About

Chris completed fellowship experience within the field of interventional endoscopy including ERCP and capsule endoscopy, and then spent time working in South Eastern Melbourne, West Gippsland and Tasmania as a specialist in gastroenterology. Chris moved to Geelong to commence work in the field of Gastroenterology and general medicine. Chris maintains a commitment to teaching others, and is a senior clinical lecturer at Deakin University, involved in young doctor education and training, and coordinator of the National education and training Initiative (NETI) in capsule endoscopy in Australia. Chris passion is volunteer support for international education and training in Gastroenterology. He is a passionate volunteer of training in endoscopy in Suva, Fiji, and has annually assisted in training programs in Fiji and Solomon Islands from 2009. He is a member of the World Gastroenterology Organisation committee for Endoscopy training Centres and Australian and New Zealand Gastrointestinal International Training (ANZGITA) board.

Qualifications

  • BSc
  • MBBS
  • GESA Conjoint qualification gastroscopy and colonoscopy
  • GESA grandfather capsule endoscopy

Professional Associations

Special interests

  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Colonoscopy and bowel cancer prevention
  • Capsule endoscopy an

Education and training

Research

  • Social impact of inflammatory bowel disease
  • Human microbiome and disease
  • Education/training: gastroenterology and endoscopy

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Geelong

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Epworth Geelong
Suite 2, Level 2
1 Epworth Place
Waurn Ponds
VIC
3126
Clinical institute

General Surgery & Gastroenterology Clinical Institute

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Mr Gary Crosthwaite
Director
The Institute focuses on surgical treatment of the abdominal organs, as well as the thyroid gland and hernias.