Dr Chat Jayasekera
MBBS (Hons.), DMedSc, FRACP
Dr Jayasekera graduated with Honours from The University of Melbourne and completed a fellowship in advanced endoscopy. He obtained a Doctorate of Medical Science that was published in international journals and has presented widely on gut disease and endoscopy. He has interests in GORD (heartburn), IBS and endoscopic procedures including Barrett’s oesophagus treatment.
Dr Jayaskera completed a fellowship at St Vincent’s Hospital in advanced endoscopy, focusing on the endoscopic management of Barrett’s oesophagus. This research has been presented at both local and national conferences and published in international gastroenterology journals. He was subsequently awarded a Doctor of Medicine (MD) through the Department of Medicine at the University of Melbourne.
He continues to maintain a broad range of interests in all areas of Gastroenterology including
• Irritable bowel syndrome
• viral hepatitis
• inflammatory bowel disease
He attends yearly national and international conferences to maintain his professional knowledge .He provides a holistic approach to patient care with the goal of improving health outcomes for the patients.
Dr Anthony Rode
MBBS (Hons.), PhD, FRACP
Dr Anthony Rode was awarded an Australian Postgraduate Award scholarship from The University of Melbourne, whilst completing a hepatology fellowship through the Department of Medicine at The Royal Melbourne Hospital. He has publications in various Gastroenterology and Hepatology journals.
Dr Anthony Rode continues to maintain a broad range of interests in all areas of Gastroenterology including endoscopy, capsule endoscopy, hepatology, viral hepatitis, inflammatory bowel disease and functional bowel disorders. He attends yearly national and international conferences to maintain his professional knowledge. In addition to being a director at Jolimont Endoscopy, Dr Rode is the co-founder of Melbourne GI & Endoscopy, and admits patients to Epworth Freemasons and Epworth Richmond.
He has an individualised approach to specialist health care with each patient receiving caring and professional advice. Anthony enjoys working in a team environment to improve health outcomes for patients and an important component of this is to ensure that referring doctor’s receive prompt correspondence.