Mr Geoff Kohn, MBBS(Hons), MSurg, FACS, FRACS Geoff is a Melbourne-based Oesophagogastric Surgeon. He obtained his FRACS in 2007 and then spent 3 years in the United States, first in the Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery at UNC-Chapel Hill and then at USC in Los Angeles in Dr Tom Demeester's Foregut surgery unit.
He subsequently studied oesophageal physiology in NorthWestern University's lab under Drs Kahrilas and Pandolfino. Geoff has a keen interest in academic surgery, has authored various journal articles and book chapters and was previously awarded best paper at DDW. He holds positions in multiple international surgical societies, including being current President of the Australasian Neurogastroenterology and Motility Association (ANGMA) and Co-chair of SAGES Guidelines Committee.
He regularly runs teaching courses for surgeons, gastroenterologists and trainees including workshops for POEM and postgraduate courses on oesophageal physiology testing. Current research interests include outcomes research in gastrointestinal surgery and studies in oesophageal physiology.