Zeshan Riaz Dr.

Gastroenterology / Hepatology
English, Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi

Core competencies

  • Coeliac disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Bowel problems
  • Swallowing difficulties
  • Reflux (heart burn)
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Post bariatric (weight reduction surgery) follow up
  • Nutritional deficiencies
  • Pancreatic insufficiency
  • End stage liver disease
  • Investigations of abnormal liver tests
  • Fatty liver
  • Acute liver failure
  • Hepatitis (All)
  • Autoimmune liver conditions such as PSC, PBC and autoimmune hepatitis
  • Fibroscan
  • Gastroscopy
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Colonoscopy (and polypectomies)
  • Stents (gastro intestinal)
  • Stricture dilatations
  • Botox injections in oesophagus for achalasia
  • ERCP 
  • Treatments of GI bleeding
  • Varices treatment with banding and injection therapy


Dr Zeshan Riaz trained and worked as a consultant in the UK where he has over 16 years of clinical experience before coming to Abu Dhabi. He qualified from the prestigious University of Southampton in the UK in 2006 and trained in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Southampton University Hospital, Portsmouth University Hospitals, Basingstoke Hospital and Salisbury Foundation trust. He was appointed as a substantive consultant in gastroenterology with Hepatology in 2018 in Portsmouth University Hospital, UK performing high volumes endoscopy procedures and seeing a wide range of complex conditions in patients.

He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London, and a GMC (UK) recognised Educational supervisor. He is a trained endoscopy trainer. His special interest has been in advanced endoscopy procedures including ERCPs and stentings.

Dr Riaz believes in a holistic approach of treatment which is evidence based and patient centred. He believes in involving patient in the decision making throughout their journey towards health. Dr Riaz practises medicine according to the latest British and European guidelines. He has had received excellent feedback from his patients during his practice in the UK.


BM (UK), MRCP (UK), MRCPE (UK), MRCP Gastro (UK),PG Cert Med ED (UK), FRCP (London), CCT Internal Medicine (UK), CCT Gastroenterology (UK)
Medical affiliations, memberships
Member of The British Association for the Study of the Liver (BASL)


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