Dr Alexander graduated from Monash University in 1998. He became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2006 after completing advanced training in gastroenterology at Geelong Hospital and Monash Medical Centre in Melbourne. He subsequently undertook an advanced therapeutic endoscopy fellowship at the leading endoscopy centre in Australia, Westmead Hospital in Sydney.
Dr Alexander has extensive experience in performing gastroscopy, colonoscopy and Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and is accredited to undertake these procedures by the Gastroenterological Society of Australia.
Dr Alexander’s clinical work and research interests include colorectal cancer prevention, Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD), Barrett’s oesophagus, inflammatory bowel disease and the diagnosis and management of pancreatico-biliary diseases.
Dr Alexander has undertaken advanced training in the management of complex pre-malignant and early mucosal malignancies throughout the gastrointestinal tract as well as palliative stenting of advanced gastrointestinal cancers. He is particularly interested in quality outcome measures in endoscopy (adenoma detection, completion and complication rates). He is active in clinical research, is co-investigator of multi-centre national studies and has published in leading national and international journals.