Mr John Gribbin

John Gribbin graduated from Monash University in 1984 and spent his early residency years at Prince Henry Hospital. He gained access to surgical training in 1990 passing his Fellowship exam in 1993 and was granted Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in 1994. In 1993 he worked at the Royal Victorian Infirmary in Newcastle Upon Tyne and the Carlisle Infirmary. After his fellowship, he gained additional training at Monash Medical Centre, the Royal Prince Alfred, and Concord Hospitals in Sydney.


John now works as an Upper GI Surgeon and General Surgeon with subspecialty interests in Upper GIT benign and malignant disease, splenic disorders, laparoscopic adrenal surgery, biliary and hernia surgery. He has pioneered the laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy technique at Monash Medical Centre in 2001 and continues to be an active member of the renal transplant program.


He operates privately at Jessie McPherson Private Hospital and the Mulgrave Private Hospital. He works in public at Monash Health, at both Monash Medical Centre and Casey Hospital.


He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer for Monash University and is involved in post-graduate training of residents and registrars. 

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Dr Shireen Tabatabai


Shireen Tabatabai graduated from Monash University with honors in 2000. Shireen completed her internship, physician training and Gastroenterology training at Monash Medical Centre. She was awarded the fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Physicians in 2008.

She is currently a consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist at Monash Medical Centre. Shireen is also involved in clinical trials in liver disease.

Shireen works in private practice at Clayton and Moorabbin and performs Endoscopy in Clayton and Bayside Endoscopy Moorabbin.

She has admitting rights at Jessie McPherson Clayton and Cabrini Malvern.

Shireen Tabatabai’s clinical experience includes patients with liver disease, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome and performing upper and lower GI endoscopy (gastroscopy and colonoscopy). She has a special interest in diseases of the liver.