Dr. Muhammad Ashfaq | Mukhtar A. Sheikh Hospital


Dr. Muhammad Ashfaq


Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist


Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Clinical Interest

Hepatology and Liver Transplantation, Liver Cancers, General Gastroenterology, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Therapeutic GI Endoscopy
1 Overview
2 Area of Expertise
3 Education & Training
4 Memberships
1 Overview

Dr. Ashfaq graduated from Nishtar Medical College Multan in 2005. Since his graduation, he has gained extensive experience from Pakistan, Ireland and UK in the fields of General Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, GI Endoscopy and Hepatology. He has dual certification in General Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He has specialist registration with Irish Medical Council (IMC) and General Medical Council UK (GMC) in Gastroenterology and General Internal Medicine.

He completed his post CCT fellowship in Hepatology and Liver Transplantation from prestigious King's College Hospital in London and National Liver Transplant Centre at St Vincent's University Hospital in Dublin.

Dr. Ashfaq worked as a consultant in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at St. James's Hospital in Dublin since February 2019. He played an active role in under and postgraduate medical education in Trinity College Dublin which is affiliated with St. James’s Hospital Dublin. Dr. Ashfaq has been a part of several international clinical trials related to IBD and Coeliac disease. He has several poster presentations and abstracts in ISG, BSG and USG meetings.

2 Area of Expertise


  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Autoimmune Liver Diseases
  • Metabolic Liver Diseases
  • Liver Cirrhosis and related complications
  • Liver Cancer Management (Hepatocellular Carcinoma)
  • Gall-Bladder and Pancreatic Disorders
  • Pre and Post Liver Transplant Care


  • General Gastroenterology
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis)
  • Functional GI Disorder


  • Emergency Endoscopy for GI Bleeding and Food Bolus Obstruction
  • Diagnostic and Therapeutic Upper GI Endoscopy including Band Ligation, Sclerotherapy, APC, Polypectomy, Esophageal Dilatation and Stenting
  • Diagnostic and Therapeutic Lower GI Endoscopy including Polypectomy, EMR, Stenting and Haemorrhoidal Band Ligation.
3 Education & Training
  • MRCP Ireland
  • MRCPS Glasgow
  • FEBGH (Fellow European Board of Gastroenterology and Hepatology)
4 Memberships
  1. Member of Royal College of Physicians Ireland
  2. Member of Royal College of Physicians UK
  3. Member of American College of Physicians
  4. Member of America Association for Liver Diseases
  5. Member of European Association for the Study of Liver
  6. Member of International Liver Transplantation Society
  7. Member of Irish Society of Gastroenterology