Speciality

Subspeciality

  • Gastroenterology
  • Functional bowel disease, Gastrointestinal cancer and its prevention, Hepatology, Inflammatory bowel disease

Areas of interest

Iron deficiency and anemia, Reflux, Peptic disease, Coeliac disease

About

Dr Mark Lust is a consultant gastroenterologist and endoscopist. He graduated from Monash University and completed his basic physician training at the Alfred Hospital. He undertook specialist training in Gastroenterology at Box Hill, The Royal Melbourne and St. Vincent's Hospitals and was admitted to the Royal College of Physicians in 2005. Mark was awarded a PhD by the University of Melbourne in 2008 for his research in the field of Inflammatory Bowel Disease. In 2009, he completed a Clinical Fellowship at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, UK, before returning to clinical practice in Melbourne.

Mark's special interest lies in the management of patients with inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis) but he maintains a broad range of interests in other areas of gastroenterology and hepatology, including gastroscopy and colonoscopy, coeliac disease, reflux disease, functional bowel disorders and liver diseases.

Mark is a member of the Gastroenterological Society of Australia and regularly attends and speaks at local meetings as well as national and international conferences. He is involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.

Mark is a Staff Gastroenterologist at St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne and consults privately at 100 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne as well as 179 Princes Hwy, Werribee. Endoscopy is performed at Epworth Freemasons Day Procedure Centre.

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Focus Gastroenterology

Suite 419
100 Victoria Parade
East Melbourne VIC 3002

Consulting Location

179 Princes Hwy
Werribee VIC 3030

Epworth locations

Hospital

Epworth Freemasons Victoria Parade

Qualifications

  • MBBS, Monash University
  • FRACP, Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • PhD, University of Melbourne

Education and training

  • University of Melbourne - honorary lecturer
  • RACP - lecturer
  • St Vincent's Hospital - endoscopy supervisor

Professional Associations

  • Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • Gastroenterological Society of Australia

Public Appointments

  • St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne