Dr Reshma Rakshit

DR RESHMA RAKSHIT

MBBS MSc MRCP PGCert Allergy

Consultant Gastroenterologist

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Essex

"I am a mother to a lively youngster and enjoy reading, singing and playing the piano in my spare time."

MEDSTARS SAYS

Reshma is a dedicated Essex-based gastroenterologist with extensive private experience, working in Chelmsford, Colchester and Brentwood. She has particular expertise in irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn's and ulcerative colitis, but is also experienced in general gastrointestinal disorders.

Expertise

  • Chronic Constipation

  • Endoscopy

  • Functional Disorders of the Gut

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Interests

  • Abdominal Discomfort and Pain

  • Allergic Disorders of the Gut

  • Coeliac Disease

  • Reflux/Indigestion/Heartburn

  • Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

Regulatory Body

  • General Medical Council

    No. 5198455

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EDUCATION

University of Kolkata Medical College 1997University of Nottingham 2006University of Southampton 2018Royal College of Physicians, London 2002

LANGUAGES

Bengali, English, Hