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Profile

Steve has over 15 years of experience as a gastroenterologist.

He did his training in Auckland, and in London at The Middlesex Hospital where his postgraduate fellowship in interventional endoscopy and ERCP was in one of the premier endoscopy suites in Europe.

Interests

Dr Persson's areas of specialisation include:

  • Therapeutic/interventional endoscopy – gastroscopy, duodenoscopy, colonoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, enteroscopy, ERCP
  • Stent insertions to any site in gastrointestinal tract
  • Argon plasma coagulation to palliate GI malignancies & treat a range of intestinal vascular anomalies, & radiation injury
  • Mucosectomy to resect large polyps & early stage GI tumours
  • Endoscopic haemostasis for bleeding GI lesions & ulcers
  • Removal of foreign bodies
  • Endoscopic dilatation of strictures
  • Botox injection for motility disorders
  • Single balloon enteroscopy
  • ERCP
  • Pancreatic & biliary endotherapy
  • All areas of gastroenterology and hepatology
    • gastrointestinal malignancies (colon cancer etc)
    • inflammatory bowel disease (IBD / IBS)
    • coeliac disease
    • motility disorders
    • reflux disease
    • functional bowel disorders
    • hepatobiliary and pancreatic disorders.

Qualifications

MB ChB 1987 Auckland; FRACP 1997

Title or Designation

Gastroenterologist

Post-fellowship Training

Specialist Training :

  • Auckland, London (The Middlesex Hospital - postgraduate fellowship in interventional endoscopy & ERCP in one of the premier endoscopy suites in Europe).
  • Over 15 years experience as a Gastroenterologist

Positions Held and Memberships :

  • Senior consultant gastroenterologist Middlemore Hospital
  • Member of the American Gastroenterological Association
  • Member of the NZ Society of Gastroenterology
  • Member of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Full NZ Registration Date

18 September 2004

Vocational Scope

Internal Medicine

Contact Details

Dr Stephen Persson is available at the following services:

This service is available at the following location:

Ormiston Hospital

Private Services

Dr Stephen Persson - Gastroenterologist

This service is available at the following locations:

East Care, Auckland

10 West Street, Pukekohe

Endoscopy Auckland

This service is available at the following location:

148 Gillies Avenue, Auckland

Public Services

Counties Manukau Health Bowel Screening

This service is available at the following location:

Manukau Surgery Centre

Counties Manukau Health Gastroenterology and Hepatology

This service is available at the following locations:

Middlemore Hospital

Manukau SuperClinicâ„¢