Dr Adam Gordon  MBBS, MD, FRACP, AGAF

Adam Gordon is a specialist gastroenterologist who is based in Moorabbin (main rooms at 999 Nepean Hwy, and Holmesglen Private Hospital), and works at several other locations in the Bayside area including Bayside Endoscopy (Bentleigh) and Linacre Private Hospital (Hampton).

Adam completed from his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery at Monash University in 1997 with honours, and completed his advanced training in gastroenterology at The Alfred Hospital in 2006. Adam completed his MD degree (Doctor of Medicine) at Monash University in 2009. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, and Fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association.

Adam was the inaugural Head of the Gastroenterology Craft Group at Holmesglen Private Hospital, and he chairs 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).

Adam has a special interest in bowel cancer screening and has significant experience in this area. Adam is an endoscopist for the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP), and he is part of a working group for the National Bowel Cancer Screening Register.

Adam provides expert care in general gastroenterology and hepatology, and gastroscopy, colonoscopy and capsule endoscopy. Adam's training is recognized by the Conjoint Committee for Recognition of Training in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

The practice performs hydrogen/methane breath testing (for 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).

Dr Adam Gordon has a public appointment at The Alfred Hospital, and he is an adjunct senior lecturer at Monash University Medical School.

Awards

2004 Finalist Gastroenterology Association of Australia Young Investigator Award

2004 Royal Australasian College of Physicians (Victorian Division) Best Advanced Trainee Presentation

2005 Young Investigator Bursary European Association for the Study of Liver Disease 2005 Annual Meeting

2005 Finalist Royal Australasian College of Physicians Advanced Trainee Award

Publications and Presentations

Gordon A, Hobbs DA, Bailey MJ, Mitchell J, Francis AJP, Roberts SK .Effect of Silybum
marianum on Liver Function and Well Being in Chronic Hepatitis C. Gastroenterology
2003:124(1);A766


Gordon A, McLean CA, Pedersen JS, Bailey MJ, Roberts SK. Hepatic Steatosis in Chronic
Hepatitis B and C: Predictors, Distribution and Effect on Fibrosis. Hepatology
2003:38(4);268A


Gordon A, McLean CA, Pedersen JS, Bailey MJ, Roberts SK. Hepatic Steatosis in Chronic
Hepatitis B and C: Predictors, Distribution and Effect on Fibrosis. J Gastroenterol Hepatol
2003;18:B84


Gordon A, Bailey MJ, Roberts SK. The Global Clinical Assessment: An Accurate Predictor
of Cirrhosis in Chronic Hepatitis C. J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2003;18:B15


Gordon A, Mitchell J, Morales BM, Bailey MJ, Angus PW, Roberts SK. Predicting Clinically
Significant Portal Hypertension in Chronic Hepatitis C Related Cirrhosis. Gastroenterology
2004;126:A731


Gordon A, McLean CA, Pedersen PS, Mitchell JL, Angus PW, Roberts SK. Hepatic Fibrosis
Area Predicts Hepatic Venous Pressure Gradient in Chronic Hepatitis C Related Cirrhosis.
J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2004;19:A255


Gordon A, Mitchell JL, Morales BM, Thomson K, Pedersen JS, McLean CA, Angus PW,
Roberts SK. Sustained Virological Response is Associated with Reduction in HVPG in
Chronic Hepatitis C Related Cirrhosis. J Hepatol 2005;2:A564


C. P. Desmond, S. Gaudieri, I. James, K. Pfafferott, A. Chopra, G. K. Lau, S. Locarnini, P.
A. Revill, C. F. Day, S. Chivers, A. Gordon, S. Bowden, A. Ayres. Identification of novel
hepatitis B virus (HBV) T cell epitopes and escape mutations in Asian individuals with
chronic HBV infection using a population based approach. Hepatology 2009;4:A249A


Gordon A, McLean CA, Ryan P, Roberts SK. Steroid Responsive Catastrophic
Antiphospholipid Syndrome. J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2004:19(4);479-480


