Anthony G. Catto-Smith
Professor Tony G Catto-Smith is Director of the Department of Gastroenterology and Clinical Nutrition at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne. He qualified in medicine from St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London, trained in paediatrics in the UK and Australia, then in paediatric gastroenterology at the University of Calgary in Canada. After returning to Melbourne in 1990, he pioneered the introduction of clinical techniques for the measurement of gastrointestinal motility at RCH. He has continued a strong clinical interest in disorders of colorectal function and published extensively in this area. A major clinical achievement has been the introduction of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy placement for children in Australia. Other clinical and research interests include the pathogenesis and treatment of Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis. He is the author of over 100 journal articles.