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- Inflammatory bowel disease
I graduated in 1987. I completed my specialist training in Gastroenterology and General Internal Medicine at Mersey Deanery, Liverpool. I had the honour to work with Professor Sir Ian Gilmore , President Royal College of Physicians , London and two Presidents of British Society of Gastroenterology Professors Martin Lombard and Tony Morris as a Registrar. I was appointed as a Consultant Gastroenterologist at North Cumbria University Hospitals in 2001. Aside from developing the Gastroenterology service, I am also very committed to Training and Education. I successfully completed a Diploma in Clinical Education in 2010. I also act as an examiner for postgraduate examinations on behalf of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom. I also acted as Royal College of Physicians Tutor in West Cumberland Hospital. I am involved with research, and has acted as principal investigator/co-investigator for a number of multicentre clinical trials. I was team member responsible for winning Hospital Doctor National Award in Acute Care Category in 2007.
I relocated as a Consultant Gastroenterologist in Bedford Hospital in April 2014 due to family reasons. I am clinical lead for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Service in Bedford. I am also involved with endoscopy training. I am both educational and clinical supervisor to various grades of medical trainees and non-Medical trainees. I am predominantly a luminal Gastroenterologist who carry out both diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy procedures.
Areas of interest
Abdominal Pain, Diarrhoea; Constipation, Anaemia; Nausea and Vomiting; Dyspepsia; Heartburn; Dysphagia (Swallowing difficulty); Acid Reflux; Gastro-oesophageal reflux Disease (GORD); Rectal Bleeding; Inflammatory Bowel Disease inflammatory (IBD); Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS); Abnormal Liver tests; Liver Disease excluding viral hepatitis; Barrett's oesophagus; Colonoscopy; Flexible Sigmoidoscopy; Proctoscopy; Polypectomy; Endoscopic Mucosal Resection; Gastroscopy; Therapeutic endoscopy.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Hospital Doctor National Award-
Acute Care Category 2007
NHS Hospital-based clinical excellency awards
English, Urdu and Punjabi
B,.Javaid, PA O’Toole. PEG replacement: A Simple and Secure Technique for combined Bumper and Wire Retrieval. Endoscopy 2000; 32:565.
B.Javaid, P. Watt, N. Krasner. Oesophageal Photodynamic therapy with m-THPC
(meso-Tetrahydroxyphenyl chlorin) using a laser and a non-laser light source: a pilot study. Proceedings of SPIEVol.4156(2001): 262-5.
B. Javaid, RM Faizallah. Intrahepatic stones may mimic cholangiocarcinoma on Endoscpic Retrograde Cholangiogram (ERC). Gastrointest Endosc 2001;53(4):535-8.
Javaid B, Watt P, Krasner N. Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) for oesophageal dysplasia and early carcinoma with mTHPC (m-tetrahydroxyphenyl chlorin): A preliminary study. Lasers Med Sci. 2002; 17(2): 51-6.
ME Hawley, B Javaid. An Audit of two-week-rule upper gastrointestinal cancer referrals in a district general hospital in the United Kingdom. Endoscopy 2005; 37(suppl 1) A267.
Riazuddin M, Hafeez K, Khan A, Javaid B. The prevalence of adenomas in patients with chronic diarrhoea. Endoscopy 2006; 38 (Suppl II) A229
Khan A, Riazuddin M, Hafeez K, Ali M, Narayanan A, Yahya N, Javaid B. Diagnostic yield of colonoscopy in chronic diarrhoea. GUT 2007; 56 (Suppl II) A94
A Gupta, M Ali, N Kurdo, U Sheikh, B Javaid, L Huntley. Role of virtual colonoscopy in diagnosis of colonic lesions. Eighth International Symposium 2007 : Virtual Colonscopy. Manuscript p139.
U A Sheikh, R Sultana, B Javaid. Gastric Polyps: A Retrospective Study Of 8,890 Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Procedures. Gut 2008;57(suppl 1): A1-A72
Ramachandra SK, Riazzudin M, Siddiqui M, Javaid B, Bateman D.Acute Inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy associated with Ulcerative Colitis. Gastroenterology today 2008; 18(2): 42-44.
BBC Radio Cumbria interview on IBD – 5 minutes 18/11/08
Ronan McGinty, Babur Javaid. Pylephlebitis in a 58 year old man.
Gastroenterology today 2011; 21(3): 56-58.
M E Hawley, B Javaid. Dysphagia as an indication for Oesophago- Gastro-Duodenoscopy(OGD) and the prevalence of Eosinophilic Oesophagitis (EO) in this group of patients. Gut 2011; 60 (suppl 3) A 264.
B. Javaid, P. Kirkbride, E.O. Orugun. Diminutive colonic polyps assessment using Narrow Band Imaging- Comparing in Vivo diagnosis with histopathological findings. Endoscopy 2012; 44 (Suppl 1) A133
A Rehman1, B. Natarajan1, B. Javaid1 . IRON DEFICIENCY ANAEMIA; APPROPRIATE SEQUENCE OF ENDOSCOPIC INVESTIGATIONS. United European Gastroenterology Journal 2015: 3(5S)
Courses offered to GPs
I am available for talks at GP seminars on topics relevant to Primary care.
I have given talks to GPs on Investigating chronic diarrhoea, Endoscopic management of gastrointestinal conditions and management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease in the community.
- MBBS Punjab University, Lahore 1987
- MRCP Royal College of Physicians , London 1994
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians , London 2006
- Diploma in Clinical Education Newcastle University 2010
Reference number 4400312
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCST Gastroenterology and General(Internal) Medicine, 2001
Affiliations / memberships
British Medical Association
British Society of Gastroenterology
Fellow Royal College of Physicians. London
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Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.