Dr Tom Goodsall
BSc (Adv) MBBS (Hons) MClinEpid FRACP
Dr Tom Goodsall is a Gastroenterologist and General Physician with special interest and expertise in inflammatory bowel disease including paediatric transitional care. His other areas of interest include bowel cancer prevention, motility disorders and IBS, upper GI disorders and general gastroenterology and hepatology. Tom’s focus is on enhancement of patient experience through collaborative care and shared decision making.
After receiving dual Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2019, Tom was awarded the GENIUS research fellow grant and worked as an IBD clinical research fellow at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide where he gained expertise in intestinal ultrasound for inflammatory bowel disease. He has commenced PhD candidature on validating the use of intestinal ultrasound in Crohn’s disease and has published multiple studies in the field. Whilst in Adelaide, Tom was fortunate to be involved in dietary and faecal microbiota transplant (FMT) research and gained experience in FMT in the treatment of Clostridium difficile.
Tom is a Staff Specialist Gastroenterologist and General Physician at John Hunter Hospital where he has established the intestinal ultrasound service, leads the paediatric inflammatory bowel disease transition clinic, and has developed an FMT program. He remains actively involved in research and has published multiple papers in international peer reviewed journals. He is also active in multinational and local clinical trials. Tom is passionate about medical education and holds clinical lecturer positions at the University of Newcastle and University of Adelaide.
Tom aims to deliver a high standard of patient focused care in a respectful, professional, collaborative and approachable manner. Tom lives in Newcastle with his GP wife and two daughters and enjoys being the household chef, family adventures in the Hunter and surfing at Bar Beach and Catho.
John Hunter Hospital – Staff Specialist
Lingard Private Hospital – Visiting Medical Officer
Maitland Private Hospital – Visiting Medical Officer
Alice Springs Hospital – Senior Visiting Medical Officer
Conjoint Lecturer, University of Newcastle School of Medicine and Public Health
Clinical Lecturer, University of Adelaide, SA.
Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP); Gastroenterology and Hepatology, General and Acute Care Medicine. 2019
Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy accreditation, Conjoint committee for recognition of training in gastrointestinal endoscopy. Australia. 2019
International Bowel Ultrasound Expert Accreditation. 2020
Master of Clinical Epidemiology, The University of Newcastle. 2018
Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery (Honours), University of Sydney. 2010
Bachelor of Science (Adv), University of Sydney. 2006
Royal Australian College of Physicians.
International Bowel Ultrasound Group.
Gastroenterology Network of Intestinal Ultrasound (GENIUS).
European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation (ECCO).
Gastroenterological Society of Australia.
NSW Medicines Formulary Gastroenterology Expert Advisory Group.
IBD Transitional Care Working Group, NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation.
Australia and New Zealand Gastroenterology International Training Association.
Academy of Clinical Educators (Joint Medical Program), The University of Newcastle.
Australian Gastrointestinal Research Alliance (AGIRA) member, Hunter Medical Research Institute.
Member, Internal Medicine Society of Australia and New Zealand.