Doctor Profile

Mr Gary Crosthwaite

Mr Gary Crosthwaite is the Director of the General Surgery and Gastroenterology Clinical Institute at Epworth HealthCare. Mr Crosthwaite, is an Upper GI Surgeon with extensive experience in surgical oncology and laparoscopic surgery including fundoplication, hiatus hernia repair and achalasia surgery. He also has significant experience of POEM for Achalasia and currently undertakes this procedure at Epworth. He is also involved in clinical education of Registrars, Residents, Fellows and medical students .



  • General Surgery

Clinical Institute

Special Interests

  • Upper GI surgery
  • Antireflux surgery
  • Achalasia surgery - POEM Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy
  • Gastroscopy and colonoscopy
  • Gastric and oesophageal cancer


  • MBBS University of Melbourne 1982
  • FRACS 1992

Contact Details & For Appointments

+61 3 9329 3336

Consulting Address

    • Epworth Centre
    • Suite 7.6
    • 32 Erin Street
    • Richmond VIC 3121

Professional Associations

  • AMA
  • ISDE
  • OESO
  • EAES

Epworth Appointments

  • Director, General Surgery and Gastroenterology Clinical Institute