GP Resources
Medical Emergency

  1. Upper gastrointestinal tract haemorrhage (e.g. haematemesis and/or melaena)

  2. Suspected bowel obstruction (vomiting and distension with constipation) 

  3. Suspected acute, severe or fulminant hepatic failure.  

 

Please liaise with me directly on 6166 8308 for urgent matters regarding my private patients

Service provisions 

@Calvary Hospital 

Consultation 

Direct Access Endoscopy

Special interest in liver disease and PillCam

@Royal Hobart Hospital 0.5 FTE

Public Clinics: Liver, IBD, General
Public Endoscopy: elective and emergency
Public Inpatient ward service and after hours cover
Public Liver Clinic - Clinical Lead
Public Oesophageal pH & Manometry service
Co-Supervisor of Gastro Advanced Trainee
Weekly RHH Gastro Unit Clinical Meeting
Fortnightly RHH Radiology/ Hepatoma Meeting
Fortnightly RHH Pathology Meeting
Quarterly THS Morbidity & Mortality Meeting.
 

CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS

  • Principle Investigator RHH, Real world Efficacy of Antiviral therapy in Chronic
    Hepatitis C (REACH-C), The Kirby Institute.

  • Associate Investigator RHH, EC Australia Partnering to Eliminate Hep C. The
    Burnet Institute.

  • Principle Investigator RHH, Australian Collaboration for Coordinated
    Enhanced Sentinel Surveillance (ACCESS) of Sexually Transmitted Infections
    and Blood Borne Viruses. The Burnet Institute and the Kirby Institute.

  • Clinical supervisor. NAFLD - Screen (Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease:
    prevalence and screening for type 2 diabetes patients). Barbara de Graff

  • Senior Research Fellow Menzies Institute for Medical Research, UTAS

PUBLICATIONS

Haridy J, et al. Outcomes of community-based hepatitis C treatment by
general practitioners and nurses in Australia via remote specialist
consultation . Sep 2020 Internal Medical Journal.
Papaluca T, et al. Efficacy and safety of sofosbuvir/velpatasvir/voxilaprevir for
HCV NS5A-inhibitor experienced patients with difficult to cure characteristics.
Sep 2020 Clinical Infectious Diseases.
Prentice R, et al. Adherence to Australian colorectal cancer colonoscopic
surveillance guidelines in patients with inflammatory bowel disease at an
Australian tertiary centre. Sep 2019 Journal of Gastroenterology and
Hepatology.
Conduit, et al. Severe contact esophagitis in a patient taking crizotinib: A case
report, published April 2015 in The Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Wilson M, et al. Paracetamol hepatotoxicity with regular dosing of 4 grams per
day or less. October 2012 Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.