Dr Abtan Ahmad Al-Talafih
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Dr. Abtan Ahmad Al-Talafih is an expert in Gastroenterology and is recognised by the European Board of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He studied medicine in Basra, Iraq before going on to specialise in gastroenterology and hepatology from the Jordanian Medical Council and complete certifications for highly specialised procedures from the UK and USA. Dr Al-Talafih has been associated with the prestigious Theodor Bilharz Research Institute in Egypt for several years and is an active member of the Jordanian Gastroenterology Society, Oneexamination Group, Jordan Society of Allergy and Immunology, Jordanian Society of Internal Medicine and the British and European Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Dr. Al-Talafih is a leading expert in the treatment and management of diseases ranging from gastritis, acidity and heartburn to IBS, GERD, chronic abdominal pain, chronic diarrhoea and constipation, acute and chronic hepatitis, ulcerative colitis and crohn’s disease, liver cirrhosis, diseases of the oesophagus, pancreatic diseases, functional GIT disorders and peptic ulcer disease. His treatment options encompass both diagnostic procedures such as upper endoscopy, colonoscopy, capsule endoscopy and flexible sigmoidoscopy and therapeutic endoscopic procedures for upper and lower GIT bleeding, foreign body removal, dilatation of the oesophagus, percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) insertion, oesophageal banding of varix, varicose injection, obesity treatment (balloon, Botox) and GIT stenting. Dr. Al-Talafih enjoys reading and is proficient in Arabic and English.