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Dr. Anees Siddiqui

Paediatric Gastroenterologist

Dr. Anees Siddiqui

Paediatric Gastroenterologist


Dr. Anees Siddiqui is Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist at Al Jalila Children’s with a specialisation in neurogastroenterology and motility.
He began his medical education at the University of Texas – Southwestern and completed his paediatrics residency at Children’s Medical Center – Dallas. He then went on to pursue fellowship training in pediatric gastroenterology at Children’s Hospital – Boston / Harvard Medical School, followed by an advanced training in neurogastroenterology and motility under the tutelage of Dr. Sam Nurko.

Dr. Anees then joined Dell Children’s Medical Center in Austin Texas, to start a neurogastroenterology programme. While there, he cofounded an aerodigestive programme, a dysfunctional elimination programme, and a collaborative abdominal pain programme. Dr. Anees aspires to provide children with the gold standard of gastrointestinal care and believes that collaboration should be the foundation of paediatric healthcare.

Professional Background

Medical School

University of Texas - Southwestern (Dallas, Texas, USA)


Children’s Medical Center Dallas (Dallas, Texas, USA)– Pediatrics


Children’s Hospital Boston (Boston, Massachusetts, USA)- Pediatric Gastroenterology
Children’s Hospital Boston (Boston, Massachusetts, USA)- Neurogastroenterology and Motility

Work Experience

Dell Children’s Medical Center (Austin, Texas, USA)
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Dell Medical School (Austin, Texas)

Languages Spoken


Achievements Career Highlights

Spina Bifida Association Young Investigator Award, 2010

Subspecialist of the Year, UTSW-Austin Pediatric Residency Program 2013

Texas Monthly, SuperDocs Rising Stars Award 2013

Research & Publications

  1. Internal anal sphincter relaxation associated with bisacodyl induced colonic high amplitude propagating contractions in children with constipation: a colo-anal reflex?

  2. Anorectal manometry may identify children with spinal cord lesions.

  3. Long-term follow-up of patients after antegrade continence enema procedure.

  4. Characterization of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Isolates from Patients in Houston, Texas, by Spoligotyping

Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital

Al Jaddaf - Dubai United Arab Emirates

800 AJCH (8002524)