Gastroenterology (Stomach & Digestive System)

Gastroenterology (Stomach & Digestive System)

Gastroenterology is the analysis of the function and diseases of the throat, stomach, small digestive tract, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile, liver and all other digestive organs. The following are diseases and problems that our gastroenterologists treat:

  • colon polyps and cancer,
  • hepatitis, gastroesophageal reflux (heartburn),
  • peptic ulcer disease, colitis, jaundice,
  • gallbladder and biliary tract disease,
  • nutritional problems,
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and
  • pancreatitis.

The gastroenterologists at Timberland Medical Centre will assist and perform procedures/interventions on patients such as endoscopy, ultrasound, biopsy, Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio Pancreatography (ERCP), Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) and more. Our doctors will investigate, diagnose, treat and prevent all gastrointestinal (stomach and intestines) and hepatological (liver, gallbladder, biliary tree and pancreas) diseases.

After more than 23 years in service, Timberland Medical Centre is among the leading private hospitals and medical centres in the region (Kuching, Sarawak, Borneo, Kalimantan) to specialize in gastroenterology treatment; assisting in the healing of the sick so they may enjoy a better quality of life.

Doctors working within Gastroenterology (Stomach & Digestive System):

Dr. Liew Shan Fap

Qualifications : MBBS (University of Malaya, KL) 2002, MRCP (Royal College of Physician, UK) 2007