Gastroenterology involves the diagnosis and treatment of digestive system disorders affecting the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, rectum, liver, gall bladder and pancreas. Before treatment can begin, your doctor needs to determine the source of the problem with certain gastroenterology tests.
Respiratory & Sleep
Chronic lung diseases (COPD, asthma, chronic cough & bronchiectasis & lung cancer. Various sleep related disorders & management of excessive sleepiness.
Immunology & Allergy
Immunology is a branch of biomedical science that covers the study of immune systems. It charts, measures, and contextualizes the: physiological functioning of the immune system in states of both health and diseases; malfunctions of the immune system in immunological disorders (such as autoimmune diseases, hypersensitivities, immune deficiency, and transplant rejection); the physical, chemical and physiological characteristics of the components of the immune system in vitro, in situ, and in vivo.
24-Hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) is designed to monitor your blood pressure (BP) for 24 hours, including at night. In general, this device takes a reading every 15 minutes during the day and every 30 minutes during the night.
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Obstetrics is concentrated on pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period. Mirena Coil insertion and removal • Antenatal services • Pregnancy care • Infertility Consultation (with Monash IVF / MY IVF)
Gynaecology is the medical practice dealing with the health of the female reproductive systems. Services include: endometriosis, laparoscopic adnexa surgery, laparoscopic hysterectomy, laparoscopic pelvic floor repair, prolapse, infertility, contraception, fibroid, abnormal pap smear and chronic pelvic pain.
No Scalpel Vasectomy (NSV) is a type of ‘minimally invasive’ vasectomy. Traditional vasectomy requires incisions and stitches on both sides. NSV leaves a small 2-3mm hole at the front of the scrotum. No stitches are required & healing time is minimal. Minimal trauma to the tissue means that you can return to work and physical activities sooner.
Nephrology is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that concerns itself with the kidneys: the study of normal kidney function and kidney disease, the preservation of kidney health, and the treatment of kidney disease, from diet and medication to renal replacement therapy (dialysis and kidney transplantation).
Nephrology also studies systemic conditions that affect the kidneys, such as diabetes and autoimmune disease; and systemic diseases that occur as a result of kidney disease, such as renal osteodystrophy and hypertension. A physician who has undertaken additional training and become certified in nephrology is called a nephrologist.
Geriatrics, or geriatric medicine, is a specialty that focuses on health care of elderly people. It aims to promote health by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities in older adults. There is no set age at which patients may be under the care of a geriatrician, or geriatric physician, a physician who specialises in the care of elderly people. Rather, this decision is determined by the individual patient’s needs, and the availability of a specialist. It is important to note the difference between geriatrics, the care of aged people, and gerontology, which is the study of the aging process itself.