Dr Simon Ghaly

Gastroenterologist, Sydney | Consulting at the Diagnostic Endoscopy Centre, Darlinghurst

DR SIMON GHALYGastroenterologist


  • Head of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Service
  • Staff Specialist, St. Vincent’s Hospital
  • Lecturer, School of Medicine, UNSW Sydney

Qualifications: M.B., B.S. (Hons), FRACP

Certifications: GESA colonoscopy Recertification in Colonoscopy 2018-2021

Special Interests

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis)
  • Review article: consensus statements on therapeutic drug monitoring of anti-tumour necrosis factor therapy in inflammatory bowel diseases. Mitrev N, Vande Casteele N, Seow CH, Andrews JM, Connor SJ, Moore GT, Barclay M, Begun J, Bryant R, Chan W, Corte C, Ghaly S, Lemberg DA, Kariyawasam V, Lewindon P, Martin J, Mountifield R, Radford-Smith G, Slobodian P, Sparrow M, Toong C, van Langenberg D, Ward MG, Leong RW; IBD Sydney Organisation and the Australian Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Consensus Working Group. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2017 Dec;46(11-12):1037-1053. doi: 10.1111/apt.14368. Epub 2017 Oct 13. Review.
  • UV Irradiation of Skin Enhances Glycolytic Flux and Reduces Migration Capabilities in Bone Marrow-Differentiated Dendritic Cells McGonigle TA, Keane KN, Ghaly S, Carter KW, Anderson D, Scott NM, Goodridge HS, Dwyer A, Greenland E, Pixley FJ, Newsholme P, Hart PH. Am J Pathol. 2017 Sep;187(9):2046-2059. doi: 10.1016/j.ajpath.2017.06.003. Epub 2017 Jul 11.
  • High Vitamin D-Binding Protein Concentration, Low Albumin, and Mode of Remission Predict Relapse in Crohn’s Disease Simon Ghaly, Kevin Murray, Angela Baird, Katherine Martin, Ruth Prosser, Justine Mill, Lisa A Simms, Prue H Hart, Graham Radford-Smith, Peter Bampton, Ian C Lawrance. Inflamm Bowel Dis 2016 22:2456-64
  • Iron and vitamin D deficiency in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Simon Ghaly. J Gastroenterol and Hepatol. 2016 Jun: Supll1:27-8
  • Dose tailoring of anti TNF-α therapy delivers useful clinical efficacy in Crohn’s Disease patients experiencing loss of response Simon Ghaly, Samuel Costello, Lauren Beswick et al. Intern Med Journal. 2015 Feb;45(2):170-7
  • The role of vitamin D in gastrointestinal inflammation Simon Ghaly, Ian C Lawrance. Expert Review in Gastroenterol Hepatol. Epub 2014 Jul 22
  • Compassionate access anti-TNF α therapy for Ulcerative Colitis in Australia: the benefits to patients Samuel Costello, Simon Ghaly, Lauren Beswick et al. Intern Med J. Epub 2015 Mar 2

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