Dr Anurag Sekra


Anurag Sekra is a specialist gastroenterologist who consults at Marina Specialists on Thursday mornings.

Appointments are made by phoning Marina Specialists on 09 534 4040.

Anurag is a New Zealand trained Gastroenterologist who was born and brought up in India. He went to medical school in Amlaty, Kazakhstan. He can converse in Hindi and Russian. He came to NZ to undergo his basic and advanced training in general medicine in Hamilton. Following this he underwent specialist training in gastroenterology in Auckland. Anurag has a broad range of experience in all aspects of gastroenterology, with a particular interest in therapeutic endoscopy, newer endoscopic imaging techniques like chromoendoscopy and virtual chromoendoscopy, and IBD (inflammatory bowel disease).

Anurag’s areas of expertise:

  • Endoscopy – Diagnostic and therapeutic gastroscopy and colonoscopy
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection and Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection for treatment of early GI cancers
  • Stent placement for palliation of GI cancers
  • Chromoendoscopy and virtual chromoendoscopy
  • Wireless capsule endoscopy
  • Bowel cancer screening
  • Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (GORD)
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Liver disease
  • Coeliac disease
  • Intragastric balloon insertion for weight loss

His training:

  • Kazakh National Medical University, Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • General Medicine basic and advanced training, Waikato
  • Gastroenterology and hepatology advanced training, Auckland

Current Employment:

  • Consultant Gastroenterologist and Interventional Endoscopist, Middlemore Hospital
  • Clinical Head, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Middlemore Hospital

Visit the MacMurray Centre website to learn more about Anurag and the gastroenterology services he provides.

Consulting & Contact Details


Marina Specialists continues to offer full services under the current Orange Traffic Light setting. If possible it is requested that patients come alone - if required, a maximum of one support person is permitted. Wearing of masks is mandatory for all. Anyone who has a positive Covid test or symptoms consistent with Covid infection, and/or who should be self-isolating, will not be admitted to the clinic. We would appreciate knowledge of your Covid vaccination status as this will help us to manage risk to both staff and other patients. However we wish to reassure you that your vaccination status will not affect your ability to receive treatment. Please email us using the Contact Form if you have any questions.

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