Education & training
MB ChB 1989 Auckland; FRACS 1998
Hepatologist treats of liver related conditions including hepatitis to alcohol induced liver damage, cirrhosis of the liver and liver cancers, viral hepatitis and autoimmune hepatitis, fatty liver, cirrhosis of the liver, liver cancer, jaundice, portal hypertension, metabolic liver disease. General Surgeon is a specialist who provides expert treatment across a broad range of emergency and planned surgical procedures, performs surgery to correct diseases and disorders covering a broad range of medical conditions. Gastroenterologist specializes in the prevention, investigation, treatment of and research into illnesses involving the gastrointestinal tract and liver such as inflammatory bowel disease, coeliac disease, irritable bowel syndrome and gastro-oesophageal disease.