Dr Patricia Kaazan
Dr Patricia Kaazan was born and raised in Lebanon, graduating from the Lebanese University in 2011. She started physician training there before moving to Australia in 2013 where she completed training at the Central Adelaide Local Health Network. Her gastroenterology training was undertaken at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and Logan Hospital (Brisbane). She then went on to complete a two-year luminal fellowship at Princess Alexandra Hospital (Brisbane) with special focus on Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), intestinal failure and motility disorders. During that time she has participated in regular general and transplant liver clinics and ward service.
She has authored multiple peer-reviewed papers and is an active researcher.
Dr Kaazan is interested in improving IBD patient care with Gastrointestinal ultrasound (GiUS). She holds a graduate diploma in abdominal sonography and has completed a GiUS fellowship at the Mater Hospital (Brisbane).
- General gastroenterology and hepatology
- Inflammatory bowel disease
- Gut failure and motility
- Endoscopy, colonoscopy, capsule endoscopy
- Intestinal ultrasound
Qualifications and memberships
- Medical Doctor, Lebanese University, 2011
- Australian Medical Council Certificate, 2014
- Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, 2021
- Graduate Diploma Abdominal Sonography, 2020
- International Bowel Ultrasound (IBUS) certificate, 2022
- Member, International Bowel Ultrasound Group (IBUS)
- Member, Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA)
- Member, European Crohn’s Colitis Organisation (ECCO)
- Member, Australasian society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (AuSPEN)