He was appointed as a consultant at UCLH in 2011. He is the director of endoscopy for the division of gastroenterology at University College Hospital and leads the upper GI interventional endoscopic unit. His main interests are pre-malignant and malignant disorders of the upper gastrointestinal tract, with a particular interest in Barrett’s and Squamous neoplasia, oesophageal cancer and advanced interventional endoscopy. His main areas of interest and clinical research focus on novel and innovative endoscopic imaging techniques and therapeutic endoscopic approaches such as endoscopic resection, radiofrequency ablation, cryoablation, endoscopic ultrasound and complex stricture management.
He has an academic position at UCL exploring existing and novel endoscopic imaging technologies for detecting early cancers. His other main research focus is minimally invasive techniques for treating cancers of the upper gastrointestinal tract and metabolic endoscopy. He is active academically and continues to lead and be involved in several national and international clinical trials in these fields. He is a member of the BSG (British Society of Gastroenterology) oesophageal committee and coordinates several highly acclaimed live endoscopy workshops at UCLH every year.
Clinical interests and Expertise:
Dr. Haidry specializes in seeing patients with the following conditions and performing the following procedures:
• Expert diagnosis of Heartburn, indigestion and acid reflux
• Wireless BRAVO pH monitoring of patients with suspected GORD
• Diagnosis and surveillance of Barrett’s Oeosphagus early squamous cell cancer of the oesophagus
• Treatment of Barrett’s Oeosphagus with radiofrequency ablation, cryo-ablation and endoscopic resection
• Treatment of patients with complex oesophageal strictures and Achalasia
• Palliation of symptoms with endoscopic therapy for patients with Oesophageal cancer with stents and laser therapy.
• Endoscopic treatment of patent’s with Zenker’s diverticulum and pharyngeal pouches
• Gastrointestinal fistula repair with endoscopic suturing.
• Diagnosis of Small bowel bacterial overgrowth and the use of probiotic therapy, dietary and antibiotic therapy for improvement of symptoms
• Diarrhoea & Constipation
• Abdominal bloating and excessive gas
• Coeliac disease and Food intolerances