Southern Cross Hospitals

Karen Clarke
Centre  Manager

Street address:
Southern Endoscopy Centre
21 Caledonian Road
Christchurch 8013

Phone (03) 968 9800
Fax (03) 968 9801


Southern Endoscopy Centre is a joint venture partnership between Southern Cross Hospitals and a leading group of Christchurch endoscopists, and represents the South Island’s largest specialist endoscopy unit.

Purpose built endoscopy centre

This modern purpose-built facility, opened in 2010 is a state-of-the-art centre, equipped with the latest technology, and offering diagnostic and therapeutic gastroscopy and colonoscopy procedures.

The Southern Endoscopy Centre includes three procedure rooms and a two-stage recovery area. Patients can access a wide range of services, including anaesthetic support, backed by the resources of a fully equipped private facility, on a large surgical hospital campus.

Leading multi-disciplinary team

Southern Endoscopy Centre’s experienced team includes gastroenterologists and upper and lower gastrointestinal surgeons, bringing a combination of clinical knowledge and advanced international training to the specialist centre.

Southern Endoscopy Centre adopts a multi-disciplinary approach to the management of a full range of patients’ gastrointestinal conditions, and is supported by an experienced team of skilled registered nurses.

Medical specialists

The centre supports the work of a number of leading groups of medical specialists who offer services to the wider Canterbury region, and who consult and perform a wide range of procedures within the centre. These include -

  • Mr Tim Eglinton
  • Professor Frank Frizelle
  • Mr John Frye
  • Mr Richard Tapper
  • Mr Chris Wakeman

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  • Dr Michael Burt
  • Mr Grant Coulter
  • Mr Richard Flint
  • Mr Malcolm Gordon
  • Mr Steven Kelly
  • Mr Greg Robertson
  • Mr Rob Robertson

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  • Dr Teresa Chalmers-Watson
  • Dr Bruce Chapman
  • Associate Professor Richard Gearry
  • Associate Professor Catherine Stedman

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