Did you know that only one-third of adults can digest milk? Our ability to digest lactose (the main sugar found in milk) is reliant on our body’s production of an enzyme called lactase. Read More
Welcome to Direct Endoscopy Medical Centres for Digestive Health
We have been providing quality endoscopy services and specialist treatment in the area of digestive health for over twenty years. Today, Direct Endoscopy is one of the largest providers of endoscopy services in Victoria with three Day Hospitals in the Melbourne metropolitan area. Our team of specialist gastroenterologists is committed to providing the highest quality of endoscopy expertise.
We provide Specialist consultations in all areas of Digestive and Liver Diseases and post-endoscopy specialist follow up.
Bowel Cancer Prevention
Regular colorectal cancer screening is one of the most powerful weapons for preventing colorectal cancer. Find out more about bowel cancer prevention.
At Direct Endoscopy, we are committed to affordable, accessible and comprehensive digestive health services, such as gastroscopy, colonoscopy and capsule endoscopy for all patients - both insured and non-insured.
All patients referred to us have access to the best in gastroenterological care regardless of insurance status.
Hydrogen Breath Testing
We provide diagnostic testing for food intolerances such as lactose intolerance and fructose malabsorption.
Liver Fibrosis Scan
Accurately diagnosing liver fibrosis (scarring) and inflammatory activity are the most important factors for determining the stage of the disease, assessing the patient's prognosis, and predicting treatment responses.
Liver Fibrosis Scan (ultrasound-based elastography) provides non-invasive and painless approach for assessing Fibrosis in liver disease.
Gastroenterology and Anaesthetic Specialists
You will enjoy a warm and friendly atmosphere, with our highly qualified specialists and staff offering the very best in patient care. With no waiting list, most patients can undergo procedures within one week in our fully accredited, state-of-the-art day procedure centres.
No Waiting Times
We are happy to see anyone, at any time and at short notice, and have access to the public hospital system with admitting rights to major public hospitals.
Did you know that up to 70% of people
who have Irritable Bowel Syndrome may also have fructose intolerance,
while approximately 30% of healthy adults show poor absorption of
fructose doses below 50g?
What is a colonoscopy? A colonoscopy
is a simple procedure which involves an examination of the lower part
of the gastrointestinal tract (colon, or, large intestine/bowel). An
entirely safe procedure, colonoscopies often provide information that
other tests do not.