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Dr Stephen Pers­son – Gas­troen­terol­o­gist BHB, MBChB, Dip Obs, FRACP

Dr Stephen Persson is a specialist gastroenterologist with over 20 years experience. After training in Sydney, Australia & Auckland he returned from a postgraduate fellowship in interventional endoscopy & ERCP at one of Europe’s premier endoscopy units in 1998 to accept a consultant post at Middlemore Hospital.

Areas of Healthcare

He is one of the interventional endoscopists at MMH performing advanced endoscopic & ERCP procedures including stent placements, enteroscopies, palliative tumour debulking, endoscopic removal of large polyps/early cancers, etc.
He performs private endoscopies at Ormiston Hospital and Endoscopy Auckland. He has subspecialty interests in pancreaticohepatobiliary disorders, difficult abdominal pain & functional bowel disorders (IBS, etc) has extensive experience & expertise in dealing with reflux and other peptic disorders, coeliac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, gastrointestinal malignancies & fatty liver disease. He places a strong emphasis on patient education with an extensive library of educational materials available to patients and is available for phone & email advice (gidoc@xtra.co.nz).