Bariatric Surgery

Referral Pathway &

Required Information

Bariatric Referral Pathway.png

The below checklist explains everything that our service will require to ensure fast and efficient referral of your patients.

Please complete our online referral form here.

 

Each patient is required to complete the individual assessments as detailed below.

 

Dr Spiro's provider number for this clinic is: 412526YH

1. 

Berlin Questionnare

2.

STOP BANG Questionnaire

3. 

Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS)

4. 

Reflux Symptom Index (RSI)

5. 

GERD Health-Related Quality of Life

6.

Blood Tests

  • EUC

  • CMP

  • LFTs

  • Fe Studies

  • Fasting Lipids

  • Coagulations studies

  • BGL random > BGL fasting > HBalc (If known diabetic)

  • CRP

  • Zinc

  • Vit D

  • PTH

7.

Sleep Study for OSA

Patients with suspected OSA can be investigated with a referral to any sleep clinic. The following are some providers in the ACT:  

https://www.sleepandlifestyle.com.au/about-us/

https://canberrasleepclinic.com.au/for-referrers/

https://www.sleepclinicservices.com/about-us

8.

Prior Endoscopy report, operation report

Please bring a copy previous endoscopy or operation reports as they are useful in consultations.

9.

2 Week Dietary Intake Diary

10.

pH Manometry for reflux sufferers

Patients with suspected gastro-oesophageal reflux disease can be investigated further starting with an endoscopy. Please bring any previous manometry studies. Any further testing will be referred by Dr Spiro.

General Surgery

Referral Pathway &

Required Information

General Referral Pathway.png

The below checklist explains everything that our service will require to ensure fast and efficient referral of your patients.

Please complete our online referral form here.

 

Each patient is required to complete the individual assessments as detailed below.

 

Dr Spiro's provider number for this clinic is: 412526YH

1.

Blood Tests

  • FBC

  • EUC

  • CMP

  • LFTs (COAGs if synthetic function abnormal)

  • Fe Studies (if anaemic)

  • BGL random > BGL fasting > HBalc (if known diabetic)

  • CRP

  • ESR (if inflammatory bowel disease is suspected)

2.

Imaging

  • Ultrasound

  • CT

  • MRI

3.

Ancillary Tests

  • Pulmonary function test

  • Trans-thoracic/trans-oesophageal echocardiogram

  • MIBI

  • Cardiac stress test

4.

pH Manometry for all oesophagial hernia patients

.Patients with suspected gastro-oesophageal reflux disease can be investigated further starting with an endoscopy. Please bring any previous manometry studies. Any further testing will be referred by Dr Spiro.

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