Gastroenterologist & Endoscopist

We welcome Gastroenterologist and Endoscopist Dr. Raouf Bassily to our team. Dr. Bassily is part of the team at GastroNorth. Dr. Basilly has more than 35 years experience as a clinician and more than 20 years experience as a gastroenterologist. He passed the RACP exam (UK) and holds a Masters degree in Medicine . He is a member of the Gastroenterological Society of Australia and the American Gastroenterological Association.

His early clinical experience was in Alexandria Egypt where he completed his undergraduate degree. He worked for three years in Alexandria University hospital where he gained invaluable clinical experience. He migrated to Australia in 1990 and qualified to practice medicine in Australia in 1991.

His Basic Physician Training was undertaken at the Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre. His Advanced Physician Training was initially in Infectious Diseases at Fairfield Hospital, The Royal Melbourne Hospital and The Alfred Hospital. This involved a combination of experience including HIV medicine, Tropical diseases medicine and Hospital based infectious diseases.

He subsequently undertook specialist training in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Austin Hospital, which gave him an extensive experience in liver diseases, liver transplantation, luminal gastroenterology, emergency and elective endoscopy.

He has an interest in community Gastroenterology especially Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (Crohn’s Disease/Ulcerative Colitis), Functional Bowel Disorders (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), Coeliac disease, Colorectal cancer, polyps and upper and lower Endoscopy. He has regularly attended local and international conferences, meetings, and workshops in the field of Gastroenterology.

Dr. Basilly goes skiing with his family every year, he also enjoys gardening and walking along the Yarra in Warrandyte. You will also find him in summer walking on the beach in Barwon Heads. He likes reading, going to the movies with his family and watching musicals. He speaks French and Arabic fluently

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