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Dr Azhar Ansari is a Consultant Gastroenterologist in Caterham, Surrey who specialises in inflammatory bowel disease.
Dr Ansari is the lead clinician for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) at East Surrey Hospital.
His main interests are in complex inflammatory bowel disease, colonoscopy, endoscopy, gastrointestinal cancer, liver disease,nutrition, obesity and research. He also provides general gastroenterology and general medicine services at his NHS trust.
Endoscopy remains at the core of his activities and includes endoscopic treatment of inflammatory bowel disease, strictures and polyps.
His aim is to provide high quality medical care founded on his experience, training and research activity. He has carried out extensive research in the field of pharmacogenetics, immunosuppression and stem cell transplantation for Crohn's disease.
Dr Azhar Ansari is a core member of the thiopurine task force (World Congress of Gastroenterology), an advisor for several of the pharmaceutical firms and a member of several regional committees for high cost drugs such as infliximab and adalimubab.
He has carried out extensive research in the field of pharmacogenetics, immunosuppression and stem cell transplantation for Crohn's disease.
Medical Defence Union
Royal College of Physicians
East Surrey Hospital