Gastroenterology (including Hepatology) at The Children's Hospital at Westmead

Contact details

Department: (02)  9845.3999 | Fax: (02) 9845.3970 

Office Hours:  9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday

Appointments: Bandaged Bear Outpatients (02) 9845.2525

The Gastroenterology Department at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead provides a multidisciplinary consultative inpatient and outpatient service for general gastroenterology, inflammatory bowel disease, hepatology, liver transplant, cystic fibrosis, non-CF pancreatic disease, clinical nutrition, parenteral nutrition and developmental disability associated dysphagia for paediatric patients from around NSW.

Service delivery extends to additional patients with liver disease and/or requiring liver transplantation from the ACT and Western Australia.

All referrals are triaged due to our inability to satisfy demand.  Some referrals may be declined or redirected if appropriate.  Patients may be seen by the Gastroenterology Fellow.



  • Bandaged Bear Outpatient Clinics, Main Galleria
  • Children's Hosp. Medical Centre, Level 2, Suite 16, Hainsworth St


Bandaged Bear Outpatients:     Tel: (02) 9845.2525 


Dr Edward O’Loughlin (Head)

Dr Shoma Dutt

Dr Annabel Magoffin

Dr Susan Siew

Dr Michael Stormon

Dr Kunal Thacker

Dr Eric Cheah (Honorary MO)

Dr Cheng Hiang Lee (Honorary MO)



Monday mornings: Dysphagia/Developmental Disability Clinic

Tuesday mornings: Liver/Liver Transplant Clinic

Wednesday mornings: Gastroenterology Clinic; Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic; Gastro/Cystic Fibrosis Clinic; Viral Hepatitis C Clinic

PRIVATE PRACTICE ROOMS: Listed are the Gastroenterologists who work at The Children's Hospital at Westmead but also have Private Practice Rooms at various locations in Sydney.  The consultation fees vary at each Practice. Contact directly.

Dr Eric Cheah

Chatswood Specialist Centre

Suite 109, 63A Archer Street


Phone: 9411.8888

Fax:    8088.8086



Westmead Doctors

Shop 6, 29-33 Darcy Road


Phone: 9687.4000

Fax:    9687.4005

(WED 4-7 p.m.)



Phone: 1300 874 325

(MON & THURS p.m.)

Dr Cheng Hiang Lee

Macquarie GI Clinic

Level 4, 2 Technology Place

Macquarie University 2109

Phone: 9812.3880

Fax:    9812.3886


Dr Annabel Magoffin

Terrace Doctors

120 Victoria Street


Phone: 8355.1999

Fax:    9569.5993


Dr Michael Stormon

Fox Valley Medical & Dental Centre

187 Fox Valley Road


Phone: 0481-707 202

Fax:    9499.8094

(THURS p.m.)

Dr Kunal Thacker

Sydney Paediatric Gastro (3 locations):




All correspondence:

Phone: 1300 742 787

Fax:     9012.0030

Method of referring

Tertiary referral service, from Paediatricians only.  Detailed written referral required, addressed personally to the Gastroenterologist.  Some referrals may be declined, or redirected if deemed appropriate.

Function of the clinic

To provide gastroenterology, liver and nutritional consultations for children and adolescents

Urgent cases

Directed to Emergency Dept, or discussed by phone with the On-call GI Consultant

Special interests or sub-specialty clinics

Dr Ted O'Loughlin:  Liver Disease | Liver Transplantation | Inflammatory Bowel Disease | Nutritional and GI disorders in developmental disability

Dr Shoma Dutt:  Inflammatory Bowel Disease | General Gastroenterology | Cystic Fibrosis

Dr Annabel Magoffin:  General Gastroenterology | Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Dr Susan Siew:  Liver Disease | General Gastroenterology

Dr Michael Stormon:  Liver Disease | Liver Transplantation | Chronic viral hepatitis

Dr Kunal Thacker:  General Gastroenterology | Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Dr Eric Cheah:  Inflammatory Bowel Disease | General Gastroenterology | Cystic Fibrosis

Dr Cheng Hiang Lee:  Inflammatory Bowel Disease | General Gastroenterology

How to make an appointment

Tertiary Referral accepted from Paediatricians only. Referrals may be declined.

New referrals must be addressed personally to the Consultant and faxed, posted or emailed to the Department for triage.

Department  Fax: (02) 9845 3970  |