Dr Hamish Philpott

Phone: 08 8465 6370
Fax: 08 8465 6371
Contact: Dr Hamish Philpott

Dr Hamish Philpott


Professional Profile

Dr Hamish Philpott is a Consultant Gastroenterologist who has returned to Adelaide after almost a decade spent interstate and overseas developing his skills.

Hamish feels a strong connection to The Hills and aims to serve the community. He lives in Stirling, with his wife (a child psychiatrist) and daughter. He grew up in Aldgate where he attended local schools in earlier years. His father was a GP in Aldgate for 25 years.

Hamish has worked as a consultant gastroenterologist in Melbourne and Central Victoria for 6 years, both in private practice and as a visiting specialist at The Alfred, Eastern Health and Bendigo Hospitals.

Hamish’s interests are food allergy, oesophagitis, motility disorders (including irritable bowel syndrome) inflammatory bowel disease and endoscopy. He has completed a PhD at Monash University, has been awarded research and clinical fellowships and thus spent time in North America and The United Kingdom.

Hamish is a staff specialist in the Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN – Modbury and Lyell McEwin Hospitals) and a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Adelaide.

Service Overview

Hamish provides high quality, empathic and personalised care to patients with gastrointestinal illness, and to use investigations appropriately.  He will be supported for administration by the South Australian Group of Specialists (480 Specialist Centre).

Hamish has endoscopy lists at Stirling Hospital, Burnside Hospital and North-Eastern Hospital and consults in the Adelaide Hills at Stirling and Mt Barker.

Referral Process

For doctors wishing to send a referral, please fax Dr Philpott’s rooms at:

F 08 8465 6371

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P 08 8465 6370 | F 08 8465 6371



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