Dr Ayesha Akbar, Consultant Gastroenterologist at St Mark's Hospital, is new chair of the Neurogastroenterology Committee of the British Society of Gastroenterology.
Dr Ayesha Akbar & the British Society of Gastroenterology
Dr Ayesha Akbar has been elected as the national chair of the Neurogastroenterology Committee of the British Society of Gastroenterology. She will maintain this role for 3 years. In addition, she has been appointed to the media panel of the Bristish Society of Gastroenterology, and is asked frequently to act as their spokesperson for the media including the BBC and national press
Dr Akbar joined the St Mark’s consultant staff in 2010. Her clinical interests include general gastroenterology with a focus in inflammatory bowel disease. She also has an interest in abdominal pain and irritable bowel syndrome, especially in the overlap cases with inflammatory bowel disease.