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General Manager Michael Ludbrook
58  Otonga Road,  Springfield,  Rotorua 3015
Reception Phone 07 921 2700

Dr Richard Newbury

MB ChB 1998 Birm; MRCP (UK) 2001; FRACP 2014

Practising at




Full NZ Registration Date

09 December 2010

Private Services

Dr Richard Newbury - Gastroenterologist

Physical address: 58 Otonga Road
Bay Of Plenty 3015

PO Box 2240 Rotorua 3040

(07) 348 1199

Special Clinical Interest(s)

  • Endoscopty - Diagnostic & Therapeutic
  • Bowel Screening Colonoscopy
  • Coeliac Disease
  • Hepatology
  • Crohn's & Colitis
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Gastro-oesophegeal Reflux

Professional Profile

Endoscopic management of large colonic polyps to prevent the need for surgery, complicated and previously failed colonoscopy and diseases of the oesophagus. Water-assisted colonoscopy to reduce the need for patient sedation.
Practices in internal medicine at the Public Hospital but specialises Gastroenterology and Hepatology including viral hepatitis, with an interest particular interest in Chronic Hepatitis B, alcohol and Fatty liver disease.
From Worcester in the UK, Medical School in Birmingham, Diploma in Tropical Medicine at the Liverpool School and worked overseas for 6 months on Burmese Border with MSF 2002, Zambia for 3 months in 2009.
Trained in Inflammatory Bowel Disease with Jeremy Saunders Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital, London. 2016 sabbatical Crohn’s and Colitis and therapeutic endoscopy with Simon Travis and team in Oxford at the John Radcliffe.
Lives in Rotorua with his partner who is expecting their first child, enjoys working with a great group of physicians who provide acute medical services for the often complex health needs of the population Lakes DHB serves. In his spare time he enjoys trail running, having run 20 marathons including 5 ultramarathons, knowing that he lives in probably one of the best spots in the world to enjoy this.

Year of first medical qualification


Membership of professional bodies

  • Member of NZ Society Gastroenterologists
  • Fellow of Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Auckland Medical School
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Visiting hours: 10am - 8pm

58 Otonga Road, Rotorua, 3015
PO Box 2240, Rotorua, 3040

Phone: 07 921 2700
Fax: 07 921 2701

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