Dr Abdul Shaikh is a consultant gastroenterologist with special interest in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and Western hospital.
He graduated from Baqai Medical University in Pakistan in 2004 and came to Australia in 2007 to further his medical training. He trained in gastroenterology at the Lyell McEwin Hospital, Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Royal Adelaide hospital. He was the IBD Fellow at Royal Adelaide Hospital in 2020 and was admitted to the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2021.
Dr Shaikh has interest in evaluating the role of diet in inflammatory bowel disease and is pursuing research in this area at the Royal Adelaide Hospital. He is also actively involved in the clinical trials unit at the Royal Adelaide hospital offering people with IBD other alternatives and consults as part of the multi-disciplinary team at IBD SA.
Apart from inflammatory bowel disease, he is also interested in general gastroenterology and hepatology and accredited to perform endoscopy and colonoscopy.