We combine innovation and the latest in evidence-based medicine to
provide you with the very best in personalised care.
At Gastro IQ we understand the impact your gut health can have on your overall well-being and enjoyment of life. We also understand that talking about your gut function can be a confronting process. That’s why our team takes a caring, individualised and sensitive approach to your gastrointestinal health.
Our multi-disciplinary clinic is lead by two highly respected and experienced Gastroenterologists, Dr Paul Urquhart and Dr Sim Yee Ong. Both are highly trained specialists who consult across the broad spectrum of gut-related problems. They also have specific expertise in performing a range of endoscopic procedures, including gastroscopy and colonoscopy.
At Gastro IQ we offer a comprehensive service for all gastro intestinal problems. In addition to specialist consultations, we offer dedicated services addressing:
- Rapid access gastroscopy and colonoscopy
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Heartburn and swallowing problems
- Pelvic floor and incontinence problems
- Weight loss solutions
Located in Balwyn our main rooms offer consulting services as well as minimally-invasive testing and a full range of allied health services. Both Dr Paul Urquhart and Dr Sim Yee Ong perform endoscopy procedures (including gastroscopy and colonoscopy) at several sites including:
- Manningham Endoscopy Centre
- Epworth Eastern
- Eastern Health (including Box Hill and Maroondah Hospitals).
We are passionate about gut health and endeavour to make a positive difference in the lives of all of our patients.
Our Specialist Services
At Gastro IQ we offer a Specialist consultation service for all gut-related and liver issues. Urgent appointments are available on request.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Swallowing + Heartburn clinic
The Swallowing + Heartburn clinic at Gastro IQ is a streamlined clinic designed to provide rapid answers to patients experiencing symptoms.
Why Gastro IQ
We believe we have achieved that by bringing together a personable and experienced team of practitioners that are all experts in their field. In addition to our Gastroenterologists, this includes a dietitian, psychologist and exercise physiologist.
We also believe that health care should be accessible to all. For this reason all consultations (both initial and review) attract a $50 out of pocket fee. All accounts will need to be paid in full on the day with the Medicare rebate processed electronically within 1-2 days.
The team at Gastro IQ consists of friendly, experienced and skilled professionals who are all experts in their respective fields.
Our goal is to provide individualised, expert care to every patients we treat. We believe in partnering with you to achieve optimal health.
Our team is led by two highly trained Gastroenterologists
Dr Paul Urquhart and Dr Sim Yee Ong.