A/Prof Andrew Taylor is a highly experienced gastroenterologist who manages problems in all areas of gastroenterology including liver disease and inflammatory bowel disease. His areas of special interest are advanced interventional endoscopy, including removal of large colonic polyps, management of Barrett’s oesophagus, small bowel investigations including PillCam and ERCP for biliary diseases.
A/Prof Taylor trained in gastroenterology at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne and in Edinburgh, Scotland and undertook further study in Germany. He completed a Doctor of Medicine research degree in 2000, on the assessment of new techniques in endoscopy.
A/Prof Taylor is Head of Endoscopy at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne and he leads the Barrett’s endoscopic treatment programme at St Vincent’s. He is involved in ongoing clinical research including supervision of young researchers undertaking higher degrees. He has published widely in international journals and presented at numerous national and international meetings. He also manages adults who have had surgery as infants for oesophageal atresia, as part of a transition program from the Royal Children’s Hospital.
A/Prof Taylor’s private practice is based at Eastern Gastrointestinal Specialists. He performs endoscopic procedures at Epworth Eastern Hospital and St Vincent’s Private Hospital. He also consults in Fitzroy.