Gastroenterology & Metabolic Specialists Melbourne

Supporting your liver and digestive health

Expert Gastroenterology Care

The health of your digestive system can impact your quality of life. You might be experiencing digestive issues or a long-standing condition requiring specialist care and treatment. Getting a proper diagnosis and specialist treatment can make all the difference in helping you live better for longer.

At GMS, we are specialist-trained doctors who are focused on gastrointestinal healthcare and disease management. We diagnose and treat conditions related to the digestive system and intestines, such as irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, coeliac disease, and gastro-oesophageal disease.

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Gastroenterology Services

We provide the following gastroenterology services:

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Gastroenterology Consultation

A comprehensive review of your current health and test results to help understand your condition and formulate a treatment plan.

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Gastroscopy

A 10-minute day procedure in which your doctor will examine the inside lining of your oesophagus, stomach and part of the small intestine while you are asleep.

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Colonoscopy

A 20-minute day procedure in which your doctor will examine the inside of your bowel while you are asleep.

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Iron Infusions

An iron infusion is an effective way of managing an iron deficiency. Iron deficiencies can be caused by poor dietary iron intake, iron malabsorption (due to digestion issues), or blood loss.

Looking after your liver

The liver is an amazing organ that can repair itself when given the chance. This is why keeping on top of your liver health is essential, and we can help.

Fast Facts

  • Liver disease is common and affects 1 in 3 Australians
  • 1 in 4 Australians has fatty liver disease.
  • Liver cancer is the fastest-growing cause of cancer death in Australia.
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Liver Care Services

At GMS, we offer a range of services to help prevent, diagnose and manage conditions of the liver.

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Metabolic Liver Consultation

A comprehensive analysis of your metabolic health, including a Fibroscan®, to help identify issues and develop a treatment plan.

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Fibroscan® Consultation

A non-invasive, painless investigation using ultrasound technology to assess your liver health. Results are provided on the day of your consultation.

Refer a patient

Referrals are welcomed from referring medical practitioners by completing our online referral form.

Take charge of your bowel, liver and metabolic health today.

Meet Our Gastroenterologists

Dr Ashley Bloom

Ashley is an experienced consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist who provides comprehensive care across all areas of Gastroenterology including the evaluation and management of advanced liver disease, inflammatory bowel disease (crohns and ulcerative colitis), irritable bowel syndrome, bowel cancer screening, and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GORD). Ashley holds a consultant appointment at Monash Health, where he performs endoscopy including emergency procedures, manages inpatients and manages outpatients in a range of advanced liver clinics and advanced endoscopy clinics. Ashley is actively involved in clinical research and in training and mentoring of junior medical staff and advanced trainee doctors.

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Michael is a Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist who manages a range of Gastroenterological issues, including liver disease, inflammatory bowel disease, and irritable bowel syndrome.  Michael performs Gastroscopies and Colonoscopies, including polypectomy and Fibroscan. Michael holds a public consultant appointment at Monash Health, where he leads the metabolic fatty liver disease clinic. He also leads several international liver clinical trials.

Our Locations

Hospital Locations

Cabrini Hospital
181/183 Wattletree Rd,Malvern VIC 3144

Holmesglen Private Hospital
490 South Rd
Moorabbin VIC 3189

Masada Private Hospital
26 Balaclava Rd
St Kilda East VIC 3183

Glen Iris Private Hospital
314 Warrigal Rd
Glen Iris VIC 3146

Additional Consulting Locations

The Emeline Medical Centre
138 Glenferrie Rd Malvern VIC 3144

Sandy Hill Medical Centre
Suite 6, 220 Bay Road, Sandringham VIC 3191

Inkerman Medical Group
290 Inkerman Street St, Kilda East 3183

Office Hours

Monday – Friday 9 am – 4 pm