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Ian Yusoff - Interventional Endoscopist & Gastroenterologist

📜 Specialty

Endoscopic Ultrasound and Pancreaticobiliary Endoscopy

🎓 Education

  • Undergraduate: University of Western Australia
  • Postgraduate GI Training: Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Western Australia
  • Postgraduate GI Training: Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia
  • Fellowship: Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Western Australia
  • Fellowship: McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Ass. Prof. Ian Yusoff is a gastroenterologist with subspecialty interests in pancreaticobiliary diseases. Procedurally, his main interests are in endoscopic ultrasound and pancreaticobiliary endoscopy. He is an integral part of the new endoscopic ultrasound service established at Hollywood in 2019.

His specific interests are patients with pancreatitis, pancreatic cystic disease and pancreaticobiliary malignancy. Given the complex nature of these conditions, all patients are managed in a multidisciplinary context to ensure adherence to best practice evidence-based principles.

He is actively involved in clinical research with specific interests in outcomes of endoscopy and technology assessment.

Ass. Prof. Yusoff also has a public appointment at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and an adjunct appointment at The University of Western Australia as Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine.

He is currently on a number of national advisory committees including the Cancer Council of Australia and the Royal Australasian College of Pathologists.

Honours and Awards


Ass. Prof. Ian Yusoff completed his gastroenterology training in Perth. He subsequently undertook fellowship training at McGill University in interventional endoscopy and at the University of Montreal in endoscopic ultrasound. He also completed further studies in epidemiology while at McGill University.

Professional Medical Memberships/committees

  • Cancer Council of Australia
  • Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA)
  • Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)

Academic Appointments

  • Private appointment - Hollywood Private Hospital, Perth
  • Public appointment - Osborne Park Hospital (ASI Open Access Endoscopy)
  • Public appointment - Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth
  • Clinical Associate Professor of medicine - The University of Western Australia



  1. The role of cytology
    1. Kumarasinge P and Yusoff I
  2. Definitive therapy of colonic angioectasia by submucosal coagulation
    Sriram N, Bar-Yishay I, Kumarasinghe P, Yusoff I, Segarajasingam D, Bourke MJ, Raftopoulos S
  3. Australian clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of Barrett's esophagus and early esophageal adenocarcinoma
    Whiteman DC, Appleyard M, Bahin FF, Bobryshev YV, Bourke MJ, Brown I, Chung A, Clouston A, Dickins E, Emery J, Eslick GD, Gordon LG, Grimpen F, Hebbard G, Holliday L, Hourigan LF, Kendall BJ, Lee EY, Levert-Mignon A, Lord RV, Lord SJ, Maule D, Moss A, Norton I, Olver I, Pavey D, Raftopoulos S, Rajendra S, Schoeman M, Singh R, Sitas F, Smithers BM, Taylor AC, Thomas ML, Thomson I, To H, von Dincklage J, Vuletich C, Watson DI, Yusoff IF
  4. Hot avulsion: a modification of an existing technique for management of nonlifting areas of a polyp (with video)
    Veerappan SG, Ormonde D, Yusoff IF, Raftopoulos SC
  5. Intramural gastric abscess from dropped gallstones presenting as a subepithelial lesion (with video)
    Chen HC, Tee CT, Segarajasingam DS, Raftopoulos SC, Yusoff IF
  6. Wire assisted transpancreatic septotomy, needle knife precut or both for difficult biliary access
    Chan CH, Brennan FN, Zimmerman MJ, Ormonde DG, Raftopoulos SC, Yusoff IF
  7. Loop tip wire guided cannulation is a safe and effective technique even when performed by trainee endoscopists. (abstract)
    Chan CH, Brennan FC, Raftopoulos SC, Yusoff F
  8. Outcomes of endoscopic mucosal resection of Barrett’s mucosa with high grade dysplasia and intramucosal oesophageal cancer. (abstract)
    Raftopoulos SC, Ormonde D, Brennan FN, Yusoff IF
  9. Gastric intraepithelial neoplasia in a Western population
    Raftopoulos SC, Kumarasinghe P, de Boer B, Iacobelli J, Kontorinis N, Fermoyle S, Olynyk J, Forrest C, Ee HC, Yusoff IF
  10. A cohort study of missed and new cancers after esophagogastroduodenoscopy
    Raftopoulos SC, Segarajasingam DS, Burke V, Ee HC, Yusoff IF
  11. Epstein-Barr virus-associated cholangiopathy: a new disease entity?
    Raftopoulos SC, Garas G, Price R, de Boer WB, Jeffrey GP, Yusoff IF
  12. Gastroenterology Emergencies in the Coronary Care Unit
    Ee H, Yusoff I
  13. Radiotherapy in Locally Advanced Pancreas Cancer
    McGrath A, Yusoff I et al
  14. Exercise as medicine in the management of pancreatic cancer: a case study
    Cormie P, Spry N, Jasas K, Johansson M, Yusoff IF, Newton RU, Galvão DA
  15. Detection of Hypoxia with F-18 fluoromisonidazole (F-18 FMISO) Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography (PET/CT) in Suspected or Proven Pancreatic Cancer
    Segard T, Robins PD, Yusoff IF, Ee H, Morandeau L, Campbell EM, Francis RJ
  16. Optimizing the multimodal approach to pancreatic cyst fluid diagnosis : Developing a volume-based triage protocol
    Chai SM, Herba K, Kumarasinghe MP, de Boer WB, Amanuel B, Grieu-Iacopetta F, Lim EM, Segarajasingam D, Yusoff I, Choo C, Frost F
  17. Diagnosis and management of cholecystitis and cholangitis
    Yusoff IF, Barkun JS, Barkun AN
  18. Staging esophageal adenocarcinoma
    Yusoff IF, Sahai AV

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