Dr Chamara Basnayake

Chamara

Specialty

Gastroenterologist



Address

Central Melbourne Gastroenterology
Suite 6-7 Level 2
55 Victoria Parade
Fitzroy
VIC 3065


Tel

(03) 9417 5064


Fax

(03) 9416 2485


Website

www.centralmelbournegastro.com.au


Bio

Chamara is a consultant Gastroenterologist, Hepatologist and Endoscopist. He completed his specialist gastroenterology training at St Vincent's Hospital and Monash Medical Centre, where he gained expertise in endoscopy and a broad range of gastrointestinal conditions.

During his physician training at Monash Medical Centre, he received the prize for clinical excellence, awarded to one physician trainee excelling at clinical practice and leadership. He was also selected to the role of Chief Medical Resident.

Dr Basnayake is passionate about treating unexplained gastrointestinal symptoms, irritable bowel syndrome, constipation, ulcerative colitis, food intolerances, Crohn's disease, reflux and incontinence. His current research focuses on new ways to treat patients with gut symptoms.  

He has been involved with establishing multi-disciplinary, team-based treatment programmes for patients with functional gut symptoms, and research in faecal microbiota transplantation for IBD.  

Chamara also has an appointment with the University of Melbourne, teaching and mentoring medical students.

Subspecialty interests include:

•    Inflammatory Bowel Disease
•    National Bowel Cancer Screening Program
•    Functional Gut Disorders
•    Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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