Meet Dr Suhirdan
Interventional Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist
Bsc (Med) | M.B.B.S. (Hons) | FRACP
As a specialist medical practitioner with experience in a number of leading medical institutions, rest assured knowing you are receiving medical excellence you can trust. Dr. Suhirdan brings a combination of excellence, dedication, and precision. With past experience serving as an Interventional Gastroenterologist at Liverpool Hospital and the Institute of Advanced Endoscopy, and currently as an Associate at Diagnostic Endoscopy Centre, in St. Vincent’s Clinic, with admitting rights in the private hospital, St Vincent’s Private, Darlinghurst, as well as VMO at Centre for Digestive Diseases and consulting at Sydney Specialist Suites, Rozelle. Dr. Suhirdan will soon also be the head of Gastroenterology at Sydney’s newest private hospital, Alexandria Specialist Day Hospital.
Educated at University of New South Wales (UNSW) and the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, and then continuing his study to be not only be a Gastroenterologist but an Interventional Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist. Dr. Suhirdan has accessed the best of research and educational facilities in perfecting his skill and practice.
He has also conducted extensive research and written medical papers on a variety of current medical interventions.
Original article. Comparison of trans-hepatic and extra-hepatic routes for EUS guided rendezvous procedure for distal CBD obstruction. Published in United European Gastroenterology Journal. 2013.
Retrospective audit of inacidental colonic uptake on PET-CT. Study specifically looking at correlation of these finding with that of endoscopic investigation and its impact on the patients overall management. Presented as poster at AGW 2010 and submitted for review/publication. First author.
Case report "EUS guided cholangiogram and intra-luminal needle puncture through a tight sub-hilar stricture for biliary stenting in a patient with failed ERCP". Second Author. Institute of Advanced Endoscopy. Published as Unusual cases and technical notes. Endoscopy 2012.
Lead investigator at Liverpool hospital for Multi-center Immunization study: Increasing prevention of opportunistic infections in people with inflammatory bowel disease. 85 patients recruited from our hospital. Journal of Crohn’s and Colitis. Published 2013.
Recurrent acute pancreatitis in a patient with Wirsungocele and Neuroendocrine tumour of Ampulla of Vater. Case Report. Third author. Published in Journal of Pancreas 2013.
Role of Infliximab as rescue therapy in hospitalised patients with severe, steroid refractory ulcerative colitis. Local experience. Liverpool and Bankstown hospitals, South Western Sydney Local Health District. Presented as poster at ECCO 2012.
Retrospective review of ERCP Vs PTC as the primary mode of intervention for management of hilar biliary obstruction. Presented as poster at AGW 2011.
Peroral cholangioscopy has a high diagnostic yield and frequently alters patient management in indeterminate biliary strictures, primary sclerosing cholangitis and large bile duct stones. A single centre experience. Second Author. Presented as poster at DDW 2011.
Impact of insulin resistance, obesity and the metabolic syndrome on small bowel transit at video capsule endoscopy. Co-Investigator on this prospective study conducted at The Wollongong Hospital. Presented as poster at AGW 2010 and DDW 2014.
The efficacy of liquid fecal microbiota transplantation in the treatment of symptoms associated with post-infectious irritable bowel syndrome - A retrospective analysis. Presented as poster at ACG 2017.
Single centre Prospective study: Pre-Colonoscopy bowel preparation study comparing novel capsule bowel preparation (CBP) Vs High Volume Polyethylene Glycol electrolyte solution Vs Low volume Polyethylene Glycol electrolyte solution. Poster at DDW 2019.
With his sound knowledge and skill in a range of interventional gastrointestinal procedures and practices behind him, choose the best of healthcare specialists with Dr. Suhirdan.
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