Dr Rakesh Shah

Gastroenterology, General (internal) medicine 04427186


  • Fee assured
  • Not in Open Referral network
  • Accredited endoscopist
Fee assured
Not in Open Referral network
Accredited endoscopist

Bupa specialist

  • Accredited endoscopist


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

I am a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Clinical Lead for Gastroenterology at Broomfield Hospital in Essex. I provide private assessment and treatment for gastrointestinal problems, including heartburn, anaemia, bleeding, abdominal pain, anal disorders and change in bowel habit, at Springfield Hospital in Chelmsford.
I qualified from the University College London School of Medicine in 1997. I hold bachelor degrees in medicine and anatomy. I was awarded the MRCP in 2000 and performed academic research in Crohn's disease at St Mark's Academic Institute, London between 2004 and 2006. I obtained the Certificate of Completion of Training in 2008 and since have been on the Specialist Register in both Gastroenterology and General Medicine.

Areas of interest

Endoscopy - lower GI; Liver disease; Gastro-oesophageal reflux; Endoscopy - therapeutic; Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS); Bowel disease including inflammatory (IBD); Oesophageal dilatation; Oesophageal injection; Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) insertion and removal; Polyp removal; Endoscopic haemostasis; Bowel cancer screening; Barrett's oesophagus; Small bowel disease including capsule endoscopy and malabsorption; Chronic constipation; Chronic diarrhoea; Gastrointestinal infections; Variceal banding; APC therapy; Gut motility disorders.

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Procedures completed

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

    Ramsay Springfield Hospital (5-50)

  • G6500

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (1-5)

    Ramsay Springfield Hospital (1-5)

  • H2002

    Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (1-5)

    Ramsay Springfield Hospital (1-5)

  • H2502

    Diagnostic flexible sigmoidoscopy (including forceps biopsy and proctoscopy) - (1-5)

    Ramsay Springfield Hospital (1-5)

  • G8082

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) and immediate colonoscopy includes forceps biopsies, biopsy test and dye spray (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

    Ramsay Springfield Hospital (1-5)

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