Dr Stephen Philcox FRACP, MBBS (Hons), BMedSc


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Dr Stephen Philcox is a clinical gastroenterologist who practices in general gastroenterology, pancreatology and interventional endoscopy. He has a special interest in inflammatory bowel disease, gastrointestinal cancer and diseases affecting the biliary system and pancreas. Dr Philcox is also a staff specialist at John Hunter Hospital.
Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, 2007

Undergraduate training: Sydney University.
Medical Registration with AHPRA

Prior Clinical Appointments:
Royal North Shore Hospital, NSW, Australia
Nepean Hospital, NSW, Australia
Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, QLD, Australia
The Canberra Hospital, ACT, Australia
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA

Current Appointments:
John Hunter Hospital (Staff Specialist)
Hunter Valley Private Hospital (Visiting Medical Officer)
Newcastle Private Hospital (Visiting Medical Officer)

Memberships:
Royal Australian College of Physicians (RACP)
Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA)
European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE)
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)

Dr Robert Gibson FRACP, BMed

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Dr Robert Gibson is a clinical gastroenterologist who practices in general gastroenterology and hepatology and performs general endoscopy. Dr Gibson has a special interest in diseases of the liver. He is also a staff specialist at John Hunter Hospital.
Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, 2005

Undergraduate training: University of Newcastle.
Medical Registration with AHPRA

Current Appointments:

John Hunter Hospital (Staff Specialist)
Hunter Valley Private Hospital (Visiting Medical Officer)

Memberships:
Royal Australian College of Physicians (RACP)
Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA)

Dr Stanley Chen FRACS, MBBS (Hons 1)



Dr Stanley Chen is a general surgeon specialising in surgery of the liver, biliary tract and pancreas, surgery of the upper gastrointestinal tract and advanced laparoscopic surgery as well as hernia repairs. He is also a senior staff specialist based at John Hunter Hospital.
Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 1992

Undergraduate training: University of Sydney
Medical Registration with AHPRA

Current appointments:
John Hunter Hospital (senior staff specialist)
Calvary Mater + Belmont District Hospitals (consulting specialist)
Newcastle Private Hospital (VMO)
Lingard Private Hospital (VMO)
Conjoint Senior Lecturer (Newcastle University)

Memberships:
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
International Hepatopancreatobiliary Association
Australian and New Zealand Hepatopancreatobiliary Association

Dr Lay Gan, FRACP, PhD, MBBS



Dr Lay Gan is a gastroenterologist who practices in general gastroenterology and hepatology and performs general endoscopy. Dr Gan has a special interest in diseases of the liver. She is also a staff specialist based at John Hunter Hospital.
Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, 2010

Undergraduate training: University of Newcastle
Postgraduate PhD: The Canberra Hospital
Medical Registration with AHPRA

Current appointments:
The Calvary Hospital (staff specialist)
Hunter Valley Private Hospital (VMO)

Memberships:
Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)
Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA)

Administration staff



Jenny Gawthrop
Office Manager
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Lana Nixon
Reception and clerical support
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Narelle Goble
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