Meet your Perth Upper GI Surgery specialist.
Perth Upper GI is now situated in Duncraig opposite Glengarry Private Hospital in the Glengarry Specialist Centre.
About Perth Upper GI
We’re here to help
Surgery of any kind can be daunting. At Perth Upper GI, we understand this and walk you through the whole process so you know what to expect.
We perform these procedures on a daily basis and can advise on the best option for your particular circumstances. You should feel 100% comfortable in your choice of surgeon and operation, so we’re here to answer any questions you have about your procedure.
What to expect
After your initial consultation, we’ll make arrangements for your subsequent allied health consultations and surgery. You’ll be given comprehensive guidelines for pre and post-surgical care. We’re here every step of the way.
Your surgeon – Dr Michael Tan – operates at the following locations:
Hollywood Private Hospital
Glengarry Private Hospital
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
Osborne Park Hospital
Meet the team
Dr Michael Tan BMBS B. Pharm (Hons) FRACS
General, Upper Gastro-intestinal and Bariatric surgeon
Specialising in all aspects of general and upper gastrointestinal surgery including:
Oesophageal, Gastric and Pancreatic cancer management.
Gallbladder and Hernia Surgery
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery and Hiatus Hernia Surgery
Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy
Qualifications and Training
After graduating from Curtin University as a pharmacist, Dr Tan changed his career path, gaining entry into post-graduate medicine at Flinders University in South Australia.
Following graduation, Dr Tan returned to Perth for an internship at Fremantle Hospital and started general surgical training, rotating through all the major teaching hospitals in Perth.
On completion of subspecialty training in general surgery, Dr Tan took another three years of post fellowship training in upper gastrointestinal surgery. His first year was at Fremantle Hospital before training with the Australian and New Zealand Gastro Oesophageal Surgery Association program for two years. During this time, Dr Tan worked with the the only bariatric centre of excellence in Australia - St George Hospital – Sydney and The Austin Hospital in Melbourne.
Dr David Law, Dr Byrne Redgrave and Dr Harmeet Aneja
With surgery comes anaesthetic and Mr Tan places his patient care in the capable and experienced hands of Dr Aneja, Dr Law, and Dr Redgrave
Your anaesthetist will be able to talk you through this part of the procedure, what’s required and your pre and