Spanning a period of three decades devoted to medicine across two continents, A/Prof John Lubel has gained a broad perspective on healthcare across the globe. Representing the Gastroenterology Society of Australia (GESA) through his capacity as executive member of the Liver Faculty, John is directly involved with specialist guideline development, political engagement and consultation with government departments including MSAC and PBS. John is an ardent patient advocate, who strives for clinical excellence and patient-focused care in a safe and compassionate environment. John has the core values of honesty, integrity and collegiality with enthusiasm for education, motivating and mentoring.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Eastern


Epworth Freemasons Albert Street


Epworth Freemasons Victoria Parade

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Collins Street

Suite 5, Level 10 20 Collins Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

Special interests

  • Hepatology
  • General Gastroenterology

Education and training

  • Extensive experience with medical student training
  • Three PhD students
  • FRACP examiner
  • Previous lead examiner FRACP at Box Hill Hospital


  • Viral hepatitis
  • Non-invasive assessment of liver fibrosis
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma (Co-chair of Australian guidelines)
  • Hepatitis B (Co-chair of Australian guidelines)
  • General gastroenterology


  • PhD
  • FDS RCS (Eng)
  • MBBS
  • MRCP

Professional Associations

  • AMA
  • GESA (Liver Faculty)
  • EASL
  • RACP
The Institute focuses on surgical treatment of the abdominal organs, as well as the thyroid gland and hernias.