A/Prof Miriam Levy

Associate Professor Miriam Levy

Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist

Head of Department, Gastroenterology and Liver Service

  Research interests:
Hepatitis B virus infection and pregnancy and Chronic Liver Disease

  Clinical Expertise:
Liver Disease and Cancer, General Gastroenterology, Bowel Cancer Screening


A/Professor Miriam Levy is a staff specialist and Department Head at the Gastroenterology and Liver Department, Liverpool Hospital. A/Prof Levy completed her medical degree at the University of New South Wales in 1990 (Hons Class 1). In 1996, 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. Following this, she achieved a Doctor in Philosophy 2001 University of Sydney Dissertation: “Role of Fibroblast Activation Protein and other members of the oligopeptidase family in human cirrhosis”.

A/Prof Levy is actively involved in clinical research, including international and national sponsored and investigator led clinical trials. Her investigator led research has addressed clinical questions in viral hepatitis and liver disease and includes work presented in 45 peer reviewed publications, H index 15 and 1300 citations. Her focus in Hepatitis B and C and liver cancer reflects the significant morbidity and mortality from these conditions in her local community due to the extraordinarily high local prevalence. Her clinical expertise includes hepatitis B and C, multidisciplinary management of liver cancer, management of acute gastrointestinal emergencies and related hospitalisations, colon cancer surveillance, evaluation of gastrointestinal symptoms and management of chronic liver disease.


MB BS (Hons class 1)
University of New South Wales 1990

Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Physicians 1996

Ph.D. in Medicine Dissertation
Thesis Title: “Role of Fibroblast Activation Protein and other members of the oligopeptidase family in human cirrhosis” University of Sydney 2001

Conjoint Committee Certified
in Endoscopy and colonoscopy 1996


Staff Specialist (2012 - current)
Head of Department of Gastroenterology and Liver
Liverpool Hospital

Staff Specialist (2002 – 2012)
Department of Gastroenterology and Liver
Liverpool Hospital
Conjoint Associate Professor (2014 – current)
University of Western Sydney

Conjoint Associate Professor (2014 - current)
University of New South Wales

Chair, Hepatitis Governance and Advisory Committee SSWLHD (2010-present)

NSW Representative
Australian Liver Association (ALA) Chapter of Gastroenterology Society of Australia (GESA)

Medical Staff Council Treasurer (prior chair)
Liverpool Hospital

Steering Committee Member
National Clinical Trials Network for Australian Liver Association

Sydney Liver Group

Ministry of Health Outpatient State Wide Referral Criteria Committee


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Liverpool Hospital
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