Dr Rajesh Bhatia is an accredited Gastroenterologist, Hepatologist and Interventional endoscopist. He has over 25 years of experience, working both overseas and in Australia. He is passionate about delivering a high-quality patient experience and believes that excellent communication along with an evidence-based approach is the cornerstone to providing holistic patient centered care.

Raj works through Epworth Eastern where he consults and performs gastroscopies, colonoscopies and Endoscopic Ultrasound(EUS), offering comprehensive gastroenterology services. He has VMO appointments through Eastern Health and is passionately involved in training junior doctors and medical students.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Eastern

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Eastern Gastroenterology

Suite 6 120 Thames Street
Box Hill North VIC 3129

Special interests

  • Evaluation and treatment of iron deficiency
  • Colonoscopies for polyp surveillance and National Bowel Screening programme
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome and its management with diet and lifestyle modification, focusing on food intolerance's and mind gut axis
  • Endoscopic surveillance of Barrett's and gastric intestinal metaplasia & Endoscopic Ultrasound for evaluation of pancreatic cysts, tumours, gall bladder microlithiasis and obstructive jaundice evaluation
  • Management of liver conditions like fatty liver, hepatitis, haemochromatosis and autoimmune liver disease

Education and training

  • Supervisor for advanced trainees in Gastroenterology
  • Teaching Medical students and interns


  • MBBS
  • MD
  • DM Gastroenterology
  • MRCP

Professional Associations

  • AMA
  • GESA
The Institute focuses on surgical treatment of the abdominal organs, as well as the thyroid gland and hernias.