Dr Ishfaq Ahmad

Consultant Physician & Gastroenterologist

MB BS FRCP

Year qualified:1988

Specialty

Personal profile

Dr Ishfaq Ahmad graduated in 1988. He completed his postgraduate training in general medicine and gastroenterology in West Midlands and South Wales. He is currently working as a consultant gastroenterologist at Alexandra Hospital, Redditch.

He is lead clinician for National Bowel Cancer Screening programme at Alexandra Hospital Redditch. Dr Ahmad is accredited by the Joint Advisory Group on Gastrointestinal Endoscopy as a colonoscopist for the National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme.  He has interests in endoscopy and hepatobiliary disease as well as general gastroenterology.

Dr Ahmad has published several papers relating to gastroenterology and general medicine in peer-reviewed scientific journals.

Professional Membership



  • Fellow of Royal College of Physicians

  • Member of British Society of Gastroentrology

Clinical Interests



  • Inflammatory bowel disease

  • Coeliac disease

  • Irritable bowel syndrome

  • Dyspepsia

  • Anaemia

  • Management of patients with abnormal liver blood tests

  • Bowel Cancer Screening (Dr Ahmad is an accredited screening colonoscopist for the UK National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme)

  • Therapeutic Endoscopy & ERCP

  • Weight loss surgery (Gastric Balloon)

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