Professor Reid Ally


AstraZeneca Research Trust
Scientific Review Panel Advisor

Prof Reid Ally is a Specialist Gastroenterologist and appointed adjunct Professor of Medicine in 2001. Currently he is the Head of Gastroenterology (Wits) and Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital and senior lecturer and teacher of diagnostic and interventional endoscopy.

He was instrumental in ensuring that the Charlotte Maxeke Gastroenterology unit be co-ordinated with the Baragwanath unit in terms of research, journal clubs and clinical meetings.

Reid sits on the scientific and education committee of African Middle East Association of Gastroenterology (AMAGE) and on the Training Centre’s Faculty of World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO). He is the active Director of the African Institute of Digestive Disease and held the position of President of the South African Gastroenterology Society (SAGES) from 2009-2011.

He is committed to teaching gastroenterology to undergraduates, interns, registrars and fellows and has authored numerous journal articles and abstracts.