MBBS(Flinders), PhD(Adel), FRACP
Dr Marc Le Mire is a Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist who practises at 480 Specialist Centre, Wakefield Clinic, Tennyson Centre and Central Districts Hospital and visits Kapunda Hospital and Angaston District Hospital. He is also a Senior Staff Specialist in the Gastroenterology Unit and Liver Clinic at the Royal Adelaide Hospital.
Born in Canada and raised in Adelaide, Dr Le Mire graduated from Flinders University in 1989, being awarded the Staff Prize for Medicine in his final year. He trained first in infectious diseases medicine then in gastroenterology in Adelaide, Darwin and Sydney. A research project at the University of Adelaide looking at hepatitis B infection followed and he was awarded the Young Investigator Award, Asia Pacific Digestive Week, 2001, and then a PhD in 2003.
After a liver fellowship in Oxford (UK), Dr Le Mire returned to Adelaide as Clinical Director of Gastroenterology at Lyell McEwin Hospital and Senior Staff Specialist at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, where he continues to work. His work has included the implementation of the first FibroScan service in South Australia and he is also involved in postgraduate training and clinical trials.
Dr Le Mire is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and member of the Gastroenterology Society of Australia and the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. He is also a Senior Lecturer at the University of Adelaide.
Dr Le Mire and his wife, Louise, have three children. He enjoys tennis and bushwalking.
Dr Le Mire offers a broad range of services, complemented by dietitians and an inflammatory bowel disease nurse, including:
- general gastroenterology, including endoscopy and colonoscopy,
- bowel cancer prevention,
- coeliac disease,
- GORD and dyspepsia,
- inflammatory bowel disease, including biological therapy,
- minor anorectal disorders, including banding of haemorrhoids,
- multimodal management of irritable bowel syndrome,
- liver diseases, including viral hepatitis,
- autoimmune and metabolic liver diseases,
- FibroScan (via RAH Liver Clinic, fax 7074 6274), and
- complex and advanced liver diseases (via RAH Liver Clinic, fax 7074 6274).
Ph: (08) 8292 2370
520 South Road, Kurralta Park, SA 5037
Ph: (08) 8359 2411
270 Wakefield Street, Adelaide, SA 5000
480 Specialist Centre
Ph: (08) 8465 6370
480 North East Road, Windsor Gardens, SA 5087