Dr Paul Edwards

Dr Paul Edwards

Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist

VMO Gastroenterologist at Department of Gastroenterology and Liver

  Research Interests:
New techniques in Pancreatico-Biliary endoscopy, Quality and Safety in Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy

  Clinical Expertise:
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio-Pancreatography, Direct cholangioscopy (Spyglass)


Dr Paul Edwards is a Visiting Medical Officer (VMO) Gastroenterologist at Liverpool Hospital and Fairfield District Hospital. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Sydney (1982) and undertook his internship and advanced training in gastroenterology at St Vincent’s Darlinghurst from 1982-1989. Following this he completed a Doctor of Philosophy in Medicine from the University of New South Wales in 1993.

In 1991, Dr Edwards was awarded International Travelling Fellowship to train in ERCP at Duke University, North Carolina. After completing his fellowship, he returned to Australia and was appointed VMO in Gastroenterology at St Vincent’s Darlinghurst. Since then, he has served as the Head of the Department of Gastroenterology at St Vincent’s Darlinghurst (1995-1997) and at St Vincent’s Private Clinic (2004-2007).

Dr Edwards specialises in therapeutic ERCP and has personally performed over 15,000 ERCPs since returning to Australia in 1993. He has a special interest in direct cholangioscopy (Spyglass) and has performed more of these procedures than anyone else is Australia. He has been an invited demonstrator/lecturer in ERCP and cholangioscopy in Cape Town (2016), Royal North Shore l ERCP meeting (2016) and RPA Endoskills program (2017).


University of Sydney 1982

PhD in Medicine
University of New South Wales 1993

International Travelling Fellowship in ERCP
Duke University 1990 - 1993


Visiting Medical Officer, Gastroenterologist (1997 – present)
Department of Gastroenterology and Liver, Liverpool Hospital

Visiting Medical Officer, Gastroenterologist (1995 – present)
Department of Gastroenterology and Liver, Fairfield District Hospital

Head of Department of Gastroenterology (2004-2007)
St Vincent’s Private Clinic

Head of Department of Gastroenterology (1995-1997)
St Vincent’s Hospital Darlinghurst

Visiting Medical Officer, Gastroenterologist (1993)
St Vincent’s Darlinghurst

Select Publications

  1. Thoracic osteomyelitis: an unusual adverse event of esophageal stenting. Zhang L, Edwards P, Bassan M. Gastrointest Endosc. 2017 Jun;85(6):1290-1291. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2016.09.035. PMID: 27713039
  2. Incision therapy for an unusual esophageal stricture. Bassan MS, Shetti M, Edwards P, Abi-Hanna D, Koo J. Gastrointest Endosc. 2016 Feb;83(2):451. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2015.08.015. PMID: 26278656

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