WELCOME TO CAIRNS GASTROENTEROLOGY, the only full service private gastroenterology practice in Cairns and Far North Queensland. Proudly serving the region since 2007.

We aim to provide the highest standard of Specialist to Patient care with a mindful approach towards the management and most appropriate care of all patients.

The Cairns Gastroenterology doctors are regional leaders in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy and colonoscopy, especially in the era of bowel cancer screening and prevention. They provide cutting edge technology for investigation of small bowel disorders with our latest Wireless Capsule Endoscopy service at our Cairns Gastroenterology practice. They are now also offering Insured Category 1 Bowel Cancer screening colonoscopy patients a NO GAP FEE experience (including the Gastroenterologist, the Anaesthetists [East Coast Anaesthetic Practice (ECAP) only] and any Histo-pathology tests required)

The doctors perform private endoscopy at Cairns Private Hospital, Ramsay Surgical Centre Cairns (RSCC), Innisfail Hospital, Far North Day Hospital and Atherton Hospital. Consultations are available for general gastroenterology and hepatobiliary diseases (liver, pancreas, bile duct) at our Cairns Gastroenterology practice. They offer inpatient consultation service at Cairns Private Hospital and Cairns Clinic.

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DR BERNARD CHIN (pictured right) is the founder and principal of Cairns Gastroenterology since 2007. He graduated from the University of Adelaide and completed his Gastroenterology training in Sydney. He has an interest in General Gastroenterology and bowel cancer screening. Dr Chin practiced part-time at the Cairns Base Hospital between 2007 and 2017.

DR JOHN OMBIGA (pictured left) completed his Gastroenterology training in Sydney followed by two years as a fellow in Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Perth. He has been a staff specialist Gastroenterologist at Cairns Hospital (Queensland Health) since 2007. Cairns Gastroenterology has been providing administrative services to Dr Ombiga since 2013 when he entered private practice. He is a general Gastroenterologist and liver specialist with interests in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, IBS, Hepatitis, cancer screening and endoscopic resection of large polyps.

DR MONTRI GURURATSAKUL has a PhD from Adelaide in GI motility and completed his Gastroenterology training in Cairns and Brisbane. He went on to further his Interventional GI training in Sydney and Vancouver. He specialises in ERCP and EUS (liver, bile duct and pancreatic diseases).

Regional Leaders in Bowel Cancer Prevention and Detection.
Call for an appointment (07) 4041 2877

Regional Leaders in Bowel Cancer Prevention and Detection. Call for an appointment (07) 4041.2877