Dr Reshma Rakshit
MBBS, MRCP, MSc
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.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Reshma Rakshit at Spire include:
PEG placements, varices management, peptic ulcers, oesophagitis, cancers, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, 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.
Spire Hartswood Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
MBBS (Honours) / Calcutta, India / 1997
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)
British Society of Gastroenterology
Royal College of Physicians
British Medical Association
Medical Defence Union
Honorary contract with Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS trust.
Apart from medicine, I have a busy social life revolving around my toddler. Our joint hobbies include music, both vocal and of the pianoforte.