Dr Rakesh Shah - Consultant Gastroenterologist, Springfield Hospital

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Dr Rakesh Shah - Gastroenterology

Dr Rakesh Shah specialises in gatroenterology including IBS, inflammatory bowel disease, endoscopy, reflux and liver disease.

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

Clinical interests

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), inflammatory bowel disease, diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and all aspects of general gastroenterology and liver disease.

Academic background

Dr Shah qualified from the University College London School of Medicine in 1997, holding bachelor degrees in medicine and anatomy. He was awarded the MRCP in 2000 and performed academic research in Crohn’s disease at St Mark’s Academic Institute in London between 2004 and 2006.

Dr Shah obtained his Certificate of Completion of Training in 2008. His recent appointments include a consulting role at Broomfield Hospital since 2009, clinic lead for inflammatory bowel disease for Mid Essex Hospitals NHS Trust since 2012, Medical Advisor for the Mid Essex Group of Crohn’s and Colitis UK since 2014 and a JAG accredited endoscopist and endoscopy trainer. 

Professional Memberships

Dr Shah is a member of the Royal College of Physicians, British Society of Gastroenterology and Medical Protection Society

NHS base

Broomfield Hospital

Clinic Times

Thursday pm

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01245 200307