Dr. Ilmars Lidums, MBBS, PhD, FRACP
|Dr. Ilmars Lidums
MBBS, PhD, FRACP
Dr. Ilmars Lidums was born and raised in Adelaide. He studied medicine at the University of Adelaide and completed specialty training at the Flinders Medical Centre, obtaining his fellowship in Gastroenterology (FRACP) in 1994.
He continued medical training at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, undergoing full-time research at The University of Adelaide in the field of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, and was awarded a PhD in 2000 for his research thesis, "Pharmacological Control of The Lower Oesophageal Sphincter"
In 1999 he was appointed Consultant Gastroenterologist at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, South Australia and Senior Lecturer in the School of Medicine, University of Adelaide. He was instrumental in bringing video capsule endoscopy to South Australia and in 2003 was the first clinician in SA to perform this procedure.
He continues to be actively involved in research and his work has been presented at international conferences and published in prestigious international journals. His main interests are in advanced endoscopy techniques, video capsule endoscopy and bowel cancer screening.
- Prince Alfred College, Kent Town, SA
- The University of Adelaide Medical School
Graduated in 1988 with MBBS
- Royal Australasian College of Physicians
Awarded FRACP 1994
- The University of Adelaide
Enrolled in a PhD (Doctor of Philosophy)
- 1988 - Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery , University of Adelaide
- 1994 - Fellowship of Royal Australian College of Physicians (Gastroenterology)
- 2000 - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) University of Adelaide
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