Pain in the upper abdomen that is worse before meals and during the night might be due to a peptic ulcer. The major cause of ulcers is an infection of the stomach by the bacterium Helicobacter pylori...

Dr Alan Fraser

Dr Alan Fraser

Associate Professor (MB, ChB, MD, FRACP)

 

Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist

 

Dr Alan Fraser is available for consultation at



Mercy Specialist Centre,
100 Mountain Rd,
Epsom,
Auckland,
New Zealand.

Ph. 64 9 630 1838
Fx. 64 9 630 8589

 


 

Background

 

  • He completed a research degree at the Royal Free Hospital, London on Helicobacter pylori infection, gastric acid secretion and protection of the gastric mucosa.
  • He has been back to England for another year of research - this time in Oxford - studying Inflammatory bowel disease.
  • He has written over a 140 research papers.  His current interests are primarily in the interaction between diet and genetics in Crohn's disease, quality audits in colonoscopy and Helicobacter pylori infection.
  • He is Honarary Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Auckland Medical School.
  • He is past president of the New Zealand Society of Gastroenterology
  • He is Past chair of the Training advisory committee of Royal Australian College of Physicians repsonsible for training gastroenterologists in NZ
  • He is a member of PTAC, the advisory committee to PHARMAC, since 2014.

     

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