Dr Ayesha Akbar

Dr Ayesha Akbar

MBChB (Hons), MRCP, PhD

Gastroenterology

22 years of experience

Subspecialties

  • General Medicine
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • neuro-gastroenterology
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Urdu
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4440372
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    Practices worked at

    London Digestive Centre

    41 Welbeck Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 8DU
    53 reviews

    The Princess Grace Hospital

    42-52 Nottingham Place, London, United Kingdom, W1U 5NY
    241 reviews

    About

    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. She obtained her PhD degree from Imperial College London studying the molecular mechanisms of visceral hypersensitivity in the colon. Dr Akbar has received numerous prestigious awards for her work and she holds several management roles.

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

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

     

     

     


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    Medical procedures

    • Endoscopy
    • Gastroscopy
    • Colonoscopy
    • Sigmoidoscopy 
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    Special interests

    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) 
    • Ulcerative colitis
    • Chron's disease 
    • Irritable bowel syndrome 
    • Abdominal pain
    • Diarrhoea
    • Constipation
    • Vomiting
    • Reflux 
    • Bloating
    • Polyps 
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    Education

    • MBChB
    • PhD
    • FRCP
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