Dr Pran Yoganathan is a Gastroenterologist and Gastrointestinal endoscopist. Dr Yoganathan’s consultation services are provided in Suite 25, 7-9 Barwell Avenue, Castle Hill. The VMO positions he holds in the public and private sector include.
Dr Yoganathan graduated in medicine from University of Otago in New Zealand. His training in internal medicine was undertaken in the Westmead Public Hospital. His Advanced training in Gastroenterology was completed in major teaching hospitals in Sydney.
Dr Yoganathan is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physician (FRACP) and a member of Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA). He has accredited expertise in Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Colonoscopy and Video Capsule endoscopy as certified by the Conjoint Committee for the recognition of training in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
Dr Yoganathan has developed an interest in “quality colonoscopy” with a focus on optimizing bowel preparation, withdrawal time and the use of high definition endoscopes to maximize adenoma or polyp detection.
Dr Yoganathan’s interest is in the early detection of bowel cancers, well before they become symptomatic and thus saving lives. He is a strong advocate for bowel cancer screening. The multidisciplinary approach to gastroenterological problems, particularly in patients with GI malignancy, is routinely practiced.
All privately performed procedures, including anaesthetic and pathology fees are strictly “no gap”.
Dr Ramesh Paramsothy is a Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist with a subspecialty interest in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).
He undertook medical training at the University of New South Wales. During this time he was awarded the clinical prize for the highest final examination mark in Medicine in Sydney South West Clinical School. Furthermore he was selected to undertake an Honours year for which he was awarded First Class Honours.
His internal medicine training was completed at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital before undertaking Gastroenterology & Hepatology training at three major tertiary referral institutions in Sydney (Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Liverpool Hospital, Westmead Hospital). This provided Ramesh with comprehensive exposure to all facets of gastroenterology and Hepatology (General Gastroenterology, IBD, Hepatology [including liver cancer and transplant medicine], Endoscopy). He is certified by the Australia Conjoint Committee for the Recognition of Training in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (CCRTGE) for gastroscopy and colonoscopy.
After qualifying as an Australian gastroenterologist he embared on an Overseas Fellowship at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital, London, one of the leading Gastroenterology Centres in the United Kingdom.
Dr Paramsothy has an active interest in research and has been awareded a Masters of Medicine Degree at the University of Sydney. He has served as co author on research presented at major national & international gastroenterology conferences. These works have resulted in publications in leading medical and gastrointestinal journals including the prestigious Lancet, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the Journal of Crohns & Colitis.
Dr Paramsothy’s focus is on evidence based but individualised patient care combining the latest in therapeutic advances with the unique circumstances of each patient.We are members of the following professional associations:
Dr Edwin Choong has been a specialist anaesthetist since 2009. After obtaining a bachelors degree in medical science from the University of Sydney in 1996, he went on to graduate in medicine from Flinders University in 2000. He was admitted to Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists in 2008.
Dr Choong is a visiting medical officer at Liverpool and Bankstown Hospitals, and is currently an assistant supervisor of training for the College of Anaesthetists at Liverpool Hospital. He also practices at Hospital for Specialist Surgery (HSS), Norwest Private Hospital, Sydney South West Private Hospital, Campbelltown Private Hospital, North Shore Private Hospital, St George Private Hospital, Macquarie University Hospital, Castle Hill Day Surgery, Liverpool Eye Surgery, Norwest Day Hospital and Aesthetic Day Surgery.
Dr Choong practices in various fields including: Endoscopy, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Ear Nose Throat, Plastics and Hand Surgery.
Anaesthetic services provided by Dr Choong for endoscopic procedures with Dr Yoganathan are strictly “no gap” for privately insured patients.
Dr Daniel Kwok graduated from The University of New South Wales in 2003 and completed anaesthetic training at Westmead Hospital.
Dr Kwok has appointments at Hospital for Specialist Surgery (HSS), Westmead Private, Norwest Private, Auburn, Blacktown and Mt Druitt Hospitals.
He is experienced at providing deep sedation anaesthesia for endoscopic procedures, usually administered through an intravenous cannula.
Anaesthetic services provided by Dr Kwok for endoscopic procedures with Dr Yoganathan are strictly “no gap” for privately insured patients.
Dr Lee graduated from Medical School at the University of Sydney (MBBS) and subsequently attained his Fellowship with the Australian & NZ College of Anaesthetists (FANZCA), completing his training at Westmead Hospital.
Dr Lee has interests in various fields of anaesthesia, including, Endoscopy sedation and anaesthesia for General Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Obstetrics / Gynaecology, Breast / Endocrine and Orthopaedic Surgery.
Dr Lee is an accredited specialist at Hospital for Specialist Surgery (HSS), City West Specialist Day Hospital, Blacktown-Mt Druitt Hospitals (Supervisor of Training for the College of Anaesthetists), Westmead Private Hospital, Norwest Private Hospital, North Shore Private Hospital, Macquarie University Hospital and Castle Hill Day Surgery Hospital.
Anaesthetic services provided by Dr Lee for endoscopic procedures with Dr Yoganathan are strictly “no gap” for privately insured patients.
Dr Wei-Jie (Grace) Zhuo graduated from University of New South Wales in 2007 and trained as a specialist anaesthetist in Westmead Hospital.
Dr Zhuo is a staff specialist anaesthetist in Blacktown/Mount Druitt Hospital and has appointments in Hospital for Specialist Surgery, Westmead Private, Westmead Public and Auburn hospital.
Dr Zhuo has interest in endoscopic sedation, general surgery, regional anaesthesia for orthopaedic and obstetric surgery.
Dr Zhuo provides “no gap” service for all endoscopic procedures with Dr Ramesh Paramosthy.