Dr Emilia Prakoso

Dr Emilia Prakoso

Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist

Staff Specialist at Department of Gastroenterology and Liver

    Research and Clinical Expertise:
Hepatology, Endoscopy (gastroscopy, colonoscopy, PEG tube insertion), Capsule Endoscopy and FibroScan®


Dr Emilia Prakoso is a Staff Specialist at the Liverpool Hospital, a Visiting Medical Officer at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, and an Honorary Visiting Medical Officer at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (RPAH). She completed her medical degree in 1997 from Airlangga University in Surabaya, Indonesia, and completed her physician and gastroenterology and hepatology training at RPAH. In 2008, she was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP), and received her gastroscopy and colonoscopy training recognition from the Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA) Conjoint Committee. Dr Prakoso is a member of the Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA), the Australia Liver Association (ALA), the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD), and the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL), and the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA).

Dr Prakoso has further qualifications, completing a Doctor of Philosophy in Medicine in Hepatology (2014), focusing on ductular reaction in hepatitis C recurrence post-liver transplantation, and a Graduate Diploma in Health Science in Health Information Management (2000) from the University of Sydney. She was a recipient of the Endeavour International Postgraduate Research Scholarship/International Postgraduate Award from the University of Sydney. She is a co-investigator in many clinical trials and she has published widely with presentations at local, national and international conferences.

Dr Prakoso has special interests in Hepatology (hepatitis B, hepatitis C, fatty liver, hepatocellular carcinoma, hepatic progenitor cells, advanced liver disease, and liver transplantation) and Capsule Endoscopy. In addition, Dr Prakoso is actively involved in education and training programs for medical students, registrars, and clinicians.


Medical Doctor (MD)
Airlangga University, Indonesia 1997

Graduate Dip of Health Science in Health Information Management
University of Sydney 2000

Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Physicians 2008

Ph.D. in Medicine
The University of Sydney and Centenary Institute 2014
Thesis title: "The ductular reaction in hepatitis C recurrence post-liver transplantation"


Staff Specialist, Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist (Oct 2014 – present)
Department of Gastroenterology and Liver, Liverpool Hospital

Visiting Medical Officer (2015 – present)
Chris O'Brien Lifehouse

Honorary Visiting Medical Officer (Jan 2012 – present)
AW Morrow Gastroenterology and Liver Centre
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

Staff Specialist (2012 – Oct 2014)
Centre for Addiction Medicine
Cumberland/Westmead Hospital

Hepatitis Clinical Medical Officer (2010 – 2012)
AW Morrow Gastroenterology and Liver Centre
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

Select Publications

  1. Patients with non-viral liver disease have a greater tumor burden and less curative treatment options when diagnosed with hepatocellular carcinoma. Mohsen W, Rodov M, Prakoso E, Charlton B, Bowen DG, Koorey DJ, Shackel NA, McCaughan GW, Strasser SI. World J Gastroenterol. 2017 Apr 21;23(15):2763-2770. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i15.2763. PMID: 28487614
  2. An association of large-fibre peripheral nerve dysfunction with non-invasive measures of liver fibrosis secondary to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in diabetes. Williams KH, Burns K, Constantino M, Shackel NA, Prakoso E, Wong J, Wu T, George J, McCaughan GW, Twigg SM. J Diabetes Complications. 2015 Nov-Dec;29(8):1240-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jdiacomp.2015.06.015. PMID: 26297218
  3. Circulating dipeptidyl peptidase-4 activity correlates with measures of hepatocyte apoptosis and fibrosis in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in type 2 diabetes mellitus and obesity: A dual cohort cross-sectional study. Williams KH, Vieira De Ribeiro AJ, Prakoso E, Veillard AS, Shackel NA, Brooks B, Bu Y, Cavanagh E, Raleigh J, McLennan SV, McCaughan GW, Keane FM, Zekry A, Gorrell MD, Twigg SM. J Diabetes. 2015 Nov;7(6):809-19. doi: 10.1111/1753-0407.12237. PMID: 25350950
  4. Analysis of the intrahepatic ductular reaction and progenitor cell responses in hepatitis C virus recurrence after liver transplantation. Prakoso E, Tirnitz-Parker JE, Clouston AD, Kayali Z, Lee A, Gan EK, Ramm GA, Kench JG, Bowen DG, Olynyk JK, McCaughan GW, Shackel NA. Liver Transpl. 2014 Dec;20(12):1508-19. doi: 10.1002/lt.24007. PMID: 25241637
  5. Capsule endoscopy for management of small bowel melanoma-is it time yet? Prakoso E, Selby WS. Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y). 2012 Oct;8(10):694-5. Review. No abstract available. PMID: 24683380

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