Suite 1, 96 Farrington Road, Leeming WA 6149

Hernia and Gallbladder Surgery - Perth Specialist Surgeon

About Dr Chen

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


  • Laparoscopic inguinal 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 initial consultation required)

  • St John of God Hospital Murdoch (no gap charged)
  • Bentley Hospital (for patients without private health insurance)
  • National Bowel Cancer Screening for positive FOBT
  • Include haemorrhoid banding for symptomatic internal haemorrhoids
  • Botox injection for chronic anal fissures