Consultant Profile

Dr Zahed Ahmed

Dr Zahed Ahmed MB. CH.B. MRCP (Gastroenterology)
Practicing at:
Spire Wellesley Hospital
  • Gastroenterology
    • Bowel disease
    • Colonoscopy
    • Endoscopy
    • Inflammatory bowel disease
    • Irritable bowel syndrome
    • Liver disease
Special clinical interests:

Inflammatory bowel disease, gastrointestinal cancer, dyspepsia and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, therapeutic endoscopy, capsule endoscopy, gastroscopy, endoscopic ultrasonography, colitis, indigestion, gall stones, rectal bleeding.

Research interests:

Therapeutic endoscopy, capsule endoscopy

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Southend University Hospital, Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Royal College of Physicians (London)

British Society of Gastroenterology

European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

European Group for Endoscopic Ultrasonography

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01702 447 921
Private secretary:
Lynne Richards
Private secretary telephone number:
01245 400 993
Private secretary fax:
01245 400 764
Dr Ahmed is available on Monday afternoons from 2pm - 5pm
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Zahed Ahmed is a gastroenterologist and general physician who trained in Leeds at St James Hospital and Leeds General Infirmary. He moved to Essex in 2011 working as Consultant at Southend University Hospital and was then formally appointed to the post of Consultant Gastroenterologist in 2013.

Dr Ahmed has a wealth of experience in gastroenterology including conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), oesophageal disorders such as reflux (heartburn) and oesophageal cancer, dyspepsia (indigestion), bowel cancer, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, coeliac disease and as well as managing patients with diarrhoea or constipation.

Dr Ahmed is able to offer investigation with Video Capsule Endoscopy which is a non-invasive means of viewing the small bowel and has recently began to carry out Video Colon Capsule Endoscopy in patients where a colonoscopy is considered not to be possible or desirable.

Dr Ahmed is a highly skilled endoscopist performing safe and thorough procedures with minimal amount of discomfort in procedures such as diagnostic gastroscopy, colonoscopy, and sigmoidoscopy as well as advance colonoscopic therapy such as polyp removal (polypectomy and endomucosal resection)

Personal profile:

Dr Ahmed is married with two children. He lives in Essex and is an active member of his local community.

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Dr Ahmed welcomes appropriate patients wishing to refer and pay for treatment themselves without the need for a GP's letter of referral.

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