Dr Suresh Sivanesan is a staff gastroenterologist and Director of clinical research in the Department of Colorectal Medicine at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. His areas of interest include inflammatory bowel disease, cancer screening /surveillance and small bowel diseases.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Richmond


Epworth Geelong

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Central Melbourne Specialists

Office 401, Level 4, Aurora Melbourne Central 37 Little Latrobe St
Melbourne VIC 3000

Consulting Location

Epworth Geelong

1 Epworth Place
Waurn Ponds VIC 3216

Special interests

  • Endoscopy
  • Hepatology
  • Crohn's disease and colitis
  • Colon cancer screening

Education and training

  • Physician trainees and registrars
  • Director of Clinical Research - Colorectal Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital


  • Clinical drug trials for inflammatory bowel disease
  • Colonic polyps - sesille serrated adenomas
  • Crohn's disease - pathogenesis


  • MBBS University of Melbourne
  • PhD University of London
  • Fellowship - Endoscopy, St. Mark's, London, UK 2008
  • Fellowship - Clinical Research, Oxford, UK 2007

Professional Associations

  • RACP
  • Gastroenterological Society of Australia
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
The Institute focuses on surgical treatment of the abdominal organs, as well as the thyroid gland and hernias.