Dr Waseem Ashraf: Gastroenterology , General (internal) medicine

Dr Waseem Ashraf

Gastroenterology, General (internal) medicine


  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Endoscopy
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Metabolic medicine

About me

After completion of specialist training in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology from UK in 1991, Dr Ashraf completed 2 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 2 book chapters.
Dr Ashraf has special interest in interventional GI procedures minimising need for major surgery. He was one of the earliest Capsule Endoscopy operators in the world and hence very experienced at this procedure
Dr Ashraf is married and has 3 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

Areas of interest

General and Specialist Endoscopic Gastroenterologist; Interventional Gastroenterologist; All Gastrointestinal Endoscopy – Gastroscopy (OGD); Colonoscopy; ERCP; Feeding tubes (PEG); Capsule Endoscopy; Balloon Endoscopy; Advanced Interventional Endoscopy; Dyspepsia (indigestion); Hiatus Hernia; Gastro Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD); Swallowing problems (Dysphagia, Achalasia); Abdominal Pain; Gastritis; Peptic Ulcer; Coeliac Disease (Gluten Intolerance); Nutritional Problems; Gallbladder & Pancreatic Disease; Gastrointestinal Stenting; Gastrointestinal Cancers; Endoscopic Management of Oesophgus, Stomach, Pancreatic & Biliary, Colon & Rectal Cancers; IBS & Functional Bowel disorders; Diverticular Disease; Gastrointestinal & Rectal Bleeding; Haemorrhoids; Colon Polyps Treatment & Follow up; Ulcerative Colitis; Crohn’s Disease; Small Intestine Disease; Liver Disease; Hepatitis; Jaundice; Fatty liver; Gastrointestinal infections; Obesity & Weight loss.

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Procedures completed

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (>50)

    Spire Roding Hospital (5-50) Spire Hartswood Hospital (1-5)

  • G6500

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (>50)

    Spire Roding Hospital (5-50)

  • H2002

    Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (5-50)

    Spire Roding Hospital (5-50) Spire Hartswood Hospital (1-5)

  • G8082

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) and immediate colonoscopy includes forceps biopsies, biopsy test and dye spray (as sole procedure) - (5-50)

    Spire Roding Hospital (1-5)

  • H2510

    Rigid sigmoidoscopy (including proctoscopy and biopsy) - (5-50)

  • H2502

    Diagnostic flexible sigmoidoscopy (including forceps biopsy and proctoscopy) - (5-50)

    Spire Roding Hospital (1-5)

  • G8083

    Therapeutic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) and immediate colonoscopy includes forceps biopsies, biopsy test and dye spray (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

    Spire Hartswood Hospital (1-5)

  • J3900

    Therapeutic ERCP with insertion of biliary or pancreatic stent(s), sphincterotomy or stone extraction - (1-5)

    Spire Roding Hospital (1-5)

  • G4520

    Diagnostic enteroscopy - (1-5)

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