Dr. Sam Galhenage

MBBS (UWA) FRACP

Dr. Galhenage is a gastroenterologist who obtained his primary medical degree from the University of Western Australia in 1996. He completed his basic physician’s training at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, and his advanced traineeship in gastroenterology under the Western Australian tertiary hospital rotation program. He completed his final year of gastroenterology training at Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney, New South Wales, before relocating to the USA for 18 months to complete a Clinical Research Fellowship in hepatology at the renowned Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, focussing on viral hepatitis.

In 2008 Dr. Galhenage returned to Australia to work as a Consultant Gastroenterologist at Fremantle Hospital. From 2015 commenced duties at the Fiona Stanley Hospital in Murdoch, as head of the Liver Service. 

Dr. Galhenage maintains a strong clinical interest in general gastroenterology and endoscopy, including bowel cancer screening, iron deficiency, coeliac disease, functional bowel conditions and IBD. He has a special interest in viral hepatitis and advanced liver disease, and regularly attends the WA Liver Transplant Clinics and Transplant Panel Meetings at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.

 

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