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Biography

Mayur Garg is a Melbourne gastroenterologist, with a wide range of clinical and research interests in all aspects of luminal gastroenterology, including:

·        Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD),

·        Endoscopy, including bowel cancer screening and removal of large polyps

·        Functional gastrointestinal disorders (including irritable bowel syndrome),

·        Iron deficiency, and

·        Peptic ulcer disease

Mayur graduated with his MBBS from the University of Melbourne in 2003, and has since worked at several of Melbourne’s leading hospitals. He has been awarded a PhD from Monash University which investigated the role of the renin-angiotenin system and vitamin D in IBD, and has won several competitive scholarships in endoscopy and IBD – including the Gastroenterological Society of Australia Endoscopy Fellowship at the world’s leading colonoscopy centre, St Mark’s Hospital in London, and European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation Fellowship (awarded to only two applicants worldwide per year), from 2014-2015.

He is currently Acting Head of Inflammatory Bowel Disease at Royal Melbourne Hospital, Clinical Associate Professor at University of Melbourne, and Adjunct Senior Lecturer at Monash University.

Mayur has a passion for excellence in patient care and service quality, and is a believer in patients participating and being empowered in their management. He has published numerous papers in esteemed scientific journals, and maintains an active research portfolio. He is frequently invited to present at local, national and international conferences.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

External positions

Clinical Associate Professor, University of Melbourne

18 Jun 2019 → …

Acting Head of IBD, Royal Melbourne Hospital

22 Apr 2019 → …

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Eastern Health

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