General Gastroenterology and Endoscopy, including bowel cancer screening, iron deficiency, coeliac disease, functional bowel conditions and inflammatory bowel disease.
Dr Sam is a locally trained gastroenterologist and hepatologist, practising in both public and private hospitals in Perth for over 10 years. He completed 6 years of medical training at the University of Western Australia, followed by residency and basic physician training at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.
He then completed 2 years of Advanced Training in Gastroenterology at the 3 major tertiary hospitals in Perth (Royal Perth Hospital, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and Fremantle Hospital) followed by a third year of training at Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney.
Dr Sam’s final training was conducted at the prestigious Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, USA where he completed an 18 month Fellowship in Hepatology, with a focus on Viral Hepatitis.
Coeliac disease and the gluten free diet, Gastro-oesophageal reflux and Barretts oesophagus, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, Bowel cancer screening and prevention, Nutrition and GI disease.
Dr Geoff Forbes (MBBS MD FRACP) is a senior Gastroenterologist with a private practice in Duncraig, Perth, Western Australia. With over 25 years specialist experience, Dr Forbes takes pride in providing high quality healthcare to his patients.
Geoff Forbes established a private gastroenterology practice in 2015. His consulting rooms (Forbes Gastroenterology) are located at Unit 1, 54 Arnisdale Road, Duncraig. If an endoscopic procedure (gastroscopy or colonoscopy) or intravenous medication infusion is required, this can be undertaken at Sundew Day Surgery (Joondalup), and St John of God Hospital (Subiaco).
Gastroenterology, Endoscopy, Colonic polyps, Gallstones and Gastrointestinal tract cancer.
Dr Ormonde is a Gastroenterologist who underwent his undergraduate training at the University of Western Australia. Following this he completed a PhD and subsequently underwent further studies in Toronto, Canada completing a Masters in Interventional Endoscopy from the University of Toronto. During that period he sub-specialised in Interventional Endoscopy. Dr Ormonde is an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Notre Dame and a Consultant Gastroenterologist at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.
Gastroenterology, Hepatology, pathogenesis
Dr Briohny Smith graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Sydney. She returned home to Perth to complete her basic post-graduate physician training at Royal Perth Hospital. She then completed her specialist training in Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the Perth Inter-Hospital rotation program shared between Royal Perth Hospital, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and Fremantle Hospital.
Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Dr Hun graduated from The University of Western Australia with honours in Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery. Dr Hun is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physician (FRACP) in gastroenterology and is a member of the Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA). She undertook her gastroenterology training at Royal Perth Hospital (RPH) and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (SCGH). Following the completion of her training, she undertook another year of general gastroenterology with a special interest in inflammatory bowel disease.
Adrian studied Medicine at Queen’s University in Belfast, graduating with distinction in 1997. He achieved Membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 2002, was awarded his MD for research on Reflux Oesophagitis, Barrett’s Oesophagus and Oesophageal Cancer in 2012.After completing specialist training in Gastroenterology and General Medicine in the UK he completed two fellowships in interventional endoscopy in the Royal Perth Hospital, WA and the Royal Bournemouth Hospital, England.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease, Bowel Cancer Screening
Dr. Waters is originally from the UK. He completed a pharmacology degree at the University of Edinburgh before travelling and working on rural and health development projects in East Africa. He returned to the UK to study medicine at Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine in London, and completed his MB BS in 2001. After working in the UK he moved to Sydney and worked in St. Vincent’s Hospital in Darlinghurst before moving to WA in 2005. He completed his training in Gastroenterology in 2010 including rotations at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Royal Perth Hospital and Fremantle Hospital.
Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Endoscopy
Ammar undertook his undergraduate medical degree at Sydney University and Westmead Hospital, followed by an internship and residency at Gosford Hospital (NSW). He did his Basic Physician Training at Royal Hobart Hospital (TAS) followed by Advanced Training in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Prince of Wales Hospital (NSW). Upon completion of his specialist training he worked in Tanzania for 10 months, training local staff in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy. This was followed by 18 months of post fellowship training at the Royal Free Hospital, London, well recognized as an international centre of excellence in Hepatology.
Gastroenterology in Manchester, Management Of Complex Polyps Of The Colon
I trained to be a doctor at Newcastle University in the North East of England. I completed my Postgraduate training in Internal Medicine and was admitted to the Royal College of Physicians (UK) in 2002. My experiences as a junior doctor fostered my deep interest in the gut in health and illness. This lead to being accepted for Specialist Training in Gastroenterology in Manchester. During this exciting period, I also spent 3 years studying the interconnections between the brain and the gut.
Paediatric Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist
Dr Marcelo Leal is currently employed as a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist at Perth Children’s Hospital. He recently returned home to Perth having completed his subspeciality training at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, where he also held a permanent Consultant position since 2016. He completed his medical degree at the University of Western Australia, and he is now a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) as a specialist Paediatric Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist with publications in the field and ongoing active research.