Dr Brindi Rasaratnam is a fully accredited Gastroenterologist and Endoscopist. Having completed his Medical degree with Honours at Monash University, Melbourne, he proceeded to Internship and Residency at The Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road Prahran. He then subsequently completed his Physicians training exam and receiving FRACP recognition. Subsequent Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy training continued at The Alfred Hospital where he continues to work as a senior visiting consultant, to date.
Following gaining his FRACP, he further undertook a PhD in Hepatology, particularly examining the circulatory disturbances in patients with cirrhosis of the liver with reference to portal hypertensive bleeding, ascites formation and other end stage complications of this illness. This was undertaken under the supervision of Professor Frank Dudley and The Baker Medical Unit. Work from this study was published in national and international journals including two primary author studies in the prestigious Annals of Internal Medicine. He was also invited to speak at both national and international conferences over a three to four period.
His current public appointment is at The Alfred Hospital where he is an integral part of the Department of Gastroenterology as well as committed to teaching both under graduate and post graduate medical students.
In Private Practice, he is committed to providing gastrointestinal, hepatology care as well as performing gastroscopies and colonoscopies in locations around the south eastern and eastern suburbs of Melbourne.
His special interests include bowel cancer screening, management of inflammatory bowel disease, investigation abdominal bloating as well as managing patients with fatty liver disease, hepatitis B and C infection.