Dr. Michael Bourke, Director of ESD
Dr. Michael Bourke is the Director of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy at Westmead Hospital and the past chairman of the Australian Gastrointestinal EndoscopyAssociation. He is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Sydney Medical School. He is Co-editor of the journal Endoscopy (Journal of the European society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy), associate editor and Colorectal section editor for the Video journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Encyclopedia of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and a member of several other editorial boards.
Dr. Bourke is a global leader in colonoscopy and polypectomy including complex and advanced techniques for polypectomy, endoscopic mucosal resection for mucosal neoplasia throughout the GI tract including ERCP and Barrett’s esophagus. He is co-founder of NETI (the National Endoscopy Training Institute) and the convenor of the Sydney International Endoscopy Symposium (the annual Westmead Endoscopy meeting) with a delegation of more than 500 registrants annually.