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Dr Ali Jafer

Healthlink EDI: waitemas

Contact Details

Waitemata Specialist Centre

Phone09 920 6746
Fax09 441 2759
Mobile021 124 1115
15 Shea Tce
Takapuna
Auckland 0622

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Waitemata Endoscopy

232 Wairau Rd
Glenfield
Auckland 0627

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Henderson Medical Centre

Phone09 837 1110
Henderson Medical Ctr
2 Montel Ave
Waitakere
Auckland 0612

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About Dr Ali Jafer


Dr Ali Jafer

Areas of Specialisation
Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Colorectal Cancer Screening, Colonoscopy, Capsule Endoscopy, Motility Conditions, Bowel Disease, Oesophageal Motility, Peptic Disorders

Specialist Experience
Completed post-qualification training in Auckland in General Medicine & Gastroenterology. After obtaining FRACP, I worked at Middlemore Hospital as a consultant, then did postgraduate training at the Royal Free Hospital in London on Luminal Gastroenterology. Also trained on Capsule Endoscopy, CT Colonography & Colorectal Screening

Current Positions
Clinical Director, Gastroenterology Dept, Waitemata DHB;
Endoscopist, Waitemata Endoscopy

Interests
I have an interest in upper & lower gastrointestinal diseases, IBD, IBS, CRC screening & gastrointestinal bleeding/anaemia. I am sub-specialised in capsule endoscopy & am an accredited preferred provider for Southern Cross Insurance

Gender


Male


Services & Treatments


Southern Cross Affiliated Provider for selected services


Credentials


Year of NZ Registration


Specialist: 1996

Qualifications


MBChB, FRACP (Auckland)

Definitions of Services


Colonoscopy


The colon (or large bowel/large intestine) starts at the end of the small intestine and ends at the rectum and anus. In a colonoscopy a long flexible tube (a colonoscope) is threaded up through themore

Endoscopy


An Endoscopist performs an Endoscopy. This involves examining the inside of the body with an endoscope, a lighted, flexible instrument that has a small camera on the tip. There are many types ofmore

Gastroenterology


A Gastroenterologist specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the digestive system (Gastroenterology). These may affect the oesophagus, stomach, small intestine andmore

Gastroscopy


Gastroscopy is an examination of the inside of the oesophagus (throat), stomach and duodenum (the first section of small intestine). It is performed by using a thin, flexible fibre-optic instrumentmore

Hepatology


A hepatologist specialises in disorders involving the liver. Hepatology is often considered a branch of gastroenterology. Hepatology is a large field and may cover conditions such as hepatitis, viralmore

Small bowel capsule


Endoscopy involves examining the inside of the body, usually with a lighted, flexible instrument called an endoscope. With capsule endoscopy, a pill-sized capsule is used instead of an endoscopemore

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