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Dr Kunal Thacker

Dr Kunal Thacker works as a paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead (CHW), Sydney. At Children’s hospital, he is also involved in regular educational and research activities especially focusing on Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Eosinophilic Oesophagitis. He was working as a senior consultant in Perth children’s hospital, Western Australia prior to his move to Sydney.

Kunal earned a gold medal while completing specialist Paediatrician training in India. After moving to Australia he specialized in paediatric gastroenterology and hepatology from The Children’s Hospital at Westmead in Sydney. Additional training included a year of clinical fellowship at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Toronto, Canada.

He is accredited by the Conjoint Committee for Recognition of Training in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (Australia) to perform endoscopic procedures (Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy) for children of all ages. He specializes in all gastrointestinal issues affecting the well being of children from birth to adolescence.

Kunal has supervised trainees for research projects leading to presentations in national and international meetings in addition to publications in peer-reviewed journals. He is passionate to provide streamlined care for children with complex needs like Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Eosinophilic oesophagitis.

He is dedicated to supporting and improving the quality of life of children with gastrointestinal disorders. When not working he loves to spend time with his wife and two children, travelling and exploring the city.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Eosinophilic Oesophagitis
Functional Gut Disorders including Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Coeliac Disease
Liver Diseases

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City West Specialist Day Hospital

30 Mons Road Westmead NSW 2145