Dr Astrid-Jane Williams

Dr Astrid-Jane Williams

Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist

BSc (UQ), MBBS (UQ), FRACP, MHSc (UBC Canada)
Staff Specialist at Department of Gastroenterology and Liver

  Research Interests:
Quality and safety in multidisciplinary care for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

  Clinical Expertise:
Inflammatory Bowel Disease, General Gastroenterology

Profile

Dr Astrid-Jane Williams has recently joined the Gastroenterology Department at Liverpool Hospital. This is on the background of returning from Vancouver, Canada in 2017 after completing an Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinical Fellowship and Masters of Health Science through the University of British Columbia.
 
Dr Williams completed her Gastroenterology Advanced Training at Liverpool and Royal Prince Alfred Hospitals in Sydney, New South Wales. Concurrently with her Gastroenterology Advanced Training she held the position of Senior Medical Registrar in 2012 at Liverpool Hospital. Preceding this, she obtained her Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery at the University of Queensland in 2007, with junior residency training occurring at the Alice Springs and Nambour Base Hospitals.
 
Dr Williams has published in the fields of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Viral Hepatitis and General Gastroenterology. Her research and clinical endeavours are continuing within such fields, in particular through her contribution to the IBD Unit at Liverpool Hospital, including the planned development of Pregnancy in IBD and Paediatric to Adult Transition Care Clinics. Furthermore, she is assisting with the development of a General Gastroenterology nurse led clinic.

Education

Bachelor of Science
University of Queensland 2004

MBBS
University of Queensland 2007

FRACP
Royal Australian College of Physicians 2015

Masters of Health Science
University of British Columbia 2017

Positions

Staff Specialist, Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist (April 2018 – present)
Department of Gastroenterology and Liver, Liverpool Hospital

Select Publications

  1. Fecal Calprotectin in Pregnancy. Greenup AJ, Rosenfeld G, Leung Y. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2017 Oct;23(10):E49-E50. doi: 10.1097/MIB.0000000000001241. PMID: 28906294
  2. Ustekinumab use in Crohn's disease: a Canadian tertiary care centre experience. Greenup AJ, Rosenfeld G, Bressler B. Scand J Gastroenterol. 2017 Dec;52(12):1354-1359. doi: 10.1080/00365521.2017.1373847. PMID: 28885058
  3. FOCUS: Future of fecal calprotectin utility study in inflammatory bowel disease. Rosenfeld G, Greenup AJ, Round A, Takach O, Halparin L, Saadeddin A, Ho JK, Lee T, Enns R, Bressler B. World J Gastroenterol. 2016 Sep 28;22(36):8211-8. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i36.8211. PMID: 27688663
  4. Medical Imaging in Small Bowel Crohn's Disease-Computer Tomography Enterography, Magnetic Resonance Enterography, and Ultrasound: "Which One Is the Best for What?". Greenup AJ, Bressler B, Rosenfeld G. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2016 May;22(5):1246-61. doi: 10.1097/MIB.0000000000000727. Review. PMID: 27070909
  5. Patients with Ulcerative Colitis Are More Concerned About Complications of Their Disease than Side Effects of Medications. Thompson KD, Connor SJ, Walls DM, Gollins J, Stewart SK, Bewtra M, Baumblatt GL, Holubar SD, Greenup AJ, Sechi A, Girgis A, Rubin DT, Siegel CA. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2016 Apr;22(4):940-7. doi: 10.1097/MIB.0000000000000740. PMID:26950308

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Gastroenterology and Liver
Clinic E (123), Level 1
Liverpool Hospital
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LIVERPOOL NSW 2170

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