Dr Jeffrey Tu graduated from University in 2002. He became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2010 after completing advanced training in gastroenterology. He subsequently undertook an advanced therapeutic endoscopy fellowship at the Prince of Wales hospital.
Dr Jeffrey Tu has extensive experience in performing gastroscopy, colonoscopy and capsule endoscopy, and is accredited to undertake these procedures by the Gastroenterological Society of Australia. He offers therapeutic procedure such as EMR polyp removal, trans colonic antibiotics infusion in the treatment of intestinal parasite and infrared coagulation therapy of internal haemorrhoid.
Dr Jeffrey Tu’s clinical interest is the investigation and management of Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). He runs a state-of-the-art breath testing lab which investigates IBS triggers including dietary intolerance and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth.
Dr Christopher Vickers graduated from Sydney University in 1979 with 1st Class Honours as a student of Royal North Shore Hospital. He completed his residency and specialist training in Gastroenterology at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.
Christopher was the first Gastroenterologist to look after Liver Transplant patients in Australia in 1986, being involved with the first six transplant patients. He then went to the UK for several years to study liver diseases and organ transplantation. When he returned to Australia, Christopher was appointed as a Specialist at St Vincent’s Hospital where he still works.
He has been a Consultant Gastroenterologist at the Warringah Medical and Dental Centre Day Surgery since 1990 where he performs the following procedures:
• Oesophageal dilatation
• Haemorrhoid banding
• ERCP (Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography)
• Bilary and pancreatic stenting
• Removal of bile duct stones
Dr Vickers is a Fellow of the American Gastroenterology Association and a Fellow of the American Association for liver disease, awarded for scientific contributions in the fields of Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases. He teaches students of the University of New South Wales and the University of Notre Dame.