Dr Craig Haifer
Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist
MBBS (Hons), FRACP
VMO Gastroenterologist - St Vincent's Hospital
Conjoint Lecturer - UNSW
Dr Haifer will take the time to accommodate each patient to understand symptoms in a holistic manner and develop a plan for investigations and management without compromising compassionate and comprehensive care.
Dr Haifer specialises is all aspects of gastroenterology and hepatology including:
Faecal microbiota transplantation (FMT)
Bowel cancer screening
Irritable bowel syndrome
Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy
Gastroscopy and colonoscopy are common day procedures where a thin, flexible tube is used to examine the inner lining of the gastrointestinal tract. Dr Haifer performs procedures at Double Bay Day Hospital, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, St Vincent's Hospital and Riverina Day Surgery.
Capsule endoscopy is a non-invasive procedure that uses a small wireless camera the size of a vitamin pill that is swallowed. It is used to examine the small bowel which is difficult to access with a gastroscopy or colonoscopy.
Dr Haifer has recently gained accreditation under the International Bowel Ultrasound Group (IBUS) to perform bowel ultrasound. This is an non-invasive way to assess and monitor bowel inflammation in diseases such as Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis.
Dr Haifer is at the forefront of research and clinical trials spearheading local and international initiatives through St Vincent's Hospital and Concord Hospital. If you have interest in learning more, please contact Dr. Haifer to discuss your clinical needs and how you may be eligible to enroll.