Dr Reshma Rakshit

Dr Reshma Rakshit

Dr Reshma Rakshit is a Consultant Gastroenterologist in Essex specialising in inflammatory bowel disease, endoscopy and gastrointestinal disorders

NHS base
GMC Number
5198455
Clinic Timetable
Clinical interests

Diagnostic and Therapeutic endoscopies, Gastrointestinal cancers, GI Endoscopy, Gastroscopy, Hepatology, Inflammatory bowel diseases, Functional bowel diseases including Irritable bowel syndrome, Reflux and oesophageal disorders, Liver Diseases, Nutritional disorders, Allergic disorders of the gut, Coeliac disease, Acute GI emergencies, Hepato-pancreatico-biliary disease, Stomach ulcers, Reflux/Indigestion/Heartburn, Nausea and vomiting, Abdominal discomfort and pain, stomach upset, Difficulty in swallowing, Constipation or diarrhoea, Blood in stools.

Health Corner Acid Reflux - watch here
Health Corner Bowel Cancer - watch here
What is a Colonoscopy? - watch here
Demystifying Stomach Aches - read here
How often should you be pooing? - read here

Professional Memberships

British society of Gastroenterology
Royal College of Physicians
London British Medical Association
Medical Defence Union

Academic Background

Dr Reshma Rakshit is a Consultant Gastroenterologist who has been working in Chelmsford since 2009. She began practising at Broomfield Hospital where she was the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Lead and the Lead for Endoscopy Training. She now provides a Gastroenterology service in the Springfield Hospital, where she is also the only female Colonoscopist. She has returned to the NHS at Broomfield Hospital since 2020 and continues to practice privately at Springfield Hospital and Spire Hartswood Hospital.

Owing to her extensive medical experience, she has an invested interest in all aspects of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy. She graduated in Medicine from India in 1997 and thereafter completed Specialist Training in the University Hospitals of Leicester, culminating in a CCT in Gastroenterology and General Medicine in 2009. Previous to this, she researched the effects of Inflammatory Bowel Disease on Bone metabolism and was awarded a Masters in Health Services Research by Nottingham University in 2006. She has a postgraduate certificate degree from University of Southampton (2018) on Allergy and Immunology.

She has a keen interest in Neurogastroenterology and sits on the Neurogastroenterology Committee of The British Society of Gastroenterology.

Furthermore, Dr Rakshit has general gastroenterology experience including inpatient, outpatient and interdisciplinary review of patients.

Challenging herself to learn new skills is a key part of her enthusiasm for life. She has become a proficient swimmer and sewist!

Website

NHS base

GMC Number

5198455

Clinic Timetable

Clinical interests

Diagnostic and Therapeutic endoscopies, Gastrointestinal cancers, GI Endoscopy, Gastroscopy, Hepatology, Inflammatory bowel diseases, Functional bowel diseases including Irritable bowel syndrome, Reflux and oesophageal disorders, Liver Diseases, Nutritional disorders, Allergic disorders of the gut, Coeliac disease, Acute GI emergencies, Hepato-pancreatico-biliary disease, Stomach ulcers, Reflux/Indigestion/Heartburn, Nausea and vomiting, Abdominal discomfort and pain, stomach upset, Difficulty in swallowing, Constipation or diarrhoea, Blood in stools.

Health Corner Acid Reflux - watch here
Health Corner Bowel Cancer - watch here
What is a Colonoscopy? - watch here
Demystifying Stomach Aches - read here
How often should you be pooing? - read here

Professional Memberships

British society of Gastroenterology
Royal College of Physicians
London British Medical Association
Medical Defence Union

Academic Background

Dr Reshma Rakshit is a Consultant Gastroenterologist who has been working in Chelmsford since 2009. She began practising at Broomfield Hospital where she was the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Lead and the Lead for Endoscopy Training. She now provides a Gastroenterology service in the Springfield Hospital, where she is also the only female Colonoscopist. She has returned to the NHS at Broomfield Hospital since 2020 and continues to practice privately at Springfield Hospital and Spire Hartswood Hospital.

Owing to her extensive medical experience, she has an invested interest in all aspects of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy. She graduated in Medicine from India in 1997 and thereafter completed Specialist Training in the University Hospitals of Leicester, culminating in a CCT in Gastroenterology and General Medicine in 2009. Previous to this, she researched the effects of Inflammatory Bowel Disease on Bone metabolism and was awarded a Masters in Health Services Research by Nottingham University in 2006. She has a postgraduate certificate degree from University of Southampton (2018) on Allergy and Immunology.

She has a keen interest in Neurogastroenterology and sits on the Neurogastroenterology Committee of The British Society of Gastroenterology.

Furthermore, Dr Rakshit has general gastroenterology experience including inpatient, outpatient and interdisciplinary review of patients.

Challenging herself to learn new skills is a key part of her enthusiasm for life. She has become a proficient swimmer and sewist!

Website

Patient Feedback

  • Thanks for your help and perseverance in assisting me to get the treatment I needed. Your support was very much appreciated.
    December 2023
  • I had an endoscopy and just wanted to send a thank you to Dr Rakshit and her team on the day. I was very anxious and everyone I cam into contact with was supportive and caring.
    January 2023
  • Thank you very much for looking after us this year. Thank you for taking the time to explain things so clearly and your kindness - it is very much appreciated.
    2022
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