ABOUT DR ASIM KHOKHAR:
Asim is a consultant General Gastroenterologist and treats problems affecting the gastrointestinal system. Asim is a proponent of quality in endoscopy and has completed a fellowship in luminal gastrointestinal endoscopy. His areas of particular interest include prevention, screening and early detection of cancers and precancerous conditions of the stomach and large bowel, coeliac disease, inflammatory bowel diseases and eosinophilic oesophagitis.
Asim employs his well rounded clinical and communication skills for provision of high quality patient care and prides in being able to positively influence patients’ lives . In addition to English, he is fluent in Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi.
He completed a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) in 2009 in Pakistan. After finishing his internship, he moved to Australia and completed Australian Medical Council (AMC) examination in 2011. His further training involved four years of physician training in Far North Queensland followed by advanced training in gastroenterology and hepatology in various tertiary hospitals across Queensland including The Townsville Hospital, Sunshine Coast University Hospital and The Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane . He became a Fellow of Royal Australian Colleges of Physicians in 2021 after completing a fellowship year in diagnostic and therapeutic luminal endoscopy at Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee hospital.
Asim has contributed as an associate lecturer with The University of Queensland. He also enjoyed a research fellowship year in gastroenterology and hepatology in 2018 and has participated in various quality improvement audits and NHMRC funded clinical trials. Asim is primarily working as a gastroenterologist staff specialist at Redlands Hospital. He enjoys painting, motorcycle riding and spending time with his family.
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