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Last updated: 29 Jun 2020
Dr Afzal has been a consultant in gastroenterology since Jan 2010 when he completed his specialist training in London. He has extensive experience in the field of gastroenterology and endoscopy. He is currently working as consultant at Northern Care Alliance NHS Trust. He is endoscopy and training lead for the trust.
Areas of interest
Upper and lower GI endoscopy, Colonoscopy, Polyp removal, PEG insertion and removal, Endoscopic stent insertion, ERCP.
- BMI Highfield Hospital
- Manchester Rd Rochdale OL11 3RB
- 0808 101 0337
- Jane Coulson
- 0161 627 8493
Current NHS consultant posts held
Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, Manchester
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Urdu - Native or bilingual
- Panjabi, Punjabi - Fluent
Afzal M, Ghosh D, Leigh T. Mechanical lithotripsy for Bouveret's syndrome. Gut. 2007 May;56(5):733-4; PubMed PMID: 17440189; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1942139.
Afzal M, Neild P. A rare cause of ascites. Gut. 2010 Jul;59(7):881, 895. doi: 10.1136/gut.2009.186312. PubMed PMID: 20581235.
Afzal M, Potokar JP, Probert CS, Munafò MR. Selective processing of gastrointestinal symptom-related stimuli in irritable bowel syndrome. Psychosom Med. 2006 Sep-Oct;68(5):758-61. PubMed PMID: 17012530.
Christmas DM, Badawy AA, Hince D, Davies SJ, Probert C, Creed T, Smithson J, Afzal M, Nutt DJ, Potokar JP. Increased serum free tryptophan in patients with diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome. Nutr Res. 2010 Oct;30(10):678-88.
Schistosomal Proctitis, Practical Gastroenterology May 2015; Vol. XXXIX No. 5
EBV colitis and ulcerative colitis: a double whammy (BMJ Case Rep 2018. Published on line 29 Jun 2018, doi:10.1136/bcr-2018-224963)
- CCT Gastroenterology and General medicine PMETB 2010
- FRCP Edin Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh 2013
Reference number 5208489
- Manchester RoadROCHDALEOL11 4LZ
- 17:30 - 20:00
- 0808 101 0337
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