Dr Maxwell Asante

Dr Maxwell Asante

MB ChB, PhD(Med), FRCP

Gastroenterology

Recommended by 3 specialists
35 years of experience
23 years as a specialist

Subspecialties

  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Neuro-Gastroenterology
  • Pancreaticobiliary Medicine (Bile Ducts & Pancreas)
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4002099
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    About

    Dr Asante, is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at the Princess Royal University Hospital, Bromley (part of Kings College Hospital, London).

    Dr Asante has built up over 20 years’ experience in the management of simple and complex diseases in all aspects of gastroenterology. He sees most gastroenterology referrals for adults and adolescents. He is a Panel Member for international organisations providing second opinions in Gastroenterology.

    Dr Asante completed higher Specialist Gastroenterology training at St George’s Hospital, London in 1999. He was awarded PhD(Med) by University of London in 1999 for research onto the role of Helicobacter Pylori in gastro-intestinal diseases and also for developing healthcare systems for managing dyspepsia and upper gastro-intestinal endoscopy. He has published extensively in journals such as Gastroenterology (USA).

    Dr Asante's interests outside Medicine include - Photojournalism; Community developmental projects in African villages; and Developing/using technology to support village healthcare workers in Africa.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    Bowel Cancer Screening

    Gastroscopy

    Colonoscopy,

    Sigmoidoscopy,

    Balloon Enteroscopy,

    Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)

    Wireless Oesophageal pH (Bravo),

    Oesophageal Stenting,

    Percutaenous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)

    Endoscopy

    Acid Reflux,

    Barrett's Oesophagus,

    Coeliac disease,

    Colitis,

    Crohn's Disease,

    Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

    POTs Syndrome

    Digestive Symptoms associated with Hypermobility and Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

    Bloating, Constipation & Dyspepsia

    Swallowing Difficulty

    Procedures

    • Bowel Cancer Screening
    • Capsule Endoscopy
    • Colonoscopy
    • ERCP Procedure
    • Endoscopy (OGD)
    • Enteroscopy
    • FibroScan
    • Gastroscopy
    • Liver Biopsy
    • Oesophageal Stent Insertion
    • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
    • Sigmoidoscopy
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Achalasia
    • Acid Reflux
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Barrett's Oesophagus
    • Bloating
    • Cirrhosis
    • Coeliac Disease
    • Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis)
    • Constipation
    • Crohn’s Disease
    • Dyspepsia (Indigestion)
    • Fatty Liver Disease
    • Food Intolerance
    • Functional Bowel Disease
    • Gallstones
    • Gastric (Stomach) Ulcers
    • Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) or Reflux
    • Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
    • Gastroparesis
    • Haemochromatosis
    • Heart Burn
    • Hiatus Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    • Jaundice
    • Liver Disease
    • Oesophageal Spasm
    • Oesophagitis
    • Pancreatitis
    • Primary Billiary Cholangitis (PBC)
    • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC)
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Swollen Stomach
    • Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)
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    Education

    BSc (Hons) - Intercalated University College London & University of Ghana

    MB ChB - University of Ghana Medical School

    PhD(Med) - University of London

    FRCP - Royal College of Physicians (London)

    British Society of Gastroenterology

    American Gastroenterology Association

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