Benedict Devereaux is a Professor at the School of Medicine, University of Queensland and Senior Consultant Gastroenterologist at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital performing advanced therapeutic endoscopic procedures. He is an internationally recognised expert in the diagnosis and endoscopic management of pancreatico-biliary disease. He contributes widely to the education of students, junior colleagues and peers throughout Australia and internationally as an invited faculty member at multiple international conferences, endoscopic symposia and hands-on workshops. He is a founder and director of Australia’s endoscopic ultrasound symposium and has published the world first, Handbook of Clinical Pancreatology.
After completing gastroenterology training at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and attaining Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians he undertook further Fellowships in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatoscopy (ERCP) and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) at Indiana University Medical Centre in Indianapoilis. He has contributed significantly to clinical research in advanced pancreas pathology and therapeutic endoscopy and has published widely in clinical guidelines and expert reviews to ensure that clinical research is readily translated to updated management algorithms enhancing patient care internationally.
He has represented his peers at every stage of his medical career, from medical school through to currently chairing a national committee setting standards in infection control in endoscopy and he advises on gastroenterology clinical practice and health resource utilisation. He is the Vice President/President Elect of the Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA). He is committed to enhancing gastroenterology globally through impactful contributions to medical education and clinical research in addition to engagement with national and international peak bodies.
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21 August 2021