Assoc Prof Mayur Garg has a wide range of expertise in all aspects of gastroenterology, including:
- Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis;
- Endoscopy, including bowel cancer screening and removal of large polyps;
- Functional gastrointestinal disorders (including irritable bowel syndrome);
- Iron deficiency and gastrointestinal bleeding;
- Stomach ulcers; and
- Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and eosinophilic oesophagitis.
Mayur gained his MBBS from the University of Melbourne in 2003, and has worked at several of Melbourne’s leading hospitals. He is currently acting Head of Inflammatory Bowel Disease at Royal Melbourne Hospital, Honorary Clinical Associate Professor at University of Melbourne, and Adjunct Senior Lecturer at Monash University. His major recent accomplishments include:
- PhD from Monash University investigating novel treatments for IBD;
- Gastroenterological Society of Australia Endoscopy Fellowship at the Wolfson Unit at St Mark’s Hospital in London, the world’s leading colonoscopy centre (awarded to one Australian each year); and
- European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation Fellowship (awarded to two applicants worldwide each year).
Mayur has a passion for excellence in patient care and service quality, and incorporates up to date research with compassion and integrity. He is widely published in scientific journals, and frequently invited to speak at local and international conferences, and is involved in writing guidelines with the Gastroenterological Society of Australia.
Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family, and has a great interest in AFL (as a tragic Demons supporter), cricket, politics and photography.