Dr Adam Gordon is a VMO gastroenterologist at The Alfred and Sandringham Hospitals, where he is also involved in teaching and research. Adam is an adjunct senior lecturer at Monash University Medical School at AMREP (Alfred Medical Education and Research Precinct). His private practice is based in Moorabbin and he works at several other locations in the Bayside area including Bentleigh and Hampton. Adam is the Head of the Gastroenterology Craft Group at Holmesglen Private Hospital and established that hospital's multidisciplinary Gastrointestinal cancer meeting (a regular meeting of gastroenterologists, surgeons, oncologists, pathologists and radiologists to ensure best management of patients with gastrointestinal cancers). He is joined in his practice by Dr Sara Mgaieth, who is a VMO gastroenterologist and general physician at the Royal Melbourne Hospital.
Adam graduated from his MBBS degree at Monash University in 1997 with honours. He subsequently completed his advanced training in gastroenterology at The Alfred Hospital in 2006. Adam then completed his MD degree (Doctor of Medicine) at Monash University in 2009. Adam is a member of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP), the Australian Medical Association (AMA), Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA) and the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA). Adam is an endoscopist for the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP). Adam's training in gastroscopy, colonoscopy and capsule endoscopy is recognized by the Conjoint Committee for Recognition of Training in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
Adam’s practice incorporates general gastroenterology and hepatology, endoscopy (gastroscopy, colonoscopy and capsule endoscopy). Adam has a special interest in bowel cancer screening and has significant experience in this area. The practice performs hydrogen/methane breath testing (for carbohydrate malabsorption disorders such as fructose and lactose malabsorption), and breath testing for the bacteria Helicobacter pylori (a bacterium that can reside in the stomach and is associated with abdominal pain, stomach ulcers and stomach cancer).