Dr Marios Efthymiou is a Gastroenterologist and Interventional Endoscopist, passionate about providing excellent medical care to his patients.
He works at the Austin Hospital in his role as the Deputy Head of Endoscopy. His expertise lies in general gastroenterology and all aspects of advanced interventional endoscopy including gastroscopy, colonoscopy, ERCP, endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), capsule endoscopy, balloon enteroscopy and endoscopic mucosal resection.
Dr Efthymiou provides consultation services through his rooms at John Fawkner Hospital and performs procedures at Epworth Hospital (Richmond), John Fawkner Hospital (Coburg) and also the Austin Hospital (Heidelberg).
Colon cancer screening
Management of difficult polyps
Difficult to treat Helicobacter Pylori
Irritable bowel syndrome
Inflammatory bowel disease
Obscure gastrointestinal bleeding
Abnormal liver function tests
Bile duct stones
Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction
Pancreas duct stones
Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy
ERCP for treating bile duct stones and obstructive jaundice
Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) for staging tumours in the gastrointestinal tract, assessing submucosal lesions, diagnosing bile duct stones and investigating patients with pancreatitis
Endoscopic mucosal resection for large polyps and early mucosal cancers
Endoscopic treatment of oesophageal pouches and achalasia
Capsule endoscopy for identifying causes of small bowel bleeding
Single and double balloon enteroscopy for treating small bowel bleeding