Dr Rimma Goldberg graduated from the University of Melbourne and completed Gastroenterology Training at St Vincent’s Hospital and Monash Health. Following the completion of her training, Rimma undertook an Inflammatory Bowel Disease Fellowship at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust and a PhD at King’s College London. She has had extensive training in managing complex inflammatory bowel disease and functional gut disorders.
During her PhD, Rimma worked on developing a novel cell based therapy for Crohn’s Disease, which is currently being investigated in a clinical trial. This work has been presented at several national and international conferences, as well as winning multiple grants and awards. She has published widely in peer reviewed journals.
Rimma also holds a consultant appointment at Monash Health where she works with early phase clinical trials for Inflammatory Bowel Disease as well as general clinical gastroenterology and endoscopy. She works with the Monash University’s Centre of Inflammatory Diseases to develop novel cell based therapies to treat Crohn’s Disease and is is very experienced in managing all aspects of inflammatory bowel disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, liver disease, bowel cancer surveillance as well as performing Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy. When not at work Rimma loves travelling, cooking and spending time with her partner and their two children.