Sri Selvaratnam

Sri is a New Zealand trained Gastroenterologist who grew up in the Bay of Plenty. He attended Medical School at the University of Auckland before completing his Advanced Training in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Internal Medicine. Sri subsequently completed an overseas Fellowship in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Therapeutic Endoscopy, working with Professor Rupert Long, an international expert in this field. During this time, Sri was also awarded a Master of Research Degree with Distinction for his research investigating the emerging challenges in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Sri has a strong emphasis on comprehensive patient focused care and he also currently practices at Middlemore Hospital as a consultant Gastroenterologist, Hepatologist and General Physician.

Areas of expertise:

  • Endoscopy – diagnostic and therapeutic gastroscopy and colonoscopy, chromoendoscopy
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Gastro-oesophageal reflux
  • Coeliac Disease
  • Colorectal cancer screening
  • Liver disease

Current employment:

  • Consultant Gastroenterologist, Hepatologist and General Physician (Middlemore Hospital)
  • Clinical Lead: Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinical Trials and inflammatory Bowel Disease Biologic Infusions (Middlemore Hospital)
  • Janssen Inflammatory Bowel Disease National Advisory Board Member
  • Honorary Clinical Lecturer, University of Auckland


  • MBChB (Distinction), MRES (Distinction), FRACP

Overseas Experience:

  • Gastroenterology/Inflammatory Bowel Disease Fellow: Macquarie University Hospital, Sydney, Australia
  • Locum Gastroenterologist, New South Wales, Australia
  • Honorary Conjoint Lecturer, Macquarie University

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