduate training at the University of Otago, New Zealand in 1990. He then undertook his advanced training in internal medicine in Wellington Hospital before subspecialist training in gastroenterology and hepatology in Dunedin, Auckland (NZ liver transplant unit) and Canberra Hospitals. He became a member of the American Gastroenterology Association in 2006. Dr Corbett migrated with his family to Australia in 2001. He accepted an appointment as a VMO gastroenterologist at The Canberra Hospital in 2002 and entered private practice with GastrotrACT also in 2002. He established capsule endoscopy – the latest technological advance in gastroenterology– in Canberra.