David Orr

Areas of expertise:

  • Endoscopy – diagnostic and therapeutic gastroscopy and colonoscopy – ERCP and spyglass
  • Endoscopic weight loss procedures – intragastric balloon and endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG)
  • Colorectal cancer and bowel cancer screening
  • Functional bowel disease; dyspepsia and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Coeliac disease
  • Liver disease: all liver disease; subspecialist and research interest in NAFLD, portal hypertension, biliary disease, PBC, viral hepatitis and hepatobiliary malignancy
  • Pancreatic disease
  • Fibroscan®


  • MBChB (Otago), FRACP

Current employment:

  • Consultant Gastroenterologist and Liver Transplant Hepatologist, Auckland Hospital, 2006 to present
  • Honorary Lecturer University of Auckland, Medical School
  • Convenor, NZ Portal Hypertension and Liver Failure Meeting


  • Otago Medical School; (MBChB 1994)
  • Advanced gastroenterology and hepatology training in Auckland Region; (FRACP 2004)
  • Fellowship, King’s College Hospital London - liver transplant hepatology, advanced endoscopy and ERCP


  • New Zealand Society of Gastroenterology (NZSG)
  • American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD)

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