Dr Ramesh Paramsothy

BSc(Med)MBBS(Hons I) MMed FRACP

Biography

Areas of Expertise

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
  • Diagnostic & Therapeutic Endoscopy (Colonoscopy & Gastroscopy)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Gastrointestinal Polyp Surveillance & Cancer Screening
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Dr Ramesh Paramsothy is a Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist with a subspecialty interest in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).

He undertook medical training at the University of New South Wales. During this time he was awarded the clinical prize for the highest final examination mark in Medicine in Sydney South West Clinical School. Furthermore he was selected to undertake an Honours year for which he was awarded First Class Honours.

His internal medicine training was completed at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital before undertaking Gastroenterology & Hepatology training at three major tertiary referral institutions in Sydney (Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Liverpool Hospital, Westmead Hospital). This provided Ramesh with comprehensive exposure to all facets of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (General Gastroenterology, IBD, Hepatology [including liver cancer and transplant medicine], Endoscopy). He is certified by the Australia Conjoint Committee for the Recognition of Training in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (CCRTGE) for gastroscopy and colonoscopy.

After qualifying as an Australian gastroenterologist he embarked on an Overseas Fellowship at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital, London, one of the leading Gastroenterology Centres in the United Kingdom.

Dr Paramsothy has an active interest in research and has been awarded a Masters of Medicine Degree from the University of Sydney. He has served as co author on research presented at major national & international gastroenterology conferences. These works have resulted in publications in leading medical and gastrointestinal journals including the prestigious Lancet Journal, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the Journal of Crohns & Colitis.

Dr Paramsothy’s focus is on evidence based medicine but individualised patient care combining the latest in therapeutic advances with the unique circumstances of each patient.

Qualifications:

  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP)
  • Master of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology) (USYD)
  • Bachelor of Science (Medicine), Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) (Hons I) (UNSW)

Fellowships

  • Advanced Gastroenterology & IBD Fellow – Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital, London, UK, 2017.

Hospital Appointments

  • Norwest Private Hospital
  • Hospital for Specialist Surgery
  • Campbelltown Private Hospital
  • Camden Surgical Hospital (soon to be established)
  • Blacktown Hospital (Public)
  • Mount Druitt Public Hospital (Public)

Memberships

  • Americal Gastroenterological Association (AGA)
  • Gastrenterological Society of Australia (GESA)
  • Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Billing Policy

  • Strict No Gap Policy: all privately insured patients are covered by a ‘strict no gap’ policy for the procedure, anaesthetist and any pathology.

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