Dr Neel Heerasing is a Consultant Gastroenterologist who runs a private Gastroenterology practice within the Geelong Gastroenterology Group. In addition, he is a senior clinical lecturer at Deakin University and has public Gastroenterology appointments at both Barwon Health and the Royal Melbourne Hospital.
Dr Heerasing aims to provide comprehensive, evidence based, state of the art medical care within the field of Gastroenterology. It is Dr Heerasing’s belief to actively include patients in decisions related to their healthcare, and that such decision making is facilitated by detailed discussion regarding treatment options with relevant information being provided in an easy to understand manner.
Dr Heerasing performs gastroscopy, colonoscopy as well as capsule endoscopy and holds Gastroenterological Society of Australia Accreditation in all these areas.
Areas of special interest include inflammatory bowel disease(IBD), clinical nutrition, coeliac disease, colorectal cancer prevention as well as functional gut disorders. He is actively involved in clinical research in IBD.
Comprehensive healthcare is provided through collaboration with a range of other Medical Specialists and Allied health practitioners including Dietitians, Physiotherapists and Speech Therapists.