Welcome to Sydney Gut Clinic

Opening Hours : Monday to Friday - 8am to 5pm
  Contact : 02 9131 2111


Dr Suhirdan Vivekanandarajah

Dr. Suhirdan leads the team at Sydney Gut Clinic, bringing a combination of experience, excellence, and dedication. He is a highly trained Interventional Gastroenterologist, which means he has additional training that allows him to perform more complex procedures that others may have to refer out; improving the outcome for patients.

Dr. Suhirdan is also an Associate at the prestigious Diagnostic Endoscopy Centre in St. Vincent’s Clinic, with admitting rights in St. Vincent’s Private, Darlinghurst, is a VMO at Centre for Digestive Diseases and Consultant at Sydney Specialist Suites – and with past experience at Liverpool Hospital and the Institute of Advanced Endoscopy.

Educated at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Dr. Suhirdan has accessed the best of research and educational facilities in perfecting his skill and practice. He has also conducted extensive research and written papers on a variety of subjects.

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Original article. Comparison of trans-hepatic and extra-hepatic routes for EUS guided rendezvous procedure for distal CBD obstruction. Published in United European Gastroenterology Journal. 2013.

Retrospective audit of incidental colonic uptake on PET-CT. Study specifically looking at correlation of these finding with that of endoscopic investigation and its impact on the patients overall management. Presented as poster at AGW 2010 and submitted for review/publication. First author.

Case report “EUS guided cholangiogram and intra-luminal needle puncture through a tight sub-hilar stricture for biliary stenting in a patient with failed ERCP”. Second Author. Institute of Advanced Endoscopy. Published as Unusual cases and technical notes. Endoscopy 2012.

Lead investigator at Liverpool hospital for Multi-center Immunization study: Increasing prevention of opportunistic infections in people with Inflammatory bowel disease. 85 patients recruited from our hospital. Journal of Crohn’s and Colitis. Published 2013.

Recurrent acute pancreatitis in a patient with Wirsungocele and Neuroendocrine tumour of Ampulla of Vater. Case Report. Third author. Published in Journal of Pancreas 2013.

Role of Infliximab as rescue therapy in hospitalised patients with severe, steroid refractory ulcerative colitis. Local experience. Liverpool and Bankstown hospitals, South Western Sydney Local Health District. Presented as poster at ECCO 2012.

Retrospective review of ERCP Vs PTC as the primary mode of intervention for management of hilar biliary obstruction. Presented as poster at AGW 2011.

Peroral cholangioscopy has a high diagnostic yield and frequently alters patient management in indeterminate biliary strictures, primary sclerosing cholangitis and large bile duct stones. A single centre experience. Second Author. Presented as poster at DDW 2011.

Impact of insulin resistance, obesity and the metabolic syndrome on small bowel transit at video capsule endoscopy. Co-Investigator on this prospective study conducted at The Wollongong Hospital. Presented as poster at AGW 2010 and DDW 2014.

The efficacy of liquid fecal microbiota transplantation in the treatment of symptoms associated with post-infectious irritable bowel syndrome – A retrospective analysis. Presented as poster at ACG 2017.

Single centre Prospective study: Pre-Colonoscopy bowel preparation study comparing novel capsule bowel preparation (CBP) Vs High Volume Polyethylene Glycol electrolyte solution Vs Low volume Polyethylene Glycol electrolyte solution. Poster at DDW 2019

Taryn Geller

Taryn has extensive knowledge in weight management, heart disease, nutrition for pregnancy, diabetes, pre-diabetes, gastrointestinal disorders and general healthy eating.

SGC - Dr Ian Lockart
Dr Ian Lockart

Dr Ian Lockart is a Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist who is committed to providing you with high-quality care in a compassionate and unhurried manner.

Dr Fei Wen Chen

Dr Chen is a consultant gastroenterologist and hepatologist with special interest in managing patients with chronic liver disease of various aetiology, as well as general gastroenterology and endoscopy.

Sviatlana Starr

Sviatlana Starr is an expert in gut-directed hypnotherapy. She has been professionally helping people with different functional gut disorders through gut-directed hypnotherapy sessions since 2015.