Dr Ali Jafer

Healthlink EDI: waitemas

Contact Details

Waitemata Specialist Centre

Phone09 920 6746
Fax09 486 1268
Mobile021 124 1115
15 Shea Tce
Auckland 0622

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Waitemata Endoscopy

232 Wairau Rd
Auckland 0627

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Henderson Medical Centre

Phone09 837 1110
Henderson Medical Ctr
2 Montel Ave
Auckland 0627

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

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



Urgent Appointments Available with Dr Ali Jafer Urgent Appointments Available
as required

Services & Treatments

Southern Cross Affiliated Provider for selected services


Year of NZ Registration

Specialist: 2006


MBChB, FRACP (Auckland)

Definitions of Services


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


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


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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