Dr. Agkop Avakian

Digestive issues - Gastro enterology- Hepatology

Saudi German Hospital Dubai

 

Specialist Gastroenterologist

After completing his undergraduate degree in Molecular Biology at the State University of New York he was awarded his medical degree from the St. George’s University School of Medicine. He continued his post graduate training in Gastroenterology in the UK and was awarded his specialty completion certificate in Gastroenterology in Greece. Subsequently, he earned his fellowship in Interventional Endoscopy and accreditation from the Joint Advisory Group in GI Endoscopy (JAG) in the UK. Prior to joining SGH, he worked as a Consultant Gastroenterologist in Evgenidio Hospital at the 3rd Endoscopy Unit of the Capodistrian University Medical School, in Athens, Greece. He has worked as a Consultant Gastroenterologist in the UK and Greece before moving to the UAE in 2015. He has been working at the Saudi German Hospital ever since.

Expertise

JAG(UK) Certified Interventional Endoscopist

Subspecialty training in Luminal Gastroenterology

Special interest in colon cancer screening colonoscopy

Facilitator of SGHD esophageal manometry unit

 

Area of Interest

Hepatology – Diagnosis, and Management of Liver Diseases

Viral Hepatitis, Autoimmune Hepatitis.

Gallstones

Ultrasound guided liver biopsy

 

Gastroenterology – Diagnosis, and Management of GI diseases

Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease, Chronic Diarrhea

Nausea and vomiting, Dyspepsia, Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Heartburn / Reflux, Esophagitis, Barrett’s Esophagus

Colon Cancer Prevention Program

 

Interventional Endoscopy

Diagnostic gastroscopy and colonoscopy

Management of acute and chronic GI bleeding.

Endoscopic removal of polyps, Laser ablation of Barrett’s Esophagus.

Stenting and dilatation of upper and lower GIT.

 

Qualification

L.M.S.S.A Society of Apothecaries, London

Membership of the Royal College of Physicians, London

Specialist Registration in the General Medical Council, UK

Certification in Interventional Endoscopy JAG, UK

Specialization Certificate in Gastroenterology, Greece

Experience :
More than 26 Years

Language Spoken :
Greek, Armenian, English

Nationality :
Greek

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