Dr Zia Mazhar
I am a consultant gastroenterologist with a private practice at Spire Hartswood Hospital, Brentwood Essex.
I have performed - Gastroscopies: more than 4,000 procedures. Colonoscopies: more than 2,500 procedures. Caecal intubation rate: 98%, polyp detection rate: 45%. Excellent comfort scores.
I have been a consultant gastroenterologist at Basildon Hospital since 2011 and have extensive experience in inflammatory bowel disease this includes supervising the IBS, MDT and IBD clinics). I am a bowel cancer screening programme accredited colonoscopist and run the capsule endoscopy service at BTUH.
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.
Royal College of Physicians (UK)
British Society of Gastroenterology
American Gastroenterological Association
London IBD Forum
Consultant Gastroenterologist, Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
My husband is a consultant cardiologist at Southend Hospital and I have two sons. I enjoy sports, especially tennis, and was the university ladies tennis champion for four consecutive years. I am an avid gardener and enjoy travelling.