About Dr Ali Jafer

Dr Jafer completed his post qualification training in Auckland in general medicine and gastroenterology. After obtaining his FRACP, he worked at Middlemore hospital as a consultant then did his post graduate training at the Royal free hospital in London on luminal gastroenterology and trained on capsule endoscopy, CT colonography and colorectal screening.

Since February 2008 he has been employed as a specialist gastroenterologist and physician at Waitemata DHB. He also works in private at Waitemata Gastroenterology, Takapuna, and Henderson medical centre.

He performs his endoscopy at Waitemata Endoscopy, Southern Cross North Harbour.

Gender: Male


MBChB, FRACP (Auckland)

Year of NZ Registration
Specialist: 1996

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

Services & Treatments

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

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

Southern Cross Affiliated Provider for Selected Services

Urgent Appointments Available
as required

Referral Info

Urgent Appointments Available
as required

Waitemata Specialist Centre, Takapuna, Auckland

Phone09 920 6746
Mobile021 124 1115
Fax09 486 1268
EDI waitemas
Street Address
15 Shea Tce

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Waitemata Endoscopy, Glenfield, Auckland

EDI waitemas
Street Address
232 Wairau Rd

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Henderson Medical Ctr,Waitakere, Auckland

Phone09 837 1110
EDI waitemas
Street Address
Henderson Medical Ctr
2 Montel Ave

Definitions of Services


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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


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 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