Consultant Profile

Dr Natalie Direkze

Dr Natalie Direkze MA Hons
Practicing at:
Spire Clare Park Hospital
  • Gastroenterology
    Special clinical interests:
    • General gastroenterology
    • Inflammatory bowel disease
    • Barrett’s oesophagus 
    • Endoscopy and colonoscopy
    • Capsule endoscopy
    Current NHS and /or university posts:
    • St Mary's Hospital
    • Honorary Consultant The Royal London Hospital
    Year of first medical qualification:
    Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
    • Royal College of Physicians
    • GMC
    Contact Details 
    Private secretary:
    Sharlene Slaney
    Private secretary telephone number:
    07731 619 386
    Private secretary fax:
    01276 526 197
    Private secretary email address:
    Monday pm
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Dr Natalie Direkze was educated at North London Collegiate school before completing an undergraduate degree in Natural Sciences at Cambridge University. During this course she realised that her interest lay in the medical specialties and chose to study medicine at St Mary’s Hospital (Imperial College, London). Following junior medical posts in London she was appointed to the North West London gastroenterology training programme in 1999. She completed a PhD in adult stem cell biology at Cancer Research UK in 2006 (Imperial College) prior to taking up a post as clinical lecturer at Barts and the London NHS Trust from 2007 to 2009. She was appointed to Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation trust as a consultant gastroenterologist and general physician in 2009 and is now based in St Mary's Hospital, Paddington. 

    Dr Natalie Direkze has an interest in luminal gastroenterology. She has a particular interest in inflammatory bowel disease and also upper gastro intestinal disorders. She has developed an interest in Barrett’s oesophagus and the newer treatments available for this such as radio-frequency ablation.
    She also has a keen interest in endoscopy and performs endoscopy, colonoscopy and capsule endoscopy. She also sees patients with other gastrointestinal symptoms and disorders such as change in bowel habit, anaemia, reflux symptoms and gastrointestinal bleeding.

    Personal profile:

    Dr Direkze has a number of other interests including recreational cycling ( with her family) and Bikram yoga (on her own!)

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