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McCrae Specialist Centre

691-695 Point Nepean Rd,

McCrae, VIC, 3938

(Corner of Bartels St)

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Dr Richard La Nauze



Dr Richard La Nauze is a gastroenterologist with a special interest the management of inflammatory bowel diseases (ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease), advanced therapeutic techniques in endoscopy and also sees patients with general gastroenterology and hepatology issues including iron deficiency anaemia, gastrointestinal bleeding, coeliac disease, irritable bowel syndrome, constipation, pancreatic and liver disease.


After graduating from Melbourne University in 2001 he completed his physician training through Royal Melbourne Hospital.  He was a Gastroenterology trainee at Frankston and Alfred Hospitals before completing his Fellowships in advanced endoscopy at The Alfred Hospital  and in London at St Mark’s Hospital, a specialist hospital for gastroenterological and colorectal diseases, undertaking further training in large polypectomy, endoscopic and medical management of inflammatory bowel diseases and polyposis syndromes.


Dr La Nauze is permanently located on the Mornington Peninsula with his wife and young family. He is committed to providing quality endoscopy and participates in national colonoscopy training initiatives through the Gastroenterology Society of Australia.


Dr La Nauze offers Direct Access Endoscopy at The Bays Hospital, Mornington.


Special Interests

  • Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy (including difficult colonoscopy
  •  Management of inflammatory  bowel  disease  (ulcerative  colitis  & Crohn's disease)

  • Advanced therapeutic techniques in Endoscopy

  • General gastroenterology & hepatology issues

  • Large polypectomy, Stricture dilation,

  • Capsule endoscopy, Double balloon enteroscopy



  • MBBS Melbourne University 2001
  • FRACP (gastroenterology) 2009

Public Hospital Appointments

  • The Alfred Hospital
  • Peninsula Health, Frankston

Consulting Details

For appointments, please contact Central booking office and if you would like to be seen at McCrae, please advise the office that the appointment be booked for McCrae Specialist Centre.
Phone: 59 755 066