A/Prof David van der Poorten
Dr Roslyn Vongsuvanh
  Prof Golo Ahlenstiel
Dr Way Siow

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Prof Golo Ahlenstiel

MBBS FRACP PhD

Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist

Golo graduated and received his doctorate from the University of Bonn, Germany and subsequently undertook a Liver Fellowship at world renowned National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Washington, DC in the United States. Since coming to Australia he has completed basic and advanced training in Gastroenterology & Hepatology in 2013 and has worked as a staff specialist at Westmead Hospital since 2014. Golo currently leads the Liver Immunology group at Storr Liver Centre at The Westmead Institute for Medical Research. As the incoming Chair of Medicine at Blacktown Hospital, Golo pursues an active interest in research and education with more than 60 publications with more than 2500 citations. He is regular reviewer for international medical and scientific journals.

Golo is a VMO Gastroenterologist at the Hospital for Specialist Surgery and has regular endoscopy lists there and at Blacktown/Mt Druitt hospitals. Golo is a strong believer in high quality, accessible medical services and No-Gap bills all private procedures (as does the anaesthetist), bulk bills aged pensioners and provides discounts for HCC holders.

Golo’s practice encompasses all aspects of gastroenterology and liver disease but has a particular interest in colorectal cancer screening, pillcam the management of chronic liver disease including viral hepatitis B and C and liver cancer.  Golo has accreditation in colonoscopy and gastroscopy and capsule endoscopy by the Conjoint Committee for the Recognition of Training in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physicians (RACP) and a member of the Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA).

Golo has a strong commitment to providing excellent health care to patients in Western Sydney, having worked for over eight years at Westmead and Blacktown Hospitals and is looking forward to working with you for the best possible outcomes for all our patients.