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 Bampton was a founding committee member of IBD Australia, and set up the first
Dr Alex Barnes

Dr Alex Barnes

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

Gastroenterologist

Dr Barnes trained at Flinders Medical Centre and the Royal Adelaide Hospital, with an IBD
Dr Chris Hrycek

Dr Chris Hrycek

MBBS(Adel), FRACP

Gastroenterologist

Dr Hrycek trained in both internal (general) medicine and gastroenterology, during which time he worked
Dr Sam Edwards

Dr Sam Edwards

MBBS(Adel), FRACP

Gastroenterologist

Dr Edwards trained in gastroenterology at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, and completed a clinical fellowship
Dr Hamish Philpott

Dr Hamish Philpott

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

Gastroenterologist

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

Dr Paul Spizzo

MBBS(Adel), PhD(Melb), FRACP

Gastroenterologist

Dr Spizzo trained at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and Flinders Medical Centre. He undertook a
Dr Abdul Shaikh

Dr Abdul Shaikh

MBBS, FRACP

Gastroenterologist

Dr Abdul Shaikh is a consultant gastroenterologist with special interest in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
Dr Arvind Rajagopalan

Dr Arvind Rajagopalan

MBBS(Adel), FRACP

Gastroenterologist

Dr Rajagopalan trained at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Royal Adelaide Hospital and Lyell McEwin Hospital
Kerrie Moss

Kerrie Moss

IBD Nurse Specialist

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

Jean Fittock

IBD Nurse Specialist

Jean’s background is in recovery and day surgery nursing. She worked at the Tennyson Day
Jenny Carney

Jenny Carney

Dietitian

Jenny has worked in the area of gastrointestinal nutrition for over 15 years in both
Nick Wray

Nick Wray

Dietitian

Nick has over 25 years’ experience as a dietitian, with a large part focussed on
Cathy Martin

Cathy Martin

Psychologist

Cathy Martin is a very experienced Psychologist in private practice, who has always worked to
Taryn Lores

Taryn Lores

Psychologist

Taryn is a Health Psychologist with the IBD Service at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and
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 Tonkin is an experienced Colorectal Surgeon with an interest in the surgical management of
Dr Dayan De Fontgalland

Dr Dayan De Fontgalland

BMBS FRACS PhD Mem.CSSANZ

Colorectal Surgeon

Dayan is a general and colorectal surgeon and has been a consultant at Flinders Medical
Dr TC Sia

Dr TC Sia

BMedSci/MBBS (Melb) FRACS PhD Mem.CSSANZ

Colorectal Surgeon

While undertaking General Surgical training, TC completed his doctorate in neuro-gastroenterology supervised by Professor David

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