The practice was re-established in 2020, when Professor Martin Veysey returned to Australia, and the NT, as a Senior Specialist after a short period back in the UK. Prof Veysey founded the practice in 2003 whilst working as a Clinical Academic on the Central Coast, NSW following the completion of his Gastroenterology and General Medical training in the UK. The clinics initially operated out of the Endoscopy Unit and the Outpatient Clinic at Gosford, then the Central Coast Specialist Centre, and now operate out of Ologist at Darwin Dermatology.
GastroHealthCare provides a wide range of specialist services in the field of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Professor Veysey performs endoscopy at Royal Darwin Hospital, Palmerston Regional Hospital and Darwin Private Hospital. He has an active research program with several PhD students and honorary academic appointments at the University of Newcastle, NSW and Hull York Medical School in the UK. He has extensive experience in both undergraduate and postgraduate medical education.
Professor Martin Veysey
MBBS (London), MD (London), FRCP (UK), FRACP
Gastroenterologist, Hepatologist and General Physician
Professor Martin Veysey completed his undergraduate training at the UMDS, Guys and St Thomas’ Hospitals, University of London in 1991 and his Internship at Guys and Lewisham Hospitals during the following 12 months. He then moved to South Wales were he spent the next two years as a basic trainee at the Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend.
In mid 1994, Prof Veysey gained membership to the Royal College of Physicians of London. Later that year, he took up a research position at Guys Hospital and completed his MD thesis entitled, “The role of intestinal transit in the pathogenesis of octreotide-induced gallstones”, awarded by the University of London in January 2001. Prof Veysey commenced Advanced Training in Gastroenterology and General Internal Medicine in the South East Thames Rotation in 1997. After two years at Greenwich District Hospital, Prof Veysey spent the next 18 months at Kings College Hospital working as the Registrar to the Liver Unit. He then spent the next 12 months in Australia as a Medical Registrar at Gosford Hospital, before completing his training at St Thomas Hospital, London, in 2002.
Prof Veysey migrated to Australia in 2003 with his family and lived and worked as a Clinical Academic on the Central Coast, NSW, up until 2017, when he returned to the UK to take up an academic role at Hull York Medical School. During that time, he worked as a Consultant Gastroenterologist at York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. In 2020, he returned to Australia and took up a Senior Staff Specialist position at Royal Darwin Hospital where he currently works.
He has extensive experience in the management of the full range of gastroenterological, liver and general medical conditions. His particular clinical and research interests include nutrition, colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and the management of hepatitis.
Professor Veysey currently serves on a number of committees involving healthcare, and more specifically Gastroenterology.