Ray Boyapati


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Dr Ray Boyapati is a gastroenterologist specialising in inflammatory bowel disease and performs gastroscopy, colonoscopy and intestinal ultrasound. Ray completed his medical degree at Monash University and specialty training at Monash Health and the Austin Hospital. He undertook further clinical training in IBD at the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh and also completed a Doctor of Medicine post graduate degree at the University of Edinburgh.

Research interests

  • Investigating the role of mitochondrial damage associated molecular patterns in inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD)
  • De-escalation of therapy in IBD
  • The role of biomarkers to personalise therapy in IBD
  • Role of intestinal ultrasound in IBD

Monash teaching commitment

Final Year 5D MBBS co-ordinator Dandenong Hospital

3rd year MBBS Clinical Bedside Tutor

Theme IV Committee Co-Chair

FRACP candidate teaching and mentorship

Clinical activities

Consultant Gastroenterologist - Monash Health.

Gastroscopy, Colonoscopy, Intestinal Ultrasound

Community service

Ray has a variety of roles within GESA (Gastroenterological Society of Australia) including sitting on the FAR (Finance, Audit and Risk) Committee and co-chair of Young GESA.

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, Doctor of Medicine (MD), University of Edinburgh


Award Date: 4 Dec 2018



Award Date: 30 Nov 2006

External positions

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Monash Health

1 Jan 2016 → …

Research area keywords

  • education
  • ultrasound
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • crohn's
  • ulcerative colitis
  • biomarkers

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