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Dr Stephen Persson

Specialist

Qualifications

MB ChB 1987 Auckland; FRACP 1997

Profile

Steve has over 15 years of experience as a gastroenterologist.

He did his training in Auckland, and in London at The Middlesex Hospital where his postgraduate fellowship in interventional endoscopy and ERCP was in one of the premier endoscopy suites in Europe.

Interests

Dr Persson's areas of specialisation include:

  • Therapeutic/interventional endoscopy – gastroscopy, duodenoscopy, colonoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, enteroscopy, ERCP
  • Stent insertions to any site in gastrointestinal tract
  • Argon plasma coagulation to palliate GI malignancies & treat a range of intestinal vascular anomalies, & radiation injury
  • Mucosectomy to resect large polyps & early stage GI tumours
  • Endoscopic haemostasis for bleeding GI lesions & ulcers
  • Removal of foreign bodies
  • Endoscopic dilatation of strictures
  • Botox injection for motility disorders
  • Single balloon enteroscopy
  • ERCP
  • Pancreatic & biliary endotherapy
  • All areas of gastroenterology and hepatology
    • gastrointestinal malignancies (colon cancer etc)
    • inflammatory bowel disease (IBD / IBS)
    • coeliac disease
    • motility disorders
    • reflux disease
    • functional bowel disorders
    • hepatobiliary and pancreatic disorders.

Title or Designation

Gastroenterologist, Hepatologist, Interventional Endoscopist, ERCPist, Gastroenterologist and Endoscopist

Post-Fellowship Training

Specialist Training :

  • Auckland, London (The Middlesex Hospital - postgraduate fellowship in interventional endoscopy & ERCP in one of the premier endoscopy suites in Europe).
  • Over 15 years experience as a Gastroenterologist

Positions Held and Memberships :

  • Senior consultant gastroenterologist Middlemore Hospital
  • Member of the American Gastroenterological Association
  • Member of the NZ Society of Gastroenterology
  • Member of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Full NZ Registration Date

17 March 1994

Vocational Scope

Internal Medicine

Contact Details

Dr Stephen Persson is available at the following services:

Private Services

Dr Stephen Persson - Gastroenterologist

This service is available at the following locations:

Eastcare, 260 Botany Road, Golflands, Auckland

Pukekohe Health Centre, 10 West Street, Pukekohe, Auckland

Endoscopy Auckland

This service is available at the following location:

148 Gillies Avenue, Auckland

Franklin Hospital Endoscopy

This service is available at the following location:

Franklin Hospital, 12 Glasgow Road, Pukekohe, Auckland

Ormiston Hospital Endoscopy

This service is available at the following location:

Ormiston Hospital, 125 Ormiston Road, Flat Bush, Auckland

Public Services

Counties Manukau Health Bowel Screening

This service is available at the following location:

Manukau Surgery Centre

National Bowel Screening Programme: Freephone 0800 924 432

Our main colonoscopy procedure room is Theatre 25 at Manukau Surgery Centre. CT Colonography procedures are undertaken at:

Manukau Radiology Institute Ltd Building 58, 79 Middlemore Crescent, Otahuhu

MMH Main CT Middlemore Hospital, 100 Hospital Road, Otahuhu

Counties Manukau Health Gastroenterology and Hepatology

This service is available at the following locations:

Middlemore Hospital

Patient Enquiries (09) 276 5004 or 0800 266 513
Information or Visiting Hours (09) 270 4799
 
Outpatient appointments & surgical booking enquiries:
Ph (09) 277 1660  or O800 266 513
Email: Customerservice@middlemore.co.nz

Emergency Department: Open 24 hours / 7 days, Phone (09) 276 0000 or
FREEPHONE 0800 266 513

Manukau SuperClinicâ„¢

Manukau SuperClinic™ has a Call Centre to receive incoming calls related to outpatient services. The Call Centre is open to receive calls between 7:30 AM and 6:00 PM Monday to Friday.

Private Surgical Services

Franklin Hospital Gastroenterology

This service is available at the following location:

Franklin Hospital, 12 Glasgow Road, Pukekohe, Auckland

General Enquiries - contact@franklinhospital.co.nz

Surgical Referrals - referrals@franklinhospital.co.nz

Endoscopy Referrals - endoscopy@franklinhospital.co.nz