Suite 1, 96 Farrington Road, Leeming WA 6149

Ph 9312 1888

Hernia and Gallbladder Surgery - Perth Specialist Surgeon

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Holiday Announcement

Dr Chen is taking a much-appreciated break during the 2019 July school holidays with his family overseas. As a result, the rooms will be on a low-activity mode from Friday 5th July 2019. You will still be able to email through questions and referrals, and Matt will be checking on them each day and getting back to you. You are also welcome to leave messages on the office phone, but emails are preferable. 


We thank you for your patience, and look forward to doing our best to help you when he returns on Monday 22nd July 2019.

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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