The First Private Teaching Hospital in South Africa, Johannesburg

Dr Bilal Bobat

Dr Bilal Bobat

MBChB; FCP(SA); Cert Gastro (SA)

Specialist Gastroenterologist involved in the pre and post care of liver transplant patients with a special interest in hepatology and transplant hepatology

Clinical Focus

  • Transplant Hepatology With A Focus On The Care Of The Compensated And Decompensated Cirrhotic Patient With Complications Of Portal Hypertension
  • Additional Areas Of Focus Include: Autoimmune Liver Disease Such As Autoimmune Hepatitis; Priimary Sclerosing Cholangitis; Primary Biiary Cholangitis And Sarcoidosis
  • Viral Hepatitis Focusing On Hepatitis B And C And The Treatment Thereof


  • Gastroscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Video Capsule Endoscopy
  • Vibration Controlled Elastography - Commonly Delivered By The Fibroscan Device. It Is A Test That Allows The Assessment Of Hepatic Fibrosis As Well As The Quantification Of Liver Fat. It Is A Non-Invasive Technique That Is Fast And Reliable. It Is Particularly Useful As An Alternative To A Biopsy


  • Specialist Physician / Gastroenterologist