Dr Maxwell Asante

Consultant Gastroenterologist & General Physician

BSc, MBChB, PhD(med), FRCP

Year qualified:1987

Specialty

Personal profile

Dr Asante completed his Senior Registrar in Gastroenterology training at St George’s Hospital, London in 1999. He was awarded PhD(Med) by University of London in 1999 for research on the role of Helicobacter Pylori in gastro-intestinal diseases.

Dr Asante was appointed as Consultant Gastroenterologist in 1999 to the Princess Royal University Hospital, Bromley (part of Kings College Hospital, London).

He sees most gastroenterology referrals for adults and adolescents but has a special interest in acid reflux; alteration in bowel function e.g. IBS and colitis; food related disorders, dysfunction of gastro-intestinal motility (e.g. POTS and Ehlers Danlos Syndrome).

Dr Asante offers diagnostic/ therapeutic endoscopy including colonoscopy, wireless oesophageal pH (Bravo) / manometry and ERCP. He is also offers small intestinal endoscopy (Balloon enteroscopy and Capsule Endoscopy). He has published and lectured widely in various areas of gastroenterology.

Professional Membership



  • British Medical Association

  • British Society of Gastroenterology

  • Medical Protection Society

  • Hospital Consultant and Specialists Association

  • Royal College of Physicians, London

Clinical Interests



  • Investigation and treatment of intestinal disease eg: indigestion, diarrhoea, constipation, colitis and irritable bowel syndrome

  • Investigation and treatment of acid related diseases eg: acid reflux and stomach ulcers

  • Investigation and treatment of digestive blood loss eg: drug induced anaemia and cancers

  • Investigation and treatment of liver diseases eg: jaundice, fatty liver, drug reactions and alcohol


 

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