Gordon A, Menahem S, Mitchell JL, Jenkins P, Dowling J, Roberts SK. Peginterferon
and Ribavirin Therapy Precipitating Acute Tubular Necrosis and Unmasking IgA Nephropathy.
Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2004 Aug;19(8):2155


Gordon A, Hobbs DA, Bowden DS, Bailey MJ, Mitchell J, Francis AJP, Roberts SK. The
Effects of Silybum marianum on Serum Hepatitis C Virus RNA and ALT Levels, and Wellbeing
in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2006 Jan;21(1 Pt 2):275-80


Gordon A, Bailey MJ, Gibson P, Roberts SK. The Global Clinical Assessment: An
Enhanced Predictor of Cirrhosis in Chronic Hepatitis C. J J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2005 
Jun;20(6):825-32


Gordon A, McLean CA, Pedersen JA, Bailey MJ, Roberts S. Hepatic steatosis in chronic
hepatitis B and C: Predictors, Distribution and Effect on Fibrosis. J Hepatol. 2005
Jul;43(1):38-44


Dawson M, Polizzotto M, Gordon A, Roberts S, Spencer A. Extramedullary relapse of
multiple myeloma presenting as hematemesis and melena. Nat Clin Pract Oncol. 2006
Apr;3(4):223-6


Roberts S, Gordon A, McLean C, Pedersen J, Bowden S, Thomson K, Angus P. Effect of
Sustained Viral Response on Hepatic Venous Pressure Gradient in Hepatitis C Related
Cirrhosis. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2007 Aug;5(8):932-7


Christopher P. Desmond, Silvana Gaudieri, Ian R James, Katja Pfaffarott, Abha Chopra,
George K Lau, Jennifer Audsley, Caroline Day, Sarah Chivers, Adam Gordon, Peter A
Revill, Scott Bowden, Anna Ayres, Paul V Desmond, Alexander J Thompson, Stuart K
Roberts, Stephen A Locarnini, Simon A Mallal, Sharon R Lewin. Viral adaptation to host
immune responses occurs in chronic hepatitis B virus infection and adaptation is greatest in
HBeAg negative disease. Journal of Virology. 2011 Nov 9


LN Beaumont, A Gordon, M Kitson, P Lewis, P Crest, S Roberts. An Audit of Patient
Disposition Following Referral to a Tertiary Centre Hepatitis Clinic for Hepatitis C. J
Gastroenterol Hepatol 2013;28 (Suppl. 2): A151


Matthew T. Kitson, Paula Lewis, William W. Kemp, Adam Gordon, Eldho Paul, Stuart K.
Roberts. Vitamin D status and liver stiffness in chronic hepatitis C infection. Hepatology
2014; 60(1); 1545A


Matthew T. Kitson, Stephen Casey, Alan Pham, Adam Gordon, William W. Kemp, Peter
Button, Stuart K. Roberts. Vitamin D level is not associated with liver histology in nonalcoholic
steatohepatitis. Hepatology 2014; 60(1); 892A


Matthew T Kitson, Alan Pham, Adam Gordon, William W Kemp, Peter Button, Stuart K
Roberts. High Dose vitamin D supplementation does not improve liver histology or metabolic
profile in nonalcoholic
steatohepatitis a pilot study. Hepatology 2014; 60(1); 897A


Steve Lontos, Edward Shelton, Peter Angus, Rhys Vaughn, Stuart Roberts, Adam Gordon,
Paul Gow. A randomized controlled trial of trimethoprim sulfamethoxazole versus
norfloxacin for the prevention of infection in cirrhotic patients. Journal of Digestive
Diseases. 2014 May;15(5):260-267

Matthew T Kitson, Alan Pham, Adam Gordon, William Kemp, Stuart K Roberts. Highdose
vitamin D supplementation and liver histology in NASH. Gut 2015 Aug 20. Epub 2015 Aug 20.

Amanda J Wade, Diana M Macdonald, Joseph S Doyle, Adam Gordon, Stuart K Roberts,
Alexander J Thompson, Margaret E Hellard. The Cascade of Care for an Australian
Community Based Hepatitis C Treatment Service. PLoS ONE. 2015 Nov 12;(10)11