For patients

Information for Patients and their families

Southern Colorectal treats a wide range of conditions that affect the bowel.  Dr Kariappa consults in his rooms at Gibbs St Miranda.  He operates at Kareena Private Hospital, The Sutherland Hospital and St George Private Hospital.

In order to see Dr Kariappa, you will require a referral letter from either your GP or specialist.  You will need to bring any scans or tests you have had performed with you to your appointment.  It is also important that you bring your medicare card, private health insurance details and if you hold one, your pension or DVA card.

Southern Colorectal has EFTPOS and Easyclaim facilities (allowing you to immediately claim the medicare rebate following your consultation).

Please use the above drop down menu to browse information about common colorectal conditions and treatments.