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St Vincent’s Hepatobiliary and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery welcomes referrals for patients with the following conditions.


- Gallstone disease

- Bile duct stones

- Benign and malignant liver tumours/ lesions

- Acute pancreatitis

- Liver lesions for assessment

- Pancreatic tumours / lesions

- Pancreatic cysts

- Splenic lesions / splenic tumours / splenic cysts

- Adrenal lesions

- Patients requiring endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)

- Small bowel tumours such as gastrointestinal stromal tumour (GIST) / carcinoid

- Intra abdominal masses

- Retroperitoneal tumours



- Reflux disease

- Hiatus hernia

- Oesophageal cancer

- Gastric cancer

- Gastric GIST

- Achalasia

- Dysphagia

- Adrenal lesions

- Zenkers diverticulum

- Oesophageal diverticulum

- Surgery for morbid obesity (Please Note: Referrals must be made to 

  St Vincent’s Metabolic Clinic – FAX: 9231 9590 Attn: Marno Ryan)


General surgery:

- Abdominal wall herniae

- Laparoscopic repair of abdominal wall hernia

- Groin hernia

- Patient needing gastroscopy


Advanced endoscopy:

- Oesophageal / gastric stents

- Duodenal stents

- Per oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) for achalasia

- Diagnostic and therapeutic ERCP 

No particular investigations are required prior to appointment. 


Mr Simon Banting

Head of Department - Hepatobiliary

Tel: 9416 2246

Mr Adrian Fox



Mr Brett Knowles



Mr Dhan Thiruchelvam

Oesophago Gastric


Mr Michael Hii

Oesophago Gastric

Hepatobiliary Fellow



Upper Gastrointestinal Fellow



2 Registrars




Clinic times

41 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy VIC 3065, Australia. Phone: (03) 9288 2211