Our Team

Our team meets fortnightly to discuss new patients as well patients who require a major management decision, such a significant change in care. We also have a rapid response system, where specialists can get the advice of fellow team members in between meetings.

Our Team

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Dr Peter Bampton

Dr Peter Bampton

MBBS(Adel), MD(NSW), FRACP, AGAF

Gastroenterologist

Dr Peter Bampton was a founding committee member of IBD Australia. He was involved in
Dr Alex Barnes

Dr Alex Barnes

MD(Flinders), MPH(UON), FRACP, BE(Hons)(Mecht), BMaCompSc

Gastroenterologist

Dr Alex Barnes completed his gastroenterology training at Flinders Medical Centre and the Royal Adelaide
Dr Chris Hrycek

Dr Chris Hrycek

MBBS(Adel), FRACP

Gastroenterologist

Dr Chris Hrycek is trained in both internal (general) medicine and gastroenterology. During his training
Dr Sam Edwards

Dr Sam Edwards

MBBS(Adel), FRACP

Gastroenterologist

Dr Sam Edwards graduated from the University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Medicine and
Dr Hamish Philpott

Dr Hamish Philpott

MBBS(Adel), PhD(Monash), FRACP, MRCP(UK)

Gastroenterologist

Dr Hamish Philpott trained in Gastroenterology at The Austin Hospital, Box Hill, The Western and
Dr Paul Spizzo

Dr Paul Spizzo

MBBS(Adel), PhD(Melb), FRACP

Gastroenterologist

Dr Paul Spizzo was born and raised in Adelaide, graduating from medicine at the University
Dr Abdul Shaikh

Dr Abdul Shaikh

MBBS, FRACP

Gastroenterologist

Dr Abdul Shaikh is a consultant gastroenterologist at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and Western hospital.
Dr Arvind Rajagopalan

Dr Arvind Rajagopalan

MBBS(Adel), FRACP

Gastroenterologist

Dr Arvind Rajagopalan graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2011. He completed his gastroenterology
Kerrie Moss

Kerrie Moss

IBD Nurse Specialist

Kerrie Moss has extensive experience in IBD nursing, being one of the first IBD nurses
Jean Fittock

Jean Fittock

IBD Nurse Specialist

Jean Fittock is a nurse with a background in recovery and day surgery nursing. She
Jenny Carney

Jenny Carney

Dietitian

Jenny Carney has worked in the area of gastrointestinal nutrition for over 15 years. Her
Nick Wray

Nick Wray

Dietitian

Nick Wray has over 25 years’ experience as a dietitian, in both public and private
Cathy Martin

Cathy Martin

Psychologist

Cathy Martin has over 30 years’ experience as a Psychologist in private practice. She has
Taryn Lores

Taryn Lores

Psychologist

Taryn Lores is a Health Psychologist. She practices at the Royal Adelaide Hospital IBD Service,
Dr Luigi Sposato

Dr Luigi Sposato

FRACS, MBBS, CSSANZ, GESA

Colorectal Surgeon

Dr Luigi Sposato obtained his medical degree at the University of Tasmania. He then went
Dr Darren Tonkin

Dr Darren Tonkin

MBBS (Adel), FRACS, MCSSANZ

Colorectal Surgeon

Dr Darren Tonkin is an experienced Colorectal Surgeon. His main interest is the surgical management
Dr Dayan De Fontgalland

Dr Dayan De Fontgalland

BMBS FRACS PhD Mem.CSSANZ

Colorectal Surgeon

Dr Dayan De Fontgalland is a general and colorectal surgeon, and has been consulting at
Dr TC Sia

Dr TC Sia

BMedSci/MBBS (Melb) FRACS PhD Mem.CSSANZ

Colorectal Surgeon

Dr TC Sia completed his doctorate in neuro-gastroenterology while undertaking General Surgical training. He completed

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