The Diagnostic Endoscopy Centre (DEC) has been providing excellence in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy since 1990. The DEC provides a comprehensive treatment for the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal disease.

The DEC’s location within St Vincent’s Clinic ensures access to St Vincent’s Private and St Vincent’s Public Hospital is available for supplementary care. Several DEC clinicians have public hospital appointments, ensuring high quality care is available to all patients.
The Diagnostic Endoscopy Centre has maintained three year accreditation with the Australian Council of Health Care Standards following an organisation-wide survey.
The centre has successfully negotiated contracts with the majority of health funds ensuring patients experience no or low out of pocket expenses for services received at the DEC.
Consultations are provided by each specialist in their individual rooms.

Procedures performed:

  • Gastroscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Oesophageal dilatation
  • Haemorrhoid therapy
  • Barrett’s oesophagus ablation

Prior consultation is advised for liver biopsy, elderly patients and patients with significant co-morbidities requiring a colonoscopy.

Tertiary referrals available on Campus:

  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Endoscopic ultrasound
  • Anorectal manometry
  • Oesophageal pH monitoring
  • Oesophageal motility
  • Bravo pH monitoring
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio-Pancreatography (ERCP)

Hours of operation:

Monday to Thursday: 7.00am – 7.00pm

Friday: 7.00am – 6.00pm


General enquiries:

Our Specialists

Specialist Tel Fax
A/Prof Robert Feller
Dr Alina Stoita
Dr Antony Wettstein
Dr Carolyn Bariol
Dr Christopher Vickers
Dr David Williams
Dr Simon Ghaly
Dr Suhirdan Vivekanandarajah