Dr Arun Gupta
Dr Arun Gupta is a specialist gastroenterologist working in Melbourne, Australia. Arun spent his formative years in Melbourne, living near Monash University. He attended medical school at the University of Melbourne (1998), and completed his residency at The Royal Melbourne Hospital. He went onto specialty training in gastroenterology and endoscopy at Westmead Hospital and Royal North Shore Hospital, both in New South Wales. He subsequently went on to complete a clinical fellowship at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford in the United Kingdom. He worked with distinguished colleagues Professor Simon Travis, Professor Satish Keshav, Dr Adam Bailey, Professor James East, Dr Jane Collier and Dr Roger Chapman.
Arun joined the team at the Canberra Hospital in a senior academic role in 2013, where he participated in a busy clinical service. He was a long-standing committee member of both the Drug and Therapeutics Committee and the Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC), and played a strong role as patient advocate for improving quality and safety within the department. Arun held the academic title of clinical lecturer at The Australian National University, and played an active role in mentoring junior doctors, including involving them in clinical research projects.
Dr Gupta was awarded the Doctor of Medicine research doctorate in 2015 through the University of Melbourne for his work with Professor Finlay Macrae, AO at The Royal Melbourne Hospital. He is a member of the Gastroenterological Society of Australia, the American Gastroenterology Association and the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation. Arun fulfilled the criteria for the GESA Colonoscopy Recertification Program in October 2018.
For further information about Dr Gupta and his research interests, please see his personal website at arungupta.com.au