Dr Peter Prichard

Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist

I consult privately in my rooms at The Epworth Centre, Richmond and also provide an inpatient service for acute and chronic gastrointestinal and liver related diseases at The Epworth Hospital, Richmond. I aim to offer personal quality medical services in order to meet my patients’ needs. I’m highly committed to giving high standard care to the Melbourne and Victorian communities. 

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Gastrointestinal Services at The Epworth Centre and Epworth Hospital, Richmond

Health Comes First

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The Understanding and Care You Deserve

Accurate Evaluation & Therapeutic Intervention

Early Diagnosis & Cancer Prevention

Thorough Intestinal Investigation

Direct Access Endoscopy

Direct Access Endoscopy (DAE) (also known as Open Access Endoscopy) is a pathway for suitable adult patients to proceed directly to either a diagnostic colonoscopy or gastroscopy with Dr Prichard at Epworth Hospital, Richmond.

DAE reduces waiting time for patients who do not require a specialist appointment prior to the procedure.

Suitable patients are

  • Under 75 year old 

  • Weigh <120 kg

  • Not on anticoagulation/antiplatelet therapy (except aspirin)

  • No prior conditions of anaesthetic/procedural risk

  • No major medical comorbidities

  • Medicare eligible with private insurance or self-insured


An Appointment Request must be accompanied by a referral from a

Medical Practitioner which can be forwarded by fax, email attachment or post

 

Contact Me

Enquiries can be by contacting my rooms by mail, phone, fax or email; or submitting the form opposite. All information will be treated confidentially.

Epworth Centre Gastroenterology
Suite 7.6, 32 Erin St
Richmond 3121

Phone: (03) 9421 3430

Fax: (03) 9421 3435

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Opening Hours

Mon - Fri: 8.30am - 5pm

Sat - Sun: Closed

Public Holidays: Closed

Dr Prichard can be contacted out of hours via the Epworth Hospital switchboard on (03) 9426 6666.