GASTROENTEROLOGISTS for North lakes and Brisbane Surrounds

Specialist Medical, qualified specialists caring for our community.

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Our Gastroenterologist Brisbane Specialists

Dr Yanez Peerbaccus

Dr Peerbaccus is a dual trained gastroenterologist and internal medicine specialist.

He graduated from the University of Cape Town-South Africa in 2005. He then moved to New Zealand in 2007 where he completed his advanced training in Auckland and awarded his fellowship (FRACP) in 2018. He has received extensive training in general gastroenterology, inflammatory bowel disease, liver diseases, motility disorders and functional disorders. He relocated to North Brisbane in 2020 and consults privately at the North Lakes Specialist Medical Centre where he provides a wide range of services in general gastroenterology, hepatology and endoscopy.

His interests include:

Microscopic colitis, inflammatory bowel disease, coeliac disease, irritable bowel syndrome,  liver disorders, bowel cancer screening, haemorrhoid banding and therapeutic endoscopy. 

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What is Gastroenterology?

Gastroenterology is an area of medicine that focuses on the health of the digestive system, or the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Gastroenterologists can treat a range of issues from hepatitis C through to irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Specialist Areas Of Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology is a specialized area of medicine that focuses on the gastrointestinal (GI) tract.

Some possible areas of gastroenterology focus are:

  • endoscopic surveillance
  • gastrointestinal cancer
  • hepatology, which focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the liver, gallbladder, biliary tree, and pancreas
  • inflammatory bowel disease, or chronic inflammation of your digestive tract
  • pancreatic disease
  • reflux esophagitis, which is commonly due to gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • transplantation

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