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General enquiries for the Department of Gastroenterology should be directed to Tel: (03) 9288 3580 or (03) 9288 3771

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Nurse Consultant:

Tel: (03) 9288 3460
Fax: (03) 9288 3644

Upcoming IBD Symposia

The 3rd National Paediatric IBD Symposium and 9th National Inflammatory Bowel Disease Symposium will be held on Friday 13 March and Saturday 14 March 2015 in Fitzroy. 

International guest speakers include Prof Séverine Vermeire from University Hospital Leuven, Belgiumand Prof Dan Turner from Shaare Zedek Medical Centre Jerusalem, Israel, alongside a faculty of experts from Australia and New Zealand. For more details visit our IBD Symposia webpage or download the full program for both symposia here: 

IBD Symposia 2015 Program.pdf

Hepatology Nurse Consultants:

  • streamline the provision of clinical services for patients with Hepatitis
  • provide an advanced clinical nursing service
  • ensure that patients who are treatment candidates or have advanced liver disease are reviewed in a timely manner
  • provide individual education and advice to GPs about Hepatitis and the appropriate management
  • support GPs to participate in the Hepatitis shared care program
  • provide support to patients undergoing treatment for Hepatitis.


Liver & Hepatitis Enquiries to:

Kate or Lucy
Tel:  (03) 9288 2259 or (03) 9288 2171
Fax: (03) 9288 3596


Victorian Viral Hepatitis Educator

Offering free education on viral hepatitis to health professionals throughout Victoria.

Gabrielle Bennett
Tel: (03) 9288 3586
Fax: (03) 9288 3590

'The hepatitis B Story' books

 'The hepatitis B story'
An educational tool for
Health Practitioners
A4 size.
 'The hepatitis B story'
Information in plain
English for patients
A5 size.
 'The hepatitis B story'
Information in plain 
Cantonese for patients
A5 size.
 'The hepatitis B story'
Information in plain 
Mandarin for patients
A5 size.
 'The hepatitis B story'
Information in plain 
Vietnamese for patients
A5 size.

'The hepatitis B story' Videos

“The hepatitis B story” video with narration in Vietnamese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Karen languages.

The direct links to the videos are below:  




Cantonese (Tradional Chinese)

Mandarin (Simplified Chinese)





You may also wish to visit the web site of the Gastroenterological Society of Australia for more information.

Senior staff

Dr Alex Thompson


Tel: (03) 9288 3580

Dr Sally Bell

Tel: (03) 9288 3580

Dr Ashley Miller

Head of Clinic

Tel: (03) 9387 1000

Dr Steven Brown           Tel: (03) 9419 9211

Dr Robert Chen 

Tel: (03) 9387 1000

Dr William Connell

Tel: (03) 9417 4244

Dr Barbara Demediuk 

Tel: (03) 9419 0110

Prof Michael Kamm   Tel: (03) 9417 5064
Dr Mark Lust       Tel: (03) 9417 5064
Dr Gideon Shaw

Tel: (03) 9803 0088

Dr Marno Ryan

Tel: (03) 9890 3977


Clinic times

41 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy VIC 3065, Australia. Phone: (03) 9288 2211