Mrs Ayesha Akbar, Consultant Gastroenterologist

Mrs Ayesha Akbar

Consultant Gastroenterologist

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Mrs Ayesha Akbar MBChB (Hons) MRCP PhD

Consultant Gastroenterologist

MBChB (Hons) MRCP PhD

Mrs Ayesha Akbar

Consultant Gastroenterologist MBChB (Hons) MRCP PhD

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MBChB (Hons) MRCP PhD
HCA-Healthcare-UK

Areas of expertise

  • Acid Reflux
  • General (Internal) Medicine
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Neuro-Gastroenterology
HCA-Healthcare-UK

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  • byDr Dan Ornadel, Consultant Respiratory Physician

    Superb gastroenterology opinion. Highly recommended

  • byDr Dan Ornadel, Consultant Respiratory Physician

    Superb gastroenterology opinion. Highly recommended

  • Address

    • London Digestive Centre

      41 Welbeck Street, London, W1G 8DU

    • The Princess Grace Hospital

      42-52 Nottingham Place, London, W1U 5NY

    About Mrs Ayesha Akbar

    GMC number: 4440372

    Year qualified: 1997

    Place of primary qualification: University of Manchester

    Dr Ayesha Akbar is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at St Mark's Hospital. She qualified from the University of Manchester with honours and undertook her specialist training in gastroenterology in London. Dr Akbar obtained her PhD degree from Imperial College London, where she studied the molecular mechanisms of visceral hypersensitivity in the colon. Since her appointment, she has received numerous prestigious awards for her work and holds several management roles.

    Dr Akbar offers comprehensive management of all general gastrointestinal pathologies. Her primary focus is on inflammatory bowel disease, with a particular interest in abdominal pain and irritable bowel syndrome. She sub-specialises in neurogastroenterology and is an active member of the British Society of Gastroenterology Neurogastroenterology committee.

    In addition to her clinical work, Dr Akbar is deeply involved in research, education, and training. She has co-authored numerous peer-reviewed publications and regularly presents at national and international conferences. She serves as the national Education Chair of the British Society of Gastroenterology and is the Research and Development Director for London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust.

    Dr Akbar is proficient in a range of medical tests and treatments, including endoscopy, gastroscopy, colonoscopy, and sigmoidoscopy. She treats a variety of conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, irritable bowel syndrome, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, constipation, vomiting, reflux, bloating, and polyps.

    Dr Akbar's dedication to her field and her patients is evident in her ongoing commitment to advancing gastroenterological care through both clinical practice and academic contributions.

    Areas of expertise

    • Acid Reflux
    • Bloating
    • Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis)
    • Colonoscopy
    • Endoscopy
    • Functional Bowel Disease
    • Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
    • Gastroscopy
    • General (Internal) Medicine
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    • Neuro-Gastroenterology
    • Sigmoidoscopy