Consultant Profile

Dr Zia Mazhar

Dr Zia Mazhar FRCP
Practicing at:
Spire Hartswood Hospital
  • Gastroenterology
    • Endoscopy
    • Inflammatory bowel disease
    • Irritable bowel syndrome
Special clinical interests:

Irritable bowel syndrome
Inflammatory bowel disease
Coeliac disease and small bowel disease
Endoscopy, g
astroscopy and colonoscopy
Capsule endoscopy

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant gastroenterologist at Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
  • Royal College of Physicians (UK)
  • British Society of Gastroenterology
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • London IBD Forum
Contact Details 
Private secretary:
Sally Pursey
Private secretary telephone number:
Dr Mazhar is available for consultations at Spire Hartswood on Wednesday afternoons. Please call 01277 266 766 to arrange an appointment.
Background Information 
Professional profile:

I obtained my initial general medical and gastroenterology training in UK. I then spent some years abroad and completed my gastroenterology training after returning to UK in 2003.

I have been a consultant gastroenterologist at Basildon Hospital since 2011 and have extensive experience in inflammatory bowel disease (this includes supervising IBD MDT and IBD clinics) . I am a bowel cancer screening Programme accredited colonoscopist and run the Capsule Endoscopy service at BTUH. I am also the South Essex Bowel Cancer Screening Programme Clinical Director. 

 Endoscopy figures:
Gastroscopies: more than 4000 procedures
Colonoscopies: more than 2500 procedures
Caecal intubation rate: 98%
Excellent comfort scores
Polyp detection rate: 45%

Personal profile:

My husband is a consultant cardiologist at Southend Hospital and I have 2 sons. I enjoy sports, especially tennis, and was the University ladies tennis champion for 4 consecutive years. I am an avid gardener and enjoy travelling.

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