Inflammatory Bowel Disease Service


Flinders Private

Ph: (08) 8276 9888
1 Flinders Drive Bedford Park, SA 5042

Tennyson Centre

Ph: (08) 8292 2370
520 South Road, Kurralta Park, SA 5037

Wakefield Clinic

Ph: (08) 8359 2411
270 Wakefield Street, Adelaide, SA 5000

Western Hospital

Ph: (08) 8235 1800
168 Cudmore Terrace, Henley Beach, SA 5022

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Co-ordinated Supportive Care for Patients with Crohn’s and Colitis

Inflammatory bowel disease is a chronic condition affecting all ages, although more predominantly being diagnosed at a young age. It is a lifelong condition that can not yet be controlled, but the aim of treatment is to achieve remission or control of the disease so patients can have a normal life.

There are many ways in which Crohn’s and Colitis can be managed. These include medications, diet as well as maintaining good mental health. A supportive environment for the patient is critical, so within SA Group of Specialists we have designed a service that aims to achieve this.

Gastroenterologists within SA Group of Specialists are all trained in the management of Crohn’s and Colitis. The following specialists have a particular interest in this area, either through appointments at IBD Clinics at the RAH or FMC, or through involvement in the IBD Service of SA Group of Specialists

  • Peter Bampton (Tennyson Rooms)
  • Laurie Chitti (Western Rooms)
  • Adrian Chung (Tennyson, Flinders Private and Western Rooms)
  • Sam Edwards (Flinders Private and Tennyson Rooms)
  • Marc Le Mire (Wakefield and Tennyson Rooms)

We have dieticians with a special interest in this area who work closely with our gastroenterologists.

  • Jenny Carney (Tennyson and Flinders Private Rooms)
  • Nick Wray (Flinders Private and Western Rooms)

We are also have a nurse who is specialized in inflammatory bowel disease and works with our specialists and patients to provide further support, particularly for patients who require more complex medications and therapies.

  • Kerrie Moss (Tennyson and Wakefield Rooms)

We also can recommend psychologists who have an interest in psychology and the gut, and important contributor to symptoms.

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