Dr A James Daveson, MBBS(Qld) FRACP, completed his medical degree at the University of Queensland and completed his physician training in gastroenterology at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s, and the Princess Alexandra Hospital. Post fellowship Dr James Daveson accepted a consultant position at the Princess Alexandra Hospital where he introduced balloon enteroscopy.
With an interest in facilitating safe regional access to investigations traditionally located within central metropolitan locations, he has subsequently established capsule endoscopy and double balloon enteroscopy at both the Mackay and Logan Hospitals in Queensland. He now continues to run a small bowel clinic at Logan hospital whilst maintaining a private practice in both Mackay and Brisbane (located at St Andrew’s Hospital).
During his training he received the Blackwell Publishing Clinical Award for excellence as well the Queensland Gastroenterology Society Young Investigator of the Year. He is a senior Lecturer with the University of Queensland School of Medicine, with research and clinical interests including coeliac disease as well as small bowel imaging techniques such as capsule endoscopy and double balloon enteroscopy.
He has been published internationally in peer-reviewed journals and is regularly asked to speak on