Dr. Eric Wegman (CEO)
MB BS(Hons) UNSW, PhD USyd, FRACP, GIA(cert)
As a young doctor, Dr Wegman had a vision for a centre of medical excellence focusing on his chosen field of Gastroenterology, supplemented by a range of supporting medical specialisations, and he founded The Newland Street Specialist Centre in 1992. The Centre incorporates The Sydney Clinic for Gastrointestinal Diseases & The Sydney Clinic for Ocular Diseases and Disorders. The Centre has maintained a strong commitment to the local community and beyond, providing high quality, patient centred care in a safe and relaxed environment.
Dr Wegman continues to be the proprietor, Chief Executive and driving force behind the Centre which continues to grow and flourish.
Dr Wegman is a Clinical Gastroenterologist. He graduated his medical studies in 1978 with Honours from The University of NSW. He obtained his Fellowship at The Royal Australian College of Physicians in 1985. In addition, he was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in gastrointestinal physiology by the School of Medicine from The University of Sydney (1993).
Dr Wegman’s special interests include diagnosis of and management of inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal cancer screening and surveillance, gastro oesophageal disease, coeliac disease, and irritable bowel syndrome. He maintains a special interest in looking at disease from the perspective of abnormal physiology.
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