Ali Sulaiman Alfazari Dr.

Gastroenterology / Hepatology
English, Arabic

Core competencies

  • Endoscopy
  • Abdominal tumour
  • Acid reflux / heartburn
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Incontinence, constipation
  • Peptic ulcer disease
  • Barrett’s esophagus
  • Acute pancreatitis
  • Abdominal ultrasonography
  • Gastritis
  • Coeliac disease
  • Inflammatory bowel diseases
  • Liver biopsy
  • Esophageal varices banding
  • Therapeutic endoscopy
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Gastroscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colon cancer screening


Dr. Ali Al Fazari is an American and Canadian Board-certified and Canadian-trained gastroenterologist.

Dr. Ali completed his internal medicine residency training at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada and then pursued gastroenterology fellowship training at the University Of Ottawa, Canada. He worked at three large academic medical institutions in Canada including Queen Elizabeth II Hospital in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the Civic and General Hospitals in Ottawa, Ontario and the Western General Hospital in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Dr. Ali has more than 15 years of clinical experience as a consultant gastroenterologist and hepatologist. With his extensive outpatient and inpatient gastroenterology and hepatology experience, he focuses on community as well as complex GI diseases including but not limited to oesophagal diseases, dyspepsia, gastroesophageal reflux disease, peptic ulcer disease, intestinal diseases including celiac disease and inflammatory bowel diseases, and in hepatology including the management of acute and chronic liver disease and their associated complications.

Dr. Ali worked at leading tertiary hospitals including Tawam Hospital in Al Ain and American Hospital Dubai. Dr. Ali is an active academic physician holding the rank of Associate Professor of Medicine from the UAE University and a Clinical Professor from Gulf Medical University. He has a passion for teaching gastroenterology and is the founding and current President of the Emirates Digestive Diseases International Conference.

His main research interests are gastric and colonic inflammation, gastrointestinal carcinogenesis, bioenergetics and hepatotoxicity. He published many of his pioneering research works in peer-reviewed medical journals.

Dr. Ali is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Canada and a member of the American Gastroenterology Association.


Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MBBS)
Internal Medicine Residency Program – Canada
Diplomat - Internal Medicine – USA
Adult Gastroenterology Fellowship – Canada
Specialist Certification in Internal Medicine – Canada
Specialist Certification in Gastroenterology – Canada
Memberships of Professional Societies
Fellow, American College of Physicians
Fellow, Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons, Canada
Fellow, Royal College of Physicians, Glasgow
Member, Emirates Medical Association
Member, Emirates Gastroenterology Association
Member, American Gastroenterology Association
Member, American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society
Member, Relational Coordination Collaborative, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University


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