Welcome to Melbourne Digestive Centre the consulting rooms for Dr Brindhesha Rasaratnam and Dr Anil Kumar Asthana. Melbourne Digestive Centre is a specialist practice that is committed to combining first class medical care and knowledge with support staff that are caring and dedicated to patient wellbeing and confidentiality.
Colonoscopy & Endoscopy Patients
A colonoscopy is a thin camera that is used to examine the inside lining of your large bowel and the end of your small bowel.
Bowel Cancer Screening
Colon cancer forms in the lining of the colon. Rectal cancer forms in the lining of the rectum, the last several cm of the large intestine terminating in the anus.
The gastroscope is a thin, long, flexible tube with a tiny video camera and light on the end.
Capsule Endoscopy (Pillcam)
Capsule endoscopy allows examination of the lining of the middle part of your gastrointestinal tract – which includes three portions of the small intestine.
Hydrogen Breath Testing
We provide an in-house service of checking for lactose and fructose intolerance. This is done using a hydrogen breath test.
Melbourne Digestive Centre offers this unique service to its patients.
If you wish to be advised on the most appropriate treatment, please call the to schedule an appointment or click to request an appointment online.