Dr Waseem Ashraf

Dr Waseem Ashraf

BSc, MBBS, FRCP

Gastroenterology

39 years of experience
25 years as a specialist

Subspecialties

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

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3402313
  • Royal College of Physicians: 3402313
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £200

    Follow-up appointment: £160

    Practices worked at

    London Digestive Centre

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

    The Princess Grace Hospital

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

    About

    Dr Waseem Ashraf is a highly experienced consultant gastroenterologist. His specialist interest is in minimally-invasive techniques, such as endoscopy. He was one of the earliest capsule endoscopy operators in the world, giving him extensive expertise in this area.

    Following completion of his Fellowship in Gastroenterology from the University of Nebraska Medical Centre, USA, he was took up his consultant post in gastroenterology in the UK in 1995. Throughout his career, Dr Ashraf has been active in research and has authored a number of research articles in peer-reviewed journals and also has more than 30 scientific abstract publications and a further two book chapters. 

    Dr Ashraf is very experienced with endoscopic diagnostics and therapeutic techniques, in particular endoscopic treatments which minimise the need for surgery, in some cases. In addition he is particularly experienced in carrying out procedures relating to the stomach, colon, small intestine, pancreas and bile ducts. His main clinical interests include minimally-invasive procedures, bowel disease, colon cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, and other gastrointestinal conditions. 

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    Medical procedures

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

    • Fatty Liver Disease
    • Gallbladder Disease
    • Achalasia
    • Functional Bowel Disease
    • Hepatitis
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    • Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)
    • Constipation
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    • Crohn’s Disease
    • Acid Reflux
    • Barrett's Oesophagus
    • Bloating
    • Cholestasis
    • Coeliac Disease
    • Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Diarrhoea
    • Dyspepsia (Indigestion)
    • Gastric (Stomach) Ulcers
    • Gastritis
    • Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
    • Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) or Reflux
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastroparesis
    • Heart Burn
    • Hiatus Hernia
    • Iron Deficiency Anaemia
    • Jaundice
    • LPR Reflux
    • Nausea and Vomiting
    • Oesophageal Spasm
    • Oesophagitis
    • Pancreatitis
    • Primary Billiary Cholangitis (PBC)
    • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC)
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rectal Bleeding
    • Swollen Stomach
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    Education

    • FRCP (UK), London (2001)
    • Fellowship in Gastroenterology, University of Nebraska Medical Centre, USA (1994)
    • MRCP (UK), Royal College of Physicians of United Kingdom (1988)
    • MB BS, King Edward Medical College, University of the Punjab, Lahore (1982)
    • BSc Clinical Sciences, University of the Punjab, Lahore (1976)
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