Hameed Raina

Dr. Hameed Raina Specialist Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist

Years of Experience : 10

Nationality : India

Languages Known : English, Urdu, Kashmiri, Hindi

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Dr. Hameed Raina has joined Burjeel Hospital as a Specialist Gastroenterologist, Hepatologist, Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopist, and Endosonographer. He did his MBBS (2011), MD (Internal Medicine-2012-2015), and DM (Gastroenterology and Hepatology-2016-2019) from the most reputed Institutes in India. He qualified for MRCP-UK(SCE) in 2020. After super -Specialization in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, he did Fellowships in Motility Disorders and Manometry (FMPB 2020), Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endosonography (FEUS 2021), Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy (FATE-2022), and Third space Endoscopy from reputed centers in India, S. Korea, and China.
He is an expert in all adult and pediatric gastrointestinal, liver, and pancreaticobiliary diseases; Early Gastrointestinal cancers; diagnostic and therapeutic gastrointestinal and mediastinal Endosonography(EUS). All Advanced diagnostic and therapeutic UGI and LGI endoscopic procedures; Third Space Endoscopy (ESD, POEM, STER, EFTR ); Diagnostic and Endoscopic management of Acid Reflux diseases; Oesophageal and Anorectal Motility disorders; Capsule Endoscopy and Enteroscopy for small Intestinal diseases; Endotherapy for Morbid obesity;
Endo-hepatology, Endoscopic management of Haemorrhoids(piles), and EUS-guided nerve blocks for severe chronic cancer-related pain.
Dr. Hameed Raina introduced many new endoscopic procedures like POEM for achalasia cardia, EUS guided liver biopsy, Endotherapy for GERD (Like ARMA, ARMS), STER for endoscopic removal of subepithelial tumors in the private health sector in Abu Dhabi.
Dr. Hameed Raina is a keen learner and researcher with over 50 peer-reviewed publications in high-indexed journals to his credit. He is also the reviewer of many journals. Before joining us, he served as a Consultant Gastroenterologist, Hepatologist, Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopist, and Endosonographer in many reputed hospitals in India. He has a vast experience of about ten years in gastroenterology, hepatology, and advanced therapeutic endoscopy and endosonography (EUS). He has conducted many workshops on advanced endoscopy and EUS. He has won many international awards and is a lifetime Member of many international professional societies like ACG, EASL, ASGE, WEO, ESGE, UEG, and APASL. His areas of expertise include,

  • All Gastrointestinal, Pancreaticobiliary, and liver diseases
  • Acid Reflux and Motility Disorders with Endoscopic Management (ARMS and POEM etc)
  • Advanced Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Third Space Endoscopy (ESD, EFTR, STER) for removal of early Gastrointestinal tumors
  • Diagnostic and Therapeutic GI and Mediastinal Endosonography (EUS)


Awards & Achievements

  • Young Investigator Awards (2021, 2022, and 2023)
  • Distinguished Paper Awards in Gastroenterology (2020 and 2021)
  • Best Endoscopic Video/Procedure Award (2022)
  • Best Reviewer Award (2019 and 2020)

Research & Publications

  • Comparison of the efficacy of levofloxacin, omeprazole, nitazoxanide, and doxycycline (LOAD) regimen with standard triple therapy to eradicate Helicobacter pylori infection: a prospective randomized study from a tertiary hospital in India. Gastroenterology and Hepatology Bed to Bench, Vol 14 ,No (4),2021.
  • Technical and clinical success rates of wall flex Duodenal Stents in unresectable Malignant Gastric Outlet Obstruction (GOO).A retrospective observational study from a tertiary Cancer Hospital in India. Gastroenterology Review,2022.
  • Is endoscopist-directed sedation for ERCP with balanced Propofol solution (BPS) practical and safe? A prospective study from a tertiary care centre in India. Gastroenterology Rev 2021; 16 (4): 324–329
  • Association of low levels of vitamin D with chronic stable angina: A prospective case-control study. Raina A, Allai MS, Shah ZA, Changal KH, Raina MA, Bhat FA. North Am J Med Sci. 2016; 8:143-50.
  • Pancreatitis secondary to Ascaris lumbricoides: A case Series analysis. Ab Hameed Raina et al. International Journal of Medical Research &Health Sciences, Volume 2 Issue 3 July - Sep Coden: IJMRHS
  • Inflammatory bowel disease in Kashmir”, Baba Iqbal Khaliq, Hameed Raina, 2018. International Journal of Current valley search, 10(03):66678-66682.
  • Differentiating secondary from primary dengue using IgG to IgM ratio in early dengue: an observational hospital based clinico-serological study from North India. Khalid Hamid Changal, Ab Hameed Raina, et. all.
  • A comparative study of tubercular pleural effusion and parapneumonic pleural effusion in non-HIV patients from a tuberculosis endemic area of Asia. Khalid Changal, Ab.Hameed Raina.European Respiratory Journal 2016.
  • Transradial versus transfemoral approach for coronary angiography and angioplasty - A prospective, randomized comparison. Bhat FA, Raina H et.al. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2017 Jan 11;17(1):23.


  • American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)
  • European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL)
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)
  • World Endoscopic Organization (WEO)
  • European Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE)
  • Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver (APASL)
  • Japanese Gastroenterological Endoscopic Society (JGES)
  • Indian Society of Gastroenterology (ISG)
  • Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India (SGEI)