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

Areas of interest


Dr Sally Liang James is a dedicated, approachable female gastroenterologist with over a decade of extensive experience in all areas of complex gastroenterology. She recognises the importance of the therapeutic relationship in holistic medical management. She enjoys the challenges of diagnosing and treating a large range of gastrointestinal disorders, encompassing cancer, inflammatory bowel and coeliac diseases, and the full spectrum of functional gut disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome. Sally is passionate about health promotion, patient collaboration and cancer screening, and encourages patients to be proactive in their own health care. She works closely with other specialists in all fields, and is keenly up to date with new and innovative research. She trained at St Vincents and Concord Hospital Sydney and was awarded her doctoral thesis entitled Dietary Fibre and FODMAPs in Inflammatory Bowel Disease in 2010. Sally is involved in research and education, has publications in prestigious local and international journals (namely Internal Medicine Journal and Gut), tutors undergraduates and Advanced Trainees and is a regular supervisor for Endoscopic Training for physicians, surgeons and nurse endoscopists. 

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

4 Normanby Pl.
Richmond VIC 3121

Consulting Location

Epworth Eastern - East Wing Tower

Level 9, Suite 9.6
1 Arnold Street
Box Hill VIC 3128

Epworth locations


Epworth Eastern


Epworth Richmond


  • MBBS University of Melbourne 1995
  • FRACP 2002
  • PhD Monash University 2010

Education and training

  • Sally graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1995
  • Undertook physician training through St Vincents Hospital (Melbourne)
  • Advanced training in gastroenterology at Concord Hospital (Sydney)
  • Completed her PhD in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Diet with thesis entitled Dietary Fibre and FODMAPs in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Professional Associations

  • AMA
  • RACP
  • GESA
  • IBD Australia
  • National Bowel Cancer Screening Program

Public Appointments

  • Eastern Health
  • Alfred Health

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