Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Acute & Chronic Liver Disease
Chronic Abdominal Pain
Dr Jeremy Rajanayagam
Paediatric Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist
MBBS BSc FRACP
Dr. Jeremy Rajanayagam is an Australian trained paediatric Gastroenterologist with a consultant appointment at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne. He graduated from the University of Queensland in 2006, following which he completed his paediatric training, including advanced training in Gastroenterology in leading tertiary hospitals around Australia and New Zealand.
Jeremy was conferred Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2013, after which he embarked on a 2-year liver and intestinal transplant fellowship in the United Kingdom. Jeremy’s interests in child health has also lead him to pursue medical fieldwork in East Africa, India, Egypt and the Torres Strait.
His desire to contribute to his profession has seen his involvement as an active researcher for which he has received a number of prestigious awards including, the National Health Medical Research Council Scholarship, Paediatric Research Award (American Association for the Study of Liver Disease) and Rising Star Award (International Liver Transplant Society).
Jeremy is currently investigating the immune mechanisms of liver disease at the Royal Children’s Hospital, in collaboration with Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunology and the University of Melbourne. Jeremy has recently started consulting as a Paediatric Gastroenterologists at Offspring Child Health Specialists with additional appointments at the Royal Children’s Hospital and Epworth.
He is able to provide flexible new and review appointments with short wait times. He is also happy to be discuss patient referrals. When Jeremy is not working he enjoys being a father to two young children and chasing his kids at the park.