Having completed two dedicated post-graduate fellowships in Interventional Endoscopy Dr. Fisher has extensive training and performs hundreds of advanced therapeutic endoscopy procedures every year.
Dr. Leon Fisher is a consultant gastroenterologist with a special interest in interventional endoscopy including ERCP and diseases of the pancreas and biliary tree. Dr. Fisher holds the appointment of Head of Endoscopy at Peninsula Health and provides diagnostic and therapeutic gastroenterology services to the South Eastern and Bayside communities of Melbourne.
Advanced endoscopic procedures involve the use of a thin, long illuminated tube with a tiny video camera which is inserted into a small incision or a natural opening of the body to reach a target area. The high-quality images produced help with accurate diagnosis and interventional procedures