Dr Akeel Alisa

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Hepatologist & General Physician

MD, MRCP, MB;BChir

Clinical Interests

  • Gastroenterology; Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Coeliac disease, heartburn and acid reflux, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhoea, Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Hepatology; abnormal liver tests, viral hepatitis, alcohol misuse, cirrhosis, fatty liver and non-invasive test for liver scarring (Fibroscan)

  • Upper and Lower Diagnostic and therapeutic Endoscopy; Gastroscopy, Colonoscopy, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, complex polyp removal by endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR), stricture dilatation and stent insertion, gastrointestinal bleeding, feeding tubes (PEG/PEJ) and Capsule Endoscopy

Professional Membership

  • Royal College of Physicians, London, UK
  • British Society of Gastroenterology 
  • British Association for the Study of Liver
  • British Medical Association
  • United European Gastroenterology, Vienna, Austria

Personal profile

Dr Akeel Alisa was awarded his medical degree from Cambridge University, Girton College. He trained at various leading London hospitals including King's College, University College London and St George's and gained experience in all aspects of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and general medicine. He was awarded Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (London) in 1998 and received his MD from UCL in 2012.

He was appointed as a Consultant Gastroenterologist & General Physician at The Royal Free NHS Trust, Barnet & Chase Farm Hospitals. He is local Lead in Endoscopy Training & Alcohol Services. Akeel is a faculty member at St George's National Endoscopy Training Centre and United European Gastroenterology (Vienna). 

He believes in informed choice and a multidisciplinary approach in treating patients.

Year qualified:

1993