Dr Reshma Rakshit

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Practising at

Spire Hartswood Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Reshma Rakshit at Spire include:


Other treatments

PEG placements, varices management, peptic ulcers, oesophagitis, cancers, inflammatory bowel disease, rectal bleeding, colonic polyps, bloating, colon cancers. Liver, pancreas and gallbladder disorders gallstones, pancreatitis, hepatitis, fatty liver disease, cancers. Nutritional disorders, including Coeliac disease, allergic diseases of the gut. Functional GI diseases including constipation and diarrhoea, bloating, dyspepsia, flatulence and abdominal pain. 

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Professional profile

I am a consultant gastroenterologist and general physician, having started training in gastroenterology in 2002. I provide an extensive and wide gastroenterology service ranging from endoscopy to luminal diseases and including nutrition and liver diseases. I provide a private practice at Spire Hartswood Hospital, Brentwood, Essex in their clean and comfortable hospital.

My areas of specialist interest are Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease and colitis), irritable bowel disease, gastro-oesophageal reflux and functional gastro-intestinal diseases (FGID), especially constipation

I was formerly the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Lead and Endoscopy Training Lead in Broomfield Hospital.

I offer an empathic and efficient service that aims at excellent patient management and satisfaction.

Clinical Interests

Inflammatory bowel disease

Gastroscopy, colonoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, polyectomy, PEG placements, varices management, upper gastrointestinal diseases, lower gastrointestinal diseases, liver, pancreas and gallbladder disorders, nutritional disorders and functional GI diseases.

Private contact details

Telephone Spire Hartswood 01277 266 766
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Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS (Honours) / Calcutta, India / 1997
MBBS (Honours)

MRCP / London, UK / 2002

MSc Health Services Research / Nottingham University / 2006
MSc Health Services Research

CCT Gastroenterology and General Medicine (Certificates of completion of training) / UK / 2009
CCT Gastroenterology and General Medicine (Certificates of completion of training)

Professional memberships

British Society of Gastroenterology
Royal College of Physicians
British Medical Association
Medical Defence Union

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Current NHS posts

Honorary contract with Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS trust.  


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Personal Profile

Apart from medicine, I have a busy social life revolving around my toddler. Our joint hobbies include music, both vocal and of the pianoforte. 

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