Specialist Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist
Dr Jo Chen received her medical degree from the University of New South Wales before training in the field of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. After completion of her Fellowship (FRACP) in 2013, she undertook further extensive, advanced training with a fellowship in Inflammatory Bowel Disease at Concord Hospital and in Hepatology and Liver Transplantation in Vancouver Canada. She also completed a postgraduate Master of Philosophy (Medicine) in the area of inflammatory bowel disease.
Dr Chen provides care for patients in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the digestive and gastro-intestinal tract and liver. She speaks both English and Mandarin. She is approachable and seeks clarification with a desire to understand the concerns of her patients. Her care is empathetic which helps patients cope effectively with diagnosis and their illness.
Dr Chen provides comprehensive consultations and endoscopy services, including gastroscopy and colonoscopy. She is a VMO at Norwest Private Hospital, Healthwoods Endoscopy Centre, and Bankstown-Lidcombe Public Hospital. Dr Chen has also been involved in the training of the younger generation of doctors. She served as the Acting Director of Physician Education at Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital and the Lead Examination Organiser and organised the annual FRACP Adult Medicine Clinical Examination at Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital in 2018. She continues to be involved in the education and training of the junior doctors at Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital.
Meet Dr Chen
Jo loves hiking, travelling, and dogs. She thinks the best trip she has ever done was the hiking in Patagonia!