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Dr Jeff Chang
Speciality:  Gastroenterology
Subspeciality:  Gastroenterology and Hepatology
84 Blaxland Rd, Ryde NSW 2112 - 02 02 8964 8166
(Note Dr Chang also practises at Macquarie University Clinic - 02 9812 3880)
Dr Jeff Chang is a gastroenterologist who graduated from the University of New South Wales and completed his physician training at Concord hospital. He pursued further training as clinical/research IBD Fellow at the Western General Hospital Edinburgh, UK before returning to Australia. He is currently completing a PhD in examining intestinal permeability via confocal endomicroscopy in inflammatory bowel disease having been previously awarded a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) scholarship for his work. He currently holds staff specialist appointments at Nepean Hospital and Concord Hospital.
Dr Robert Cheng
Speciality:  Gastroenterology
Subspeciality:  Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Macquarie University Clinic Suite 404, Level 4
2 Technology Place , Macquarie University, NSW, 2109
Phone:  02 9812 3880   

Dr Robert Cheng is a procedural gastroenterologist and hepatologist. He holds a staff specialist appointment at Concord Hospital and is currently undertaking his doctoral thesis (PhD) on novel genomic biomarkers for liver cancer at Centenary Institute, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney. Dr Cheng studied medicine at the University of New South Wales; afterwards he trained as a physician and gastroenterologist in Sydney at leading tertiary institutions including Royal Prince Alfred, Royal North Shore and Concord Hospitals, as well as at major regional centres including Wollongong and Gosford Hospitals. After becoming a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Dr Cheng undertook one year of liver transplantation fellowship at the Australian National Liver Transplant Unit. He was subsequently awarded a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) scholarship to pursue a postgraduate Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in liver injury and liver cancer through the University of Sydney and Centenary Institute. He has publications in various Gastroenterology and Hepatology journals. His interest areas include liver cancer screening and management, bowel cancer screening, viral hepatitis and liver transplantation.

 

Dr Crispin Corte
Speciality:  Gastroenterology
Subspeciality:  Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Cancer Screening, Quality in Endoscopy, and Therapeutic Endoscopy
Macquarie GI, Suite 404, Macquarie University Clinic
2 Technology Place , Macquarie University, NSW, 2109
Phone:  02 9812 3880   Fax:  02 9812 3886   

Dr Crispin Corte is a gastroenterologist, who joined Macquarie GI in September 2013. He is a clinical lecturer at Sydney University, and holds public and private hospital posts. Dr Corte has subspecialist interests in inflammatory bowel disease, cancer screening, quality in endoscopy, and therapeutic endoscopy. He has published in a number of areas in gastroenterology and continues research in inflammatory bowel disease and endoscopy, and reviews for some of the largest gastroenterology journals. After training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (the home of the Australian National Liver Transplant Unit), Dr Corte was the endoscopy fellow at Concord Hospital, before being employed there as a consultant. In 2012 he went to work as Senior Clinical Fellow under Dr Simon Travis (President of ECCO – the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation) in Oxford, UK, before returning to clinical practice in Sydney.

Dr Corte is highly active in research (having won research awards both locally and internationally), quality assurance and service development. Through this he can provide cutting edge care to all patients with gastroenterological problems. Thanks to the state of the art equipment at Macquarie University Hospital, and recently opening practice in this area, there are currently short waiting times at this location for both consultation and endoscopy.

Dr Saurabh Gupta
Speciality:  Gastroenterology
Macquarie GI, Macquarie University Clinic Suite 404, 2 Technology Place
Macquarie University, NSW, 2109
Phone:  02 9812 3880   Fax:  02 9812 3886   
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Dr Viraj Kariyawasam
Speciality:  Gastroenterology
Macquarie GI, Macquarie University Clinic Suite 404, Level 4, 2 Technology Place
Macquarie University, NSW, 2109
Phone:  02 9812 3880   
Dr Viraj Kariyawasam is a consultant gastroenterologist and hepatologist who joined Macquarie GI in July 2013. He has admission rights to Macquarie University Hospital, where he will also perform endoscopic procedures. Dr Kariyawasam brings expertise in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and advanced therapeutic endoscopy (gastroscopy, colonoscopy and endoscopic ultrasound) to the Macquarie practice. However, his practice encompasses all aspects of gastroenterology and liver disease – including colorectal cancer prevention (including removal of large polyps from the colon via colonoscopy), irritable bowel syndrome Barrett’s esophagus, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and viral hepatitis. After completing his gastroenterology training at Gosford, Westmead and Concord Hospitals, Dr Kariyawasam obtained his fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Physicians (FRACP) in 2011. He then completed an endoscopic fellowship at Concord Hospital and embarked on a clinical research fellowship in IBD at the world-renowned IBD center at Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospitals in the UK. He also obtained the Member of the Royal College of Physicians UK (MRCP) in 2011. He is bilingual (English and Singhalese). Currently enrolled in a clinical PhD, Dr Kariyawasam is looking at the long-term outcome and impact of thiopurines therapy in the treatment of IBD. He is published widely and is actively involved in teaching novel research. Dr Kariyawasam is a member of the Gastroenterological Society of Australia, the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation.
Dr Cheng Hiang Lee
Speciality:  Gastroenterology
Subspeciality:  Paediatric Gastroenterology
Macquarie GI, Macquarie University Clinic Suite 404, 2 Technology Place
Macquarie University, NSW, 2109
Phone:  (02) 9812 3880   Email:  reception@macquariegi.com   Website:  https://chenghianglee.com/

Dr Cheng Hiang LEE MB BCh BAO DipPaed (UNSW) FRACP, is a consultant paediatric and adolescent gastroenterologist who performs endoscopic procedures in children. He is holding a staff specialist appointment at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead. Dr Lee joined Macquarie GI clinic in early 2016 and brought with him expertise in paediatric gastroenterology and hepatology to Macquarie University Hospital.

