SpecialitiesGastroscopy, Colonoscopy, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Medical expertise and background of Dr Ali Jafer
MB ChB 1986 Baghdad; FRACP 2005
Title or Designation
Gastroenterologist and Endoscopist
Special Clinical Interests
Dr. Jafer has an interest in upper and lower gastrointestinal diseases, IBD, IBS, colorectal cancer screening and gastrointestinal bleeding/anaemia. He subspecialises in capsule endoscopy and is an accredited preferred provider for Southern Cross Health Society.
Dr. Jafer completed his post-qualification training in Auckland in general medicine and gastroenterology. After obtaining his FRACP, he worked at Middlemore hospital as a consultant then did his post-graduate training at the Royal Free hospital in London on luminal gastroenterology and trained on capsule endoscopy, CT colonography, and colorectal screening.
Since February 2008 he has been employed as a specialist gastroenterologist and physician at Te Whatu Ora (Health NZ) Waitemata. He also works in private at Waitemata Gastroenterology, Takapuna, and Henderson Medical Centre.
Full Registration Date
27 June 1996
Current Membership of Professional/other bodies
I am currently a member of the New Zealand Society of Gastroenterology
I am also president of the capsule endoscopy club, previous Clinical Director of WDHB Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Department, and Clinical Director of Waitemata Endoscopy.
Waitemata Endoscopy North, 212 Wairau Road, Wairau Valley, 0627
Waitemata Endoscopy West, 53 Lincoln Road, Henderson, 0610
North Shore Hospital, Auckland
Waitakere Hospital, Auckland
Waitemata Gastroenterology – Phone 09 920 6746 for appointments on the North Shore and West Auckland
Henderson Medical Centre