Waikato Hospital is the base for a regional gastroenterology service covering the central North Island and providing specialist services (e.g. double balloon enteroscopy, and fibroscan) for the whole of New Zealand.
It was the first in New Zealand to introduce double-balloon enteroscopy (DBE) and liver fibroscan.
Gastroenterology is a sub-specialty of General Medicine at Waikato Hospital and is part of the Internal Medicine cluster.
Inpatient (ward) services
Waikato Hospital, Waiora Waikato Hospital Campus, Pembroke Street, Hamilton
- Gastroenerology Clinic, Reception I, Level 3, Meade Clinical Centre
- Meade Day Care Procedures, Reception I, Level 3, Meade Clinical Centre
- General Medicine wards (A3 and A4) in Acute Services Building
Waikato Hospital Operator: (07) 839 8899 for all services and departments
Referrals are by general practitioners (GPs), hospital or other health specialists.
Non-acute (non-urgent) referrals will initially be seen at a clinic.
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