Dr Lee graduated from Queens University Belfast in Northern Ireland. He was trained at the prestigious Royal Victoria Hospital Belfast and Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children before migrating to Sydney where he continued his paediatric training in various hospitals in the Sydney Children’s Hospital’s network located in NSW and ACT. Subsequently, Dr Lee undertook specialist training in paediatric gastroenterology at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead. This includes fellowship training in paediatric liver transplantation at the Australian National Liver Transplant Unit. He was admitted as a Fellow of Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2012.

Dr Lee is a recipient of the Australian Postgraduate Award for exceptional research potential to pursue Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at the University of Sydney. Under the mentorship of Prof Kevin Gaskin, Prof Rupert Leong and Prof Ralph Nanan, Dr Lee has developed a special interest in Very Early Onset Inflammatory Bowel Disease (VEOIBD). Dr Lee and his international collaborators were instrumental in the discovery and understanding of several genetic mutations that leads to VEOIBD (TRIM22).

Dr Lee’s scope of practice includes the diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal disorder in children such as coeliac disease, inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis), gastroesophageal reflux disease, failure to thrive, rectal bleeding and undifferentiated abdominal pain. Dr Lee performs paediatric oesophagogastroduodenoscopy (upper GI endoscopy) and colonoscopy at the state-of-the-art Macquarie University Hospital.

Dr Lee is proficient in English, Mandarin and Malay. He would gladly receive referrals from GPs and specialists.

Professor Reginald Lord
Speciality:  Gastroenterology
Subspeciality:  Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery
Team:  Liver & Upper GI
St Vincent's Clinic Suite 606, Level 6
438 Victoria Street , Darlinghurst, NSW, 2010
Phone:  02 8382 6671   Website:  http://lordsurgery.com.au/

Professor Lord is an upper-gastrointestinal and general surgeon. His clinical interests are in laparoscopic (keyhole) bariatric surgery for obesity and obesity-related conditions including: diabetes; laparoscopic surgery for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and hiatus hernia; the treatment of Barrett's oesophagus, oesophageal cancer and stomach cancer; laparoscopic cholecystectomy (removal of the gallbladder); and hernia surgery.


He is a Professor of Surgery at Macquarie University, Head of Surgery at Notre Dame School of Medicine, and Head of the Gastroesophageal Cancer Program at St Vincent's Centre for Applied Medical Research. His laboratory studies are on the biology of Barrett's oesophagus and oesophageal adenocarcinoma, and obesity.


Professor Lord trained at St Vincent's Hospital and at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, where he was a surgery fellow working with the originators of the gastric sleeve operation for obesity.

Dr Sandra Park
Speciality:  Gastroenterology
Chatswood Endoscopy Suite 229, Level 3, The Bentleigh Building
Cnr Victoria Avenue and Katherine Street , Chatswood, NSW, 2067
Phone:  02 8964 8619   Fax:  02 8964 8664   Email:  reception@chatswoodendoscopy.com.au   

Dr Darren Pavey
Speciality:  Gastroenterology
Subspeciality:  Interventional Endoscopist
Macquarie GI Suite 404, Macquarie University Clinic
2 Technology Place , Macquarie University, NSW, 2109
Phone:  02 9707 3523   Fax:  02 9709 5637   

Dr Darren Pavey is an interventional endoscopist with extensive clinical experience in the endoscopic diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal cancers. His clinical practice is enhanced by his interest in clinical outcomes research for endoscopic management of GI malignancies. Dr Pavey is Co- Chair, Gastroenterology Network, NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI), and Head of Endoscopy at Bankstown Hospital. He also established and runs the Barrett’s Program in the South West Sydney Local Health District. He completed an Advanced Fellowship in ERCP, EUS and Interventional Endoscopy at Duke University in North Carolina; he continued on as a Faculty member at Duke until he returned to Sydney to establish his practice in 2008. Dr Pavey is Conjoint Senior Lecturer at the University of New South Wales.

In support of the Bowel Cancer Screening Program and other Gastrointestinal Cancer Screening Programs, Dr Pavey offers a Direct-to-Procedure (aka Direct-Access) service for patients who meet specific criteria. A Direct-to-Procedure referral form is available by contacting his rooms. Dr Pavey will be offering an Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) service at Macquarie University Hospital from September 2014.

 

Dr Eliot Roach
Speciality:  Gastroenterology
Sydney Adventist Hospital Suite 511, SAN Clinic
185 Fox Valley Road , Wahroonga, NSW, 2076
Phone:  02 9473 8500   Fax:  02 9473 8503   
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