Suite 1, 96 Farrington Road, Leeming WA 6149

Ph 9312 1888

Hernia and Gallbladder Surgery - Perth Specialist Surgeon

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About Dr Chen

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Dr Derek Chen was brought up in Perth where he studied Medicine at the University of Western Australia, trained at the major teaching hospitals in Perth, and then undertook post-Fellowship subspecialty training in Upper GI surgery. He has been in practice since 2007.

Services Offered

Consultation and Surgery

  • Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repairs
  • Umbilical / abdominal wall hernia repairs
  • Gallbladder surgery
  • Sleeve gastrectomy for weight loss
  • Cancer of the oesophagus and stomach
  • Hiatus hernia and anti-reflux surgery
  • Most general surgical issues
  • Advanced laparoscopic techniques utilised when appropriate

Gastroscopy & Colonoscopy

Open access (i.e. fast track referral without consultation in rooms required)

  • St John of God Hospital Murdoch (no gap charged for procedure, anaesthetic and pathology)
  • Bentley Hospital (via the Ambulatory Surgery Initiative ASI - referrals made by GP through the Central Referral System)
  • National Bowel Cancer Screening for positive FOBT
  • Include haemorrhoid banding for symptomatic internal haemorrhoids
  • Botox injection for chronic anal fissures

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