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Dr Rajesh Bhatia


Dr Rajesh Bhatia

Gastroenterology, Endoscopy

Dr Rajesh Bhatia is a Gastroenterologist and Liver practitioner. He has more than twenty years of experience in his field. 

Dr Bhatia is fluent in Arabic, Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi


Dr Bhatia completed MBBS (1988) followed by advanced physician and gastroenterology training (1995) from University of Bombay.

Dr Raj’s particular interests include reflux, Barrett’s oesophagus, H Pylori disease and screening for associated gastric lesions. He provides endoscopy services for the National Bowel Screening Programme, iron deficiency anaemia and rectal bleeding.

He has conducted research in the epidemiology of Inflammatory Bowel Disease and is well versed in treating these patients.

He is proficient in the management of patients complaining of bloating, abdominal pain and food intolerances.

Raj is passionate about evaluating pancreatic and biliary disease. Advanced fellowship in Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) from USA enables him to skilfully assess patients with pancreatic cysts, tumours and gall bladder pathology.

He is interested in management of fatty liver, Hepatitis B and C, haemochromatosis and other liver related conditions.



  • Reflux Disease and Barrett’s
  • Peptic Ulcer and H Pylori
  • Coeliac Disease
  • Iron deficiency evaluation


  •  Screening for family history of bowel cancer and polyps
  •  National Bowel screening for colon cancer
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  •  Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Endoscopic Ultrasound:

  • Evaluate pancreatic cysts and lesions
  •  Gall Bladder and common bile duct stones
  •  Staging and biopsy(FNA) of GIT tumours and lymph nodes


  • Fatty liver
  • Evaluation of abnormal Liver function tests
  • Hepatitis
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262 Mountain Hwy , Wantirna 3152