Our Specialists - Clayton Endoscopy


Our Directors of Nursing & Executive Director of Nursing

Esther Power – Director of Nursing







Esther qualified as a Registered Nurse at Dr Steevens' Hospital in Dublin, Ireland. From there she went on to work as a Psychiatry Nurse at St Patricks Hospital, also in Dublin.


After moving to Australia, Esther held a number of positions including Charge Nurse (Unit Manager) at Prince Henry's Hospital and Melbourne Director of Nursing at Melbourne Endoscopy’s Melbourne centre, before taking on her current role of Director of Nursing at our Clayton centre.


Esther is a current member of the Gastroenterological Nurses College of Australia (GENCA) and a former Secretary of GENCA Victoria.


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Dr David Devonshire







Dr David Devonshire MBBS (Hons) FRACP is a Monash University graduate, who completed advanced Gastroenterology training at Monash Health Melbourne, then an Interventional Endoscopy Fellowship at the Digestive Disease Centre, Medical University of South Carolina under the stewardship of Prof Peter Cotton and Prof Rob Hawes.


He returned to Melbourne as Director of Endoscopy for Southern Health, a teaching hospital of Monash University Health Sciences where he has a special interest in ERCP, Cholangioscopy and interventional luminal endoscopy for the detection and treatment of neoplasia and benign disease in adults and children. A great team of endoscopy nurses and endoscopy fellows complement a very active endoscopy service. He enjoys interactive live endoscopy workshops in Australia and abroad.


Melbourne Endoscopy has provided a perfectly located and experienced team to compliment his patient care needs over many years.


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Dr Rimma Goldberg




Rimma Goldberg is a consultant Gastroenterologist at Monash Health.  


She graduated from the University of Melbourne and completed Gastroenterology Training at St Vincent’s Hospital and Monash Health. 


Following the completion of her training, Dr Goldberg undertook an Inflammatory Bowel Disease Fellowship at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust and a PhD at King’s College London -where she worked on developing novel cell based therapies for Crohn’s Disease. 


Dr Goldberg has now returned to Monash Health where she will be working with early phase clinical trials for Inflammatory Bowel Disease as well as general clinical gastroenterology.  She has experience managing all aspects of inflammatory bowel disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, as well as performing Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy


Dr Benjamin Katz



Dr Ben Katz is Director of Kew Endoscopy since its inception in 2003. Dr Katz graduated from medicine in 1981 and completed his fellowship specializing in Gastroenterology in 1991 through Prince Henry’s Hospital and Monash Medical Centre.


 His practice includes management of digestive diseases including Gastro-Oesophageal reflux, peptic ulcer disease, Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Colon Cancer screening and Hepato-biliary disease. He is fully certified for endscopic procedures including Gastroscopy, Colonoscopy and Capsule Endoscopy of the Small intestine.


Dr Katz has appointments at Monash Medical Centre, Cabrini Hospital and Epworth Hospital. He is a member of RACP and GESA and regularly attends local and international conferences.


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Dr Mel Korman


Watch this space – Profile coming soon  


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Dr Michael Swan








Dr Michael Swan MBBS (Hons) FRACP is a gastroenterologist specialising in therapeutic and interventional endoscopy.

After graduating from Monash University Medical School with 1st class honors in 1998, Michael trained as a physician and gastroenterologist at Southern Health and Geelong hospitals. Following specialist accreditation, Michael undertook three further fellowship years in clinical endoscopy at Southern Health, Westmead Hospital (Sydney) and St Michael’s Hospital (Toronto, Canada) learning and gaining skills from leading experts in Australia and around the world.


Michael has extensive training in all fields of gastroenterology with expertise in therapeutic endoscopy, screening and early treatment of gastrointestinal cancers and pancreaticobiliary conditions. Michael has published multiple articles on clinical gastroenterology and endoscopy and continues to be actively involved in ongoing research through Monash Health.


He is a fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physicians (RACP), and a member of Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA), American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) and European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE).

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Dr Debbie Nathan

Debbie Nathan graduated from Monash University with honours in 1997, and went on to complete her Gastroenterology training at Monash Medical Centre and then an Inflammatory Bowel Disease fellowship at Box Hill Hospital.

She was admitted to The Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2005 and has publications in several gastroenterology journals.


She now works as a Consultant Gastroenterologist at both Monash Medical Centre and Box Hill Hospital in the areas of Hepatology and Inflammatory Bowel Disease, also performing Fibroscan.


She works in private practice in Clayton where she specialises and has an interest in Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Bowel Cancer screening and performs Gastroscopy, Colonoscopy and capsule Endoscopy.


She admits to Jessie MacPherson Private Hospital and performs procedures at Melbourne Endoscopy, Clayton.

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