Managing complex multiorgan surgery with multidisciplinary colleagues
Combining expertise and the latest techniques to ensure best patient outcomes
Serving both public and private patients at a range of hospitals
Expert in all aspects of colorectal and general surgery
Direct Access Colonoscopy
Some patients can be booked for colonoscopy directly without seeing Dr Pathma-Nathan before the procedure.
Who is eligible?
Private and fee paying patients with clear cut indications and no serious co-morbidities.
Who is not eligible?
Patients with medical problems, anticoagulation medication (Plavix, Warfarin etc) or any uncertainty about indication.
How to arrange direct access colonoscopy?
Please complete the form in this website or contact my clinical nurse Bronwyn Williams on 0401 248 334.
At which private hospitals will the colonoscopy be performed?
- Castle Hill Day Surgery
- Westmead Private Hospital
- Norwest Private Hospital
- Hospital for Specialist Surgery
How much will the colonoscopy cost?
Private patients will be charged under the NO GAP arrangement of their health fund. Public patients will be notified of fees.
The procedure will be booked and preparation details given. Dr Pathma-Nathan will see the patient before the procedure of the same day and results given after the procedure.Download PDF