Assoc Prof David Hewett (Gastroenterologist)

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Assoc Prof David George Hewett
FRACP 2005
MBBS University of Queensland 1997
PhD University of Queensland 2010
MSc Indiana University 2010
Scientist - Researcher - Academia
Medical Specialties
1300 274 726
07 3144 5662

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David G. Hewett is a gastroenterologist, therapeutic colonoscopist and health services researcher. He is an Associate Professor at the University of Queensland School of Medicine, Deputy Director (Endoscopy) at QEII Jubilee Hospital, and Clinical Lead (gastroenterology) at Redland Hospital. He consults at Herston Health, and performs direct access and specialised colonoscopy services at Brisbane Private Hospital and St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital.

After graduating MBBS with honours from the University of Queensland, Associate Professor David Hewett undertook clinical and research training at the RBWH, before completing post-doctoral studies at Indiana University, USA where he developed advanced skills in the technical performance of colonoscopy, including the resection of large colorectal polyps.

Associate Professor Hewett's clinical research focuses on improving the effectiveness of colonoscopy for the bowel cancer screening, and he has published widely on new colonoscopic techniques and methods to improve physician performance of colonoscopy. He has parallel interests in health systems research and medical education, including quality of patient care, intergroup relations, and procedural skills training.

Associate Professor Hewett is active in national colorectal cancer policy and training initiatives. He is a member of national advisory boards for the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program and Lynch Syndrome Australia. He has served as Director of Training for the Gastroenterological Society of Australia and as a member of the Specialist Training Committee in gastroenterology with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

Hospital Affiliations
Brisbane Private Hospital
St Andrew's War Memorial Hospital
Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Hospital
Mater Private Hospital Springfield
Affiliated Clinics
Brisbane Colonoscopy
Affiliated Organisations
Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA)
American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)
American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)
The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)
Affiliated Universities
University of Queensland
Medical Conditions
Colorectal polyp
Colorectal cancer
Medical Interventions
Postal Address
PO Box 267
Red Hill, QLD, 4059

Practice Locations


Brisbane Colonoscopy
Open After Hours
161 Given Terrace
Paddington QLD 4064 
1300 274 726
07 3144 5662
QEII Endoscopy
Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Hospital
Endoscopy Unit cnr Kessels & Troughton Road
Coopers Plains QLD 4108