Mr Craig Haifer
Conjoint Senior Lecturer

Mr Craig Haifer

2010

Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (Honours) – Monash University

2017

Fellow of the RACP - Gastroenterology and Hepatology

2022

Doctorate of Philosophy – The University of Sydney

Medicine & Health
School of Clinical Medicine

Assocaite Professor Haifer is a Staff Specialist in the Gastroenterology Department at St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney and a Conjoint Associate professor at the School of Clinical Medicine, University of New South Wales. In addition to his clinical work, he has active research interests in the role of gut microbiome in the development of gastrointestinal and systemic diseases. Dr Haifer completed his PhD through Sydney University assessing the role of faecal microbiota transplantation to treat and further explore the pathogenesis of these diseases. As an early career researcher, he has received over $2million of research funding through organisations including the Gastroenterological Society of Australia, NSW Health, The St Vincent’s Clinic Foundation and the Cancer Research Institue and has used these funds to complete successful projects with first author publications in high-ranking gastroenterology journals including Lancet: Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Gut.