Dr. Dilip Ratnam

Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist

Dilip Ratnam is a Melbourne and UK trained Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist. Dilip undertook his undergraduate studies at Monash University in Melbourne (BSc,1993) and Flinders University in Adelaide(BMBS,1998). After his Intern year at Box Hill Hospital, he commenced his training as a physician at The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, passing the written and clinical examinations of the Royal Australian College of Physicians in 2002. Specialty training in Gastroenterology and Hepatology then followed, beginning in the UK at the Royal Free Hospital in London where he was employed as a Senior Clinical Fellow in Hepatology and Neuroendocrine tumours in 2003. On returning to Melbourne he completed his specialty training at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and The Alfred and was awarded his fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Physicians (FRACP) in 2005.

Since then Dilip has been based at Monash Medical Centre where he works as a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist for Southern Health and is also completing research towards a PhD through Monash University. Dilip works in private practice at Caulfield Endoscopy as well as in Glen Waverley, and also practices at Cabrini Hospital in Malvern, Knox Private Hospital in Wantirna and Jessie MacPherson Private Hospital in Clayton.

Dr Ratnam’s clinical expertise includes the management of patients with a wide spectrum of gastroenterological conditions including Inflammatory Bowel Disease, performing upper and lower Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy including polypectomy) and also a particular interest in diseases of the liver.