Endoscopy (colonoscopy, OGD, ERCP, capsule endoscopy & balloon enteroscopy) Interventional (therapeutic) endoscopy procedures.
Colon disorders including inflammatory bowel disease, colon cancer (diagnosis and surveillance)
Dyspepsia (heart burn and indigestion) and ulcer disease.
Pancreatic and biliary disorders
Small bowel disorders
Procedural GastroenterologyCapsule endoscopyGastrointestinal dysfunction in neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s Disease
Consultant Gastroenterologist, King George Hospital, Barking Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust.
Fellow of the Royal college of Physicians of UKFellow of the American Gastroenterology AssociationMember British Society of GastroenterologyMember American Society of Gastrointestinal EndoscopyFellow of the Royal Society of Medicine
Owns 100% of the Capsule Endoscopy equipment, all substitutions, replacements or renewals of such equipment and all related accessories, manuals and instructions provided for it.
After completion of specialist training in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology from UK in 1991, Dr Ashraf completed two years of GI research and training in the USA and received his Fellowship in Gastroenterology from the University of Nebraska Medical Centre, USA in 1994. He was appointed as consultant in Gastroenterology in 1995.
Dr Ashraf has extensive research experience and has authored 14 original research papers in peer reviewed medical journals, has over 30 scientific and clinical abstracts and written two book chapters.
Dr Ashraf has special interest in interventional GI procedures minimizing need for major surgery. He was one of the earliest Capsule Endoscopy operators in the world and hence very experienced at this procedure procedure
Dr Ashraf is married and has three sons. He lives in Essex area and actively participates in community activities and is involved with various local and National charities.
Dr Ashraf is a keen sportsman and regularly plays tennis and enjoys snow skiing. In his ‘younger days’ he played Squash at international level and had an international ranking in 1980’s. He played cricket at university level and now avidly follows cricket and Formula 1 Grand Prix.
Dr Ashraf likes to read and watch programmes about science and science fiction, nature, evolution and space.
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