Dr Chirag Oza - Consultant gastroenterologist, Springfield Hospital, Chelmsford

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Dr Chirag Oza - Gastroenterology

Dr Chirag Oza is a Consultant Gastroenterologist who specialises in hepatology

Based at: Springfield Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

Hepatology, deranged LFT’s, NASH, NAFLD, alcohol-related liver disease, cirrhosis, auto-immune liver disease, cholangiopathies, therapeutic endoscopy, interventional endoscopy, diagnostic endoscopy, variceal banding, diagnostic colonoscopy, upper and lower GI stenting.

Hepatology
Deranged LFTs
Viral Hepatitis
NAFLD
NASH
Auto-Immune Liver Disorders

Hepato-pancreato-biliary (at MEHT)
Stenting of benign/malignant strictures
Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) - Diagnostic & Therapeutic 
Biliary Duct Stone Extraction

Gastrointestinal
Upper GI Endoscopy & Colonoscopy
Investigating IBS, IBD, Colitis, Crohns & Coeliac Disease
Upper & Lower stenting of malignant strictures (at MEHT)

 

Academic background

Medical school training at Royal Free Hospital, London. House jobs in Ilford, followed by multiple SHO jobs at Royal Free Hospital for 3 ½ years. Final SHO Jobs in Dartford. Registrar training in Yorkshire including Leeds Liver transplant unit, Halifax, Huddersfield and Bradford. Locum Consultant in Harlow until current substantive post.

Excellent links to Addenbrooke’s Liver transplant unit, and Basildon Hospital for Fibroscan

 

Professional Memberships

General Medical Council - GMC No. 6049863
British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG)
British Association for the Study of the Liver (BASL)
European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL)
Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP)

 

NHS base

Broomfield Hospital (MEHT) - Consultant and Clinical Lead for Gastroenterology and Endoscopy / Consultant Hepatologist. Additionally, Dr Oza leads the Broomfield Hepatology and Hepato-biliary cancer MDT services

Clinic Times

Tuesday afternoons

Go to hospital website

http://www.gastrohealthcarelimited.co.uk/
01245 200307