Miles Sparrow

Adj ClinAssProf

  • 55 Commercial Road, Alfred Centre, Department of Gastroenterology

    3004 Melbourne


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Personal profile


Associate Professor Miles Sparrow is a gastroenterologist specialising in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) who is the Director of the IBD Unit at The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne and Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor at Monash University. 

His research interests include use and optimisation of immunomodulators, therapeutic drug monitoring, novel E-Health models of care in IBD and clinical trials of novel experimental agents in IBD. He is a member of the Australian-IBD Association, IBD-Melbourne and BRIDGe IBD special interest groups, and is a faculty member of the Cornerstones IBD medical education program. 

Research interests

Inflammatory bowel disease clinical trials of experimental new agents

Therapeutic drug monitoring in inflammatory bowel disease of thiopurine immunomodulators and biologic agents

Novel models of care including E-Health in inflammatory bowel disease

Supervision interests

Inflamatory bowel disease clinical research. 

Currently qualified to supervise BMedSci medical students and to co-supervise graduate research students. Currently applying for AQF Level 10 qualification to enable primary supervision of gradulat research students. 

Clinical activities

Director, Alfred Hospital Inflammatory Bowel Disease Unit and Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinical Trials program.

Works in private practice at Brighton Gastroenterology Associates.


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

Education/Academic qualification

Medicine, MBBS, University of Melbourne

… → 1995

Research area keywords

  • inflammatory bowel disease

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