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Dr Leisa Barrett

Specialty: Gastroenterology
 
Practices at: MPHB MPHR
 
Phone 07 3324 1500
Fax07 3324 1600

Consult Rooms

Suite 32, Level 7
Mater Medical Centre
293 Vulture Street
South Brisbane QLD 4101

Mater Health Centre Redland
16 Weippin Street
Cleveland QLD 4163

Biography

Commencing her gastroenterology training at Mater, Dr Barrett completed her studies at the Princess Alexandra Hospital including a year in hepatology and liver transplantation.

Dr Barrett chose to study gastroenterology due to her interest in internal medicine, surgery, physiology and anatomy. Her special interests are chronic liver diseases, particularly abdominal liver diseases.

She identifies that the most enjoyable parts of her role are forming long-term relationships with patients with chronic illness and the balance between procedural work and patient consultation.

Looking towards the future of her specialty, Dr Barrett would like to see combination therapy for viral hepatitis, pharmacotherapy for nonalcoholic liver disease and a better understanding of functional bowel disorders within the next five years.

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