Dr Tony Smith

07 843 0017 Waikato
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Southern Cross Health Society Affiliated Provider for Consultations

About Dr Tony Smith

Gastroenterology Specialists Ltd

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Waikato Hospital.

Tony Smith’s basic medical training was in Dunedin and Christchurch, where he spent five years as house surgeon and registrar in medicine. From 1992-1994 he studied medicine and gastroenterology in London, UK, where he trained in the management of IBD, peptic ulcer disease, gastro oesophageal reflux, coeliac disease, pancreatic and biliary disease, liver disease including the management of hepatitis B and C, haemochromatosis and NSAID induced gastroduodenal small intestinal ulceration and strictures.

He spent 3 years training in ERCP at the Middlesex Hospital, London.

Has research interests in Helicobacter pylori related upper GI disease and the management of upper gastrointestinal bleeding.

In 1994 he was appointed as Physician and Gastroenterologist at Waikato Hospital. He has since developed an interest and expertise in capsule endoscopy.

He enjoys the challenge of gastroenterology and advanced therapeutic endoscopy. He also enjoys teaching and training and has been on the NZ Training Committee for gastroenterology for ten years, currently as Chairman

Gender: Male


Special Interests


Gastroenterology Specialists Ltd – Therapeutic Endoscopist, Coeliac Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux, Peptic Ulcer, Hepatitis B & C, Liver Disorders

Southern Cross Affiliated Provider for Selected Services



MBChB (Otago) 1975, MRCP (London) 1983, FRACP (Otago) 1994

Contact Dr Tony Smith

07 843 0018
33 Tawa St

PO Box 6059,
Urlich, Hamilton 3245

EDI: gastroew
33 Tawa St Hamilton 3206 New Zealand
Page last updated on 6 June 2018