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With host Dr Nirala Jacobi BHSc ND, Chief Medical Officer,

Oct 26, 2019

Dr Johan Van Den Bogaerde completed his undergraduate training in South Africa, with postgraduate training in the United Kingdom at Cambridge, St. Mark’s and Hammersmith Hospitals.

Dr Van Den Bogaerde is particularly interested in the microbiome, and has recently completed a trial looking at fecal transplantation in patients with ulcerative colitis, which had encouraging results. Dr Van Den Bogaerde believes Gastroenterology is an exciting and important field, and has very broad interests including the study of the microbiome, esophageal pathology, motility disturbances, inflammatory bowel disease and functional bowel disease. 

He has been performing general, interventional and hepatobiliary procedures at Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital for the past four years. 

He is also very interested in new techniques, particularly interventional endoscopic techniques, and works closely with a strong team of surgical colleagues at Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital including Physicians, Renal Physicians and Cardiologists.

 Topics discussed include:

  • Fecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT)
  • Inflammatory and functional bowel disease - ulcerative colitis
  • The microbiome
  • Motility disorders
  • Esophageal disorders