Alasdair Patrick


Areas of expertise:

  • Endoscopy – diagnostic and therapeutic
  • Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease- wireless pH, pH/Impedance
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Colorectal cancer- formally trained in CT colonography
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Liver disease
  • Endoscopic ultrasound

Recent national audit numbers show I performed the most colonoscopy’s in New Zealand last year and have completed over 10,000 in the past 10 years.





 Current employment:

  • Head of Gastroenterology Department, Middlemore Hospital
  • Head of Bowel Cancer screening programme, CMDHB
  • Director of the Macmurray Center
  • Consultant Gastroenterologist and General Physician. Middlemore Hospital


 Overseas experience:

  • Junior Consultant Gastroenterology at Royal Free Hospital- London, United Kingdom
  • Consultant Gastroenterologist at Singapore General Hospital- Singapore



  • Auckland Medical School
  • Basic and Advanced Physician training in Auckland Region
  • Gastroenterology Training in Auckland Region
  • Auckland Grammar School


 Pending research:

  • IDEA trial- Zyactinase in IBS-C
  • Endobarrier and Gastric balloons for weight loss