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Dr Asif Mahmood - Gastroenterology

Dr Asif Mahmood is a Consultant Gastroenterologist in Caterham, Surrey

Clinical interests

Dr Mahmood currently holds a position as a Consultant Gastroenterologist at Epsom & St Helier NHS Hospitals and is also the Clinical Lead in Gastroenterology.  He has extensive experience in all aspects of Gastroenterology and Hepatology as well as Endoscopy.  He is also the training Lead for Endoscopy trainees.

Dr Mahmood provides a clinical service that encompasses all aspects of Gastroenterology including:

Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Video Capsule Endoscopy
Acid related disorders
Functional gut disorders
Acute and chronic liver disease
Clinical nutrition
Viral hepatitis
Pancreatobiliary disorders

Dr Mahmood undertakes both diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy of the GI tract including polypectomy, EMR, dilation of strictures, upper and lower GI luminal stent insertion, variceal band ligation and photo-coagulation.  He is also fully trained in therapeutic ERCP

Academic background

Dr Mahmood graduated from the University of Leicester Medical School.  He gained postgraduate experience in a number of London teaching hospitals including St George's and Hammersmith Hospitals.  His sub specialty training was in Inflammatory Bowel Disease.  He was awarded the higher MD degree at Hammersmith Hospital for his research which focused on mechnanisms of gut repair following injury, such as in Inflammatory Bowel Disease or following the use of non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.  He has published several original papers in peer reviewed journals and presented several original abstracts in international meetings.

He has been awarded the Kingston Trust Research Award, research grants from DDF (Digestive Diseases Foundation) as well as the research award from the European Gastroenterology Foundation for the best abstract.

Professional memberships

Dr Mahmood is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and a member of the British Society of Gastroenterology and British Medical Association.

NHS base

St Helier Hospital

Clinic Times

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