About Dr Tony Speer
Tony studied medicine at Melbourne University and then trained at Royal Melbourne and Prince Henrys Hospitals. Further post graduate studies, research and training in ERCP were undertaken at the Middlesex Hospital in London with Dr Peter Cotton. While in London he was the Clinical Director of the first randomised trial comparing percutaneous and endoscopic stents for the palliation of biliary obstruction due to malignancy. After returning to Melbourne in 1988 he served as chairman of the Conjoint Committee for Recognition of Training in Endoscopy, councillor and treasurer of the Gastroenterological Society of Australia, and chairman of the Australian Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Association. He was awarded the Gastrointestinal Society Distinguished Service Medal in 2004. He has been an international editor of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, a co-author of the GESA and GENSA Infection Control in Endoscopy guidelines and has published numerous articles in peer reviewed journals. Tony has lectured and demonstrated at interventional endoscopy workshops in Australia and overseas and has broad experience in hepatobiliary medicine, ERCP and interventional endoscopy.
Areas of Special Interest
Bile duct obstruction, pancreatic and biliary cancer, acute and chronic pancreatics, gallstones, ERCP and interventional endoscopy
Hospitals Practicing At: Melbourne Pvt, Epworth
MBBS, FRACP, BE
Hospitals Practicing At
Melbourne Pvt, Royal Melbourne Hosp, Epworth