Anurag Sekra


I am New Zealand trained gastroenterologist who was born and brought up in India.  I went for my medical school in Amlaty, Kazakhstan.  I speak Hindi and Russian.  I did 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 – diagnostic and therapeutic gastroscopy and colonoscopy
  • Chromoendoscopy and virtual chromoendoscopy
  • Wireless capsule endoscopy
  • Bowel cancer screening and colorectal cancer
  • 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