About

Dr Britt Christensen is a gastroenterologist who combines public practice at The Royal Melbourne Hospital as Head of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases and private practice in East Melbourne. Britt has a current research interest in pregnancy and IBD, mucosal healing and drug level monitoring in IBD and intestinal ultrasound in IBD. Although Britt maintains a special interest in the inflammatory bowel diseases, Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, she is highly experienced in investigating and managing all gastroenterological complaints, including irritable bowel syndrome, iron deficiency, gastrointestinal bleeding, bowel cancer screening, coeliac disease and liver disorders.

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Freemasons Albert Street

Hospital

Epworth Freemasons Victoria Parade

Hospital

Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Focus Gastroenterology

Suite 419 100 Victoria Pade
East Melbourne VIC 3002

Special interests

  • Gastroenterology and Endoscopy
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Pregnancy and inflammatory bowel disease
  • Cancer surveillance
  • Irritable bowel syndrome

Education and training

  • Supervises PhD student
  • Invited speaker to conferences, dinner meetings and education events on IBD
  • Supervise registrar trainees
  • Lectures and tutorials to physician trainees

Research

  • Mucosal and histological healing in IBD
  • Intestinal ultrasound in IBD
  • Pregnancy and IBD
  • Drug levels and drug monitoring in IBD

Qualifications

  • FRACP
  • MPH
  • MBBS (Hons)
  • BSc

Professional Associations

  • AGA
  • GESA
  • IBD Australia
  • IBD Melbourne
  • YACCN (Young Australian Crohn's and Colitis Network)
The Institute focuses on surgical treatment of the abdominal organs, as well as the thyroid gland and hernias.