Michael Swan



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Personal profile


Michael commenced gastroenterology training in 2005 and completed core years training at Barwon health and Monash Health. Three clinical endoscopic fellowship years were completed at Monash Health, Westmead Hospital and St Michael's Hospital ( Toronto, Canada).

He returned to Australia in 2010 and  commenced as a gastroenterology consultant at Monash Health in 2011

Michael currently is the Director of Endoscopy at Monash Health for the last five years. 

He combines a busy private and public practice in gastroenterology and endoscopy, along with the requirements of overseeing the endoscopic activities at Monsh Health.   


Research interests

Endoscopic procedures and their roles in the field of gastroenterology - ERCP, EUS, EMR, ESD, third space endoscopy.

Digital health literacy and its role in facilitaing patient education and improving outcomes. 

Pancreatitis clinical management

Autoimmune pancreatitis 


Clinical activities

Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy at Monash Health ( clayton and Dandenong) along with other private hospitals. 


Education/Academic qualification


External positions

Monash Health

Monash Medical Centre

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Research Output

Immunomodulator use does not prevent first loss of response to anti-tumour necrosis factor alpha therapy in inflammatory bowel disease: long-term outcomes in a real-world cohort

Varma, P., Rajadurai, A., Holt, D. Q., Devonshire, D. A., Desmond, C., Swan, M. P., Nathan, D., Shelton, E., Prideaux, L., Sorrell, C., Rusli, F., Crantock, L. RF., Dev, A., Ratnam, D., Pianko, S. & Moore, G., 1 Jun 2019, In : Internal Medicine Journal. 49, 6, p. 753-760 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Adenosine triphosphate bioluminescence to validate decontamination of endoscopes

Gillespie, E., Sievert, W., Swan, M., Kaye, C., Edridge, I. & Stuart, R. L., 1 Dec 2017, In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 97, 4, p. 353-356 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Cholecystitis/cholangitis secondary to drainage of the biliary tree into an obstructed duodenum: A new technique with a novel complication?

Ackermann, T., Hew, S., Cashin, P., Swan, M. & Croagh, D., Feb 2017, In : Endoscopy. 49, S 01, p. E73-E74 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspirate-derived preclinical pancreatic cancer models reveal panitumumab sensitivity in KRAS wild-type tumors

Berry, W., Algar, E., Kumar, B., Desmond, C., Swan, M., Jenkins, B. J. & Croagh, D., 15 May 2017, In : International Journal of Cancer. 140, 10, p. 2331-2343 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)

Randomized clinical trial of intraoperative endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography versus laparoscopic bile duct exploration in patients with choledocholithiasis

Poh, B. R., Ho, S. P. S., Sritharan, M., Yeong, C. C., Swan, M. P., Devonshire, D. A., Cashin, P. A. & Croagh, D. G., 1 Aug 2016, In : British Journal of Surgery. 103, 9, p. 1117-1124 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

16 Citations (Scopus)