MacMurray Gastroenterologist Anurag Sekra

Anurag Sekra

I am a New Zealand trained gastroenterologist who grew up in India. I speak Hindi and Russian. I attended medical school in Amlaty, Kazakhstan, and completed my basic and advanced training in general medicine in Hamilton, Waikato. Following this I finished my training in gastroenterology in Auckland. I have a broad range of experience in all aspects of gastroenterology and have a particular interest in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, newer endoscopic imaging techniques like chromoendoscopy and virtual chromoendoscopy, and IBD (inflammatory bowel disease).

Areas of expertise:

  • Endoscopy – gastroscopy and colonoscopy
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection and Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection for treatment of early cancers
  • Stent placement for palliation of GI cancers
  • Chromoendoscopy
  • Wireless capsule endoscopy
  • Bowel cancer screening
  • Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD)
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Coeliac disease



Current employment:

  • Consultant Gastroenterologist and Interventional Endoscopist, Middlemore Hospital, Auckland


  • Kazakh National Medical University, Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology Advanced Training, Auckland
  • General Medicine Basic and Advanced Training, Waikato

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