Upper Gastro

As part of our practice, we have a multidisciplinary team of specialists (physicians and anesthetists) and allied health specialists that form part of the day to day operations within the firm.

Upper Gastro Intestinal Surgery

stomach and small bowel.

Upper endoscopy – this is an investigation that allows us to visualise the mouth, oesophagus, stomach and the first part of the small intestine(duodenum) allowing us to make certain diagnoses and institute appropriate treatment.

Any form of
bleeding from:

  • Ulcers of
    the stomach.
  • Tears in the
    oesophagus and stomach.


  • Bleeding
    from venous malformations.
  • Masses or

Help assess
difficulty in swallowing food or liquids.

Assess the cause
of reflux and heartburn.

Assess the cause
of chest pain.

Assess the cause
of anaemia.

Assess the cause
of upper abdominal pain.

Pre-workup for
bariatric/metabolic surgery.

All surgery is
done via keyhole or Laparoscopic surgery.

Common surgeries

  • Anti-reflux
  • Surgery
    aimed at resolving motility disorders of the oesophagus.
  • Cancer
    surgery of the oesophagus and stomach.

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