Clinical practice


Dr Purnima Bhat is a Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist.

She sees patients in her rooms with a variety of medical conditions involving the gastrointestinal tract and liver, including complex multi-system disorders. Her particular interests are in gut-related immune dysfunction, screening for gastrointestinal cancers and liver disease. Dr Bhat sees patients in consultation at Canberra Gastroenterology, Deakin, Canberra, and Sydney Gastroenterology, Norwest Pvt Hospital, Bella Vista, Sydney.

Dr Bhat performs several endoscopic procedures including gastroscopy, colonoscopy, chromocolonoscopy for colorectal cancer screening, removal of polyps including endomucosal resection, ablation of bleeding vessels, treatment of oesophageal and colonic strictures, haemorrhoidal banding, and treatment of varices. These procedures are performed at several private hospitals and day procedure centres around Canberra, or at Norwest Private Hospital, Sydney.

 

 

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