Dr Arun Gupta, MBBS, FRACP, MD (Melb) is a specialist gastroenterologist practising in Melbourne, Australia. He offers an empathic and professional approach towards his patients, and aims to provide state-of the art treatment informed by evidence-based medicine. Dr Gupta is pleased to offer consultations at the new Cabrini Specialist Centre in Hawthorn East, at Holmesglen Private Hospital in Moorabbin, and in Burwood where he performs endoscopy (gastroscopy and colonoscopy) at Glen Iris Private. He warmly welcomes referrals for new patients. Please see the website for Universal Gastroenterology for further information regarding booking appointments with Dr Gupta.
Arun grew up in Melbourne near Monash University, and later attended medical school at the University of Melbourne (1998) where he spent several years at Ormond College. He completed his residency at The Royal Melbourne Hospital, and underwent advanced specialty training in gastroenterology and endoscopy in Sydney at Westmead Hospital and Royal North Shore Hospital. He subsequently went on to complete a clinical fellowship at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, United Kingdom working with Professor Simon Travis (who developed the Oxford criteria for acute severe ulcerative colitis), as well as with the late Professor Satish Keshav with a focus on advanced management of inflammatory bowel disease. He also worked with distinguished colleagues Dr Adam Bailey, Professor James East, Dr Jane Collier and Dr Roger Chapman. Please see this page for further information on Dr Gupta’s research interests.
Arun previously held a senior academic role on staff in the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Unit at the Canberra Hospital where he played an active role in mentoring junior doctors, including involving them in research projects. He was a long-standing committee member on the Drug and Therapeutics Committee as well as on the the Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) at the Canberra Hospital, where he played a strong role as advocate for improving quality and safety and reducing waiting lists within the department.
Arun held the academic title of clinical lecturer at The Australian National University and 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.