Dr. Irfan Ali Shera - Specialist Gastroenterologist - IMH

Dr. Irfan Ali Shera

Specialist Gastroenterologist
Languages Spoken: English, Hindi, Urdu, Kashmiri and Arabic (fluent) Types of Physician: Full Time
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Dr. Irfan Ali Shera is a highly accomplished and extensively trained Gastroenterologist, who has completed his medical education in India from some of the most renowned institutions in the country. With over 10 years of clinical experience, Dr. Irfan has acquired extensive knowledge and skills in his field, which have enabled him to provide high-quality patient care and treatment. His educational background includes an MBBS from the Government Medical College (GMC) of Jammu, an MD from the Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Jammu and Kashmir, and a DNB in Gastroenterology from the National Board of Examinations, Delhi, India. In addition to his academic qualifications, Dr. Irfan has also obtained a three-year residency certificate of training as Interventional Gastroenterologist from Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital, Saket, New Delhi, which is a testament to his dedication to continuous learning and professional development.

Dr. Irfan’s clinical experience includes working at some of the most esteemed healthcare facilities in India, including the Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital, Hospital, New Delhi and the Asian Institute of Medical Science, Haryana, where he served as a Consultant Gastroenterologist. During his time there, he has successfully performed over 2500 diagnostic endoscopies and over 1500 colonoscopies, as well as many diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.His experience also extends to Dubai, where he has worked with some of the most popular healthcare facilities in the region.

Dr. Irfan’s contributions to academia are impressive, with over 10 global publications to his credit. His scholarly works have been widely popular and have made a significant impact in the field of Gastroenterology. Dr. Irfan’s commitment to advancing the field of gastroenterology is further evidenced by his active participation in some of the most well-recognized medical conferences and conventions, where he regularly presents his work and shares his expertise with colleagues from around the world.

His membership in both the American Society of Gastroenterological Endoscopy and the Indian Society of Gastroenterology demonstrates his dedication to staying abreast of the latest developments and excellent practices in the field. His involvement in these organizations also provides him with access to a network of fellow professionals, allowing him to collaborate with and learn from other leading experts in the field.

Dr. Irfan’s extensive clinical experience in managing various gastric conditions and expertise in performing a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures like Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS), Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD), High Resolution Esophageal Manometry and pH Impedance makes him a valuable addition to our hospital. His experience in managing chronic liver disease including Alcoholic Liver Disease, Hepatitis B and C, Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis and Wilson’s Disease, as well as his experience in managing pancreatic conditions such as Pancreatitis, Pancreatic Neoplasia and Cyst Disorders, is a testament to his vast knowledge and skill in Gastroenterology. Moreover, his proficiency in performing basic GI diagnostic and therapeutic procedures such as Diagnostic Upper GI Endoscopies, Biopsies, EVL, Glue Endotherapy for Gastric Varices, PEG Tube Placement, Esophageal Stenting and Dilatations, Colonoscopies, Polypectomy and Endoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy makes him a well-rounded Gastroenterologist.


  • MBBS, Government Medical College of Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India
  • MD, Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Jammu and Kashmir, India
  • DNB Gastroenterology, National Board of Examinations, Delhi, India


  • Specialist Gastroenterology, Aster Hospital, Dubai
  • Consultant Gastroenterology, QRG Health City Hospital, Faridabad, India
  • Associate Consultant of Gastroenterology, Asian Institute of Medical Science, Faridabad, India
  • Senior Resident Gastroenterology, Delhi State Cancer Institute, New Delhi, India
  • Senior Residency, Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital, Delhi, India
  • Fellowship in Gastroenterology from American College of Gastroenterology
  • Assistant Professor, General Medicine, Rama Medical College, Ghaziabad, India
  • Senior Residency in Department of Immunology & Internal Medicine, Sheri Kashmir Institute of Medical Science (SKIMS), Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India


  • Indian Society of Gastroenterology
  • American Society of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy


  • All basic gastrointestinal diagnostic and therapeutic procedures like ERCP, EUS, Liver Biopsies
  • Diagnostic upper gastrointestinal endoscopies & biopsies
  • Endoscopic variceal ligation (EVL)
  • Glue endotherapy for gastric varices
  • Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube placement
  • Esophageal stenting and dilatations
  • Colonoscopies
  • Polypectomy
  • Endoscopic sleeve gastrectomy
  • Management alcoholic liver disease
  • Management for hepatitis B and C
  • Management for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis
  • Management of Wilson’s disease
  • Management of pancreatitis
  • Management of cystic disorders
  • Management of biliary disorders like choledocholithiasis, biliary ascariasis, PSC and portal biliopathy