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The team

  • departmental photo 17-5-2018

    The Department of Gastroenterology and Clinical Nutrition consists of a wide variety of medical, nursing and allied health staff who may be involved in providing patient care. 


    A/Prof George Alex

    Geoge Alex 2018

    Director gastroenterology and clinical nutrition
    Head of IBD services

    Special interests: 
    Inflammatory bowel disease, hepatology/liver transplantation, and functional gastrointestinal diseases


    Prof Winita Hardikar
    Head of liver and intestinal transplantation

    Special interests:

    Liver transplantation, intestinal transplantation, hepatitis B and C




    Prof Mark Oliver 
    Head of training

    Special interests: 
    Pancreatic disorders and inflammatory bowel disease




    Prof Julie Bines 
    Head of clinical nutrition

    Special interests: 
    Clinical nutrition, intestinal failure and rehabilitation, intestinal transplantation


    JeremyRosenbaum

    Dr Jeremy Rosenbaum
    Head of endoscopy

    Special interests: 
    General gastroenterology and hepatology, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), quality of care


    Jason Yap

    A/Prof Jason Yap
    Paediatric gastroenterologist, clinical nutrition and intestinal rehabilitation consultant 
      

    Special interests: 
    Clinical nutrition and intestinal rehabilitation 



    Dr Zoe McCallum 
    Clinical nutrition consultant / general paediatrician

    Special interests:
    Clinical nutrition


    Dr Liz Bannister
    Paediatric gastroenterologist

    Special interests:
    Viral hepatitis, coeliac disease


    Dr Ed Giles
    Paediatric gastroenterologist

    Dr Jeremy Rajanayagam
    Paediatric gastroenterologist

    Dr Mark Safe
    Paediatric gastroenterologist

    Dr Kathleen McGrath
    Paediatric gastroenterologist

    Dr Shaun Ho
    Paediatric gastroenterologist

    Dr Eric Cheah
    Paediatric gastroenterologist


    Fellows 


    • Gastroenterology & Clinical nutrition fellow team 2022-23 

    Dr Kavya Kurkal  

    Dr Asha Jois

    Dr Jessica Eldredge

    Dr Toni Illhardt

    Dr Fadia Alghzawi (Honorary)

    Dr Aanjeli Wimalasiri (Honorary)



     Nursing team


    KatheHolmes

    Kathe Holmes, registered nurse
    Liver & Intestinal transplant clinical nurse consultant

    Contact for: Intestinal transplant queries        
                   


    Lauren Herd, registered nurse
    Liver & intestinal transplant clinical nurse consultant

    Contact for: Intestinal transplant queries                                         

    Telephone: 9345 5036
    Pager: 6623

    AlexHodgson

    Alexandra (Alex) Hodgson, registered nurse
    Liver & intestinal transplant clinical nurse consultant

    Contact for: Liver transplant and Liver disease queries

    Telephone: 9345 6622 
    Pager: 6622

    Eleanor (Elly) Law , registered nurse
    Liver and intestinal transplant Clinical nurse consultant

    Contact for: Liver transplant and liver disease queries

    Telephone: 9345 7998
    Pager: 6875 


    Helen Shalley, registered nurse
    Clinical nutrition nurse consultant

    Contact for: Parenteral nutrition advice 
    Telephone: 9345 5029
    Pager: 5029 

    Alex Summers

    Alexandra (Alex) Summers, registered nurse

    Clinical nutrition nurse consultant
    Contact for: Parenteral nutrition advice 
    Telephone: 9345 5029
    Pager: 5029 

    VicEvans

    Victoria Evans, registered nurse
    Clinical nutrition nurse consultant

    Contact for: Parenteral nutrition advice 
    Telephone: 9345 5029
    Pager: 5029  

    Rachel Horn, registered nurse

    Gastroenterology clinical consultant nurse

    Contact for: ph monitoring, IBD enquiries

    Manometry, endoscopy bookings.

    Telephone: 9345 5082 Pager 5082


    Clinical nurse specialists - PEG nurses:

    Contact for: Gastrostomy queries  

     peg.nurse@rch.org.au

    Telephone: 9345 5673


    Michelle Lithgow, registered nurse

       

    Carla Rogers, registered nurse


    Administration

    Shiva Aftahi 
    Business manager

    Julia Rossi

    Administration officer 


    Allied health 

    Dietitians 

    Liz Rogers

    Telephone: 9345 5750 

    Sarah Efklides (Clark)

    Telephone: 9345 6939
    Pager 4977

    Laura Marsh (Benn)

    Telephone: 9345 6563


    Social worker - Liver and Intestinal transplant

    Telephone:  9345 6111


    Austin Health - Liver and Intestinal Transplant Surgeons

    Austin Hospital and The Royal Children's Hospital 

    Professor Bob Jones
    Director Victorian liver transplant unit   
     

    Mr Graham Starkey
    Consultant surgeon
     

    Mr Bao Zhong Wang
    Surgeon
     

    Mr Michael Fink 
    Consultant surgeon 

    Mr Marcos Perini
    Consultant surgeon 

    Ms Eunice Lee
    Consultant surgeon 



    Updated August 2022 SA