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Our Staff

Dr Glen Brand

Dr Glen Brand is a consultant physician with gastroenterology being his special interest over more than a 30-year specialist career. He graduated from the University of Western Australia and is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. He worked as a Consultant General Physician and Gastroenterologist in Kalgoorlie for 12 years before returning to Perth in 2000 to work at Royal Perth Hospital and Swan District Hospital. He was head of the medical unit at Swan District’s for 10 years and currently works as a General Physician and Gastroenterologist at the new Midland Public and Private Hospital. Dr Brand began the Midland Private Endoscopy service in 2002.

Dr Brand has a broad interest in the management of all gastroenterology disorders and particularly enjoys helping people understand why they have the symptoms that concern them.

Dr Brand is accredited to perform gastroscopy and colonoscopy by the Conjoint Committee for the Recognition of Training in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (CCRTGE) and receives referrals for direct access endoscopy including for colorectal cancer screening.

Dr Michael Ma

Dr Ma graduated from University of Western Australia with Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery with Honours and is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) in Gastroenterology.

Following completion of Gastroenterology training in Perth, Dr Ma completed two advanced endoscopy fellowships, at Royal Perth Hospital and Westmead Hospital, Sydney, an internationally recognised endoscopic referral centre. In addition, he has authored a number of publications in peer reviewed journals and book chapters on gastroenterology and advanced endoscopy. He remains actively involved in teaching and research activities.

Dr Ma holds current appointments at St John of God Midland Public and Private Hospitals, and Fiona Stanley and Fremantle Hospitals. He has particular interest in pancreaticobiliary disease, Barrett’s oesophagus, advanced endoscopic procedures including ERCP, EUS, and endoscopic resection of large polyps, colorectal cancer screening and all aspects of adult gastroenterology.

Dr Kenji So

Dr. So graduated from the University of Western Australia in 2003 and completed his advanced gastroenterology training in Perth. He attained his specialist qualification in 2011, becoming a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP).

In 2011 Dr. So embarked on a two-year clinical and research fellowship in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and Gastroenterology in Exeter, UK, with a focus on complex IBD management, IBD pharmacogenetic and general luminal gastroenterology.

Dr. So has a keen interest in inflammatory bowel disease, as well as coeliac disease, iron deficiency anaemia, colonoscopy, gastroscopy, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, bowel cancer screening and general adult gastroenterology. He currently holds consultant posts at St John of God Midland Public and Private Hospital and Royal Perth Hospital.

Dr Jee Kong

Dr. Jee Kong obtained his medical qualifications from Flinders University of South Australia and is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP). He holds dual specialist qualifications in General Medicine and Gastroenterology.
His current appointments are at St John of God Midland Public and Private Hospitals accepting both public and private referrals, Royal Perth Hospital including the Statewide Manometry Service and Northam Hospital.
Dr. Kong is experienced in investigating and managing a wide range of acute and chronic gastroenterology and hepatology conditions. He has a particular interest in oesophageal function testing (manometry and pH studies) and hepatology, as well a broad interest in all gastroenterology disorders.

Dr. Kong is accredited to perform gastroscopy and colonoscopy by the Conjoint Committee for the Recognition of Training in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (CCRTGE) and receives referrals for direct access endoscopy including for colorectal cancer screening.

Our wonderful Ashleigh, Nakita and Janine are our frontline administrative staff.