Ehsaan Akhtar, MD, MPH


Dr. Ehsaan Akhtar is board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. He is fluent in medical Spanish. Dr. Ehsaan  Akhtar looks forward to utilizing the latest advanced endoscopy techniques to take care of patients in his hometown of Fresno, California.

Board Certified:
Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology

Education & Training

  • Undergraduate • University of California, Berkeley, CA
  • Graduate School, Masters of Public Health • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  • Medical School • University of California, Davis, CA
  • Internal Medicine Residency • Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Gastroenterology Fellowship • Scripps Clinic and Scripps Green Hospital, San Diego, CA
  • Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship • Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA


  • Dr. Ehsaan Akhtar, a Fresno native, will join Dr. Naeem Akhtar, Dr. Ambreen Khurshid, and Mikhail Alper at California Gastroenterology Associates in July 2020, after completing his training in Gastroenterology & Hepatology and Advanced Endoscopy.

Professional Affiliations

Areas of Clinical Interest

  • EUS guided: pancreatic mass biopsy, pancreatic and esophageal cancer staging, mediastinal lymph node biopsy, AXIOS stent placement, celiac block for pain management, Trans-gastric Liver Biopsy, pancreas cyst aspiration
  • ERCP and Spyglass
  • Endoscopic management of post-Roux-En-Y gastric bypass stenosis and leaks
  • Endoscopic Suturing
  • Endoscopic stent placement for malignant strictures
  • Endoscopic pneumatic dilation for achalasia
  • Intragastric Balloon Insertion
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection