Welcome to the Gastroenterology Department, Mater Dei Hospital

Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Mater Dei Hospital specializes in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the digestive tract and liver. Patients in hospital, as well as out-patients are treated by physicians with expertise in all forms of gastroenterological and hepatobiliary diseases. Highly-skilled members perform over 9,000 endoscopic procedures yearly in our state-of-the-art facilities. These procedures form part of a holistic multidisciplinary approach to patient's care, with the team consisting of gastroenterologists, hepatologists, surgeons, trainees, specialist nurses, paediatric physicians, clinical pharmacists, nutritionists, dieticians, specialist radiologists, histopathologists, speech and language pathologists, and social workers.

This site is meant to be a resource for gastroenterologists, as well as for other medical physicians and surgeons, with links to local and international guidelines, schedule of our weekly gastroenterology journal club, various endoscopy photos and request forms, patient preparation sheets, links to peer-reviewed journals, as well as links
to local gastroenterological societies and international associations.


I welcome you to our website.


Dr. Mario Vassallo MD FRCP

Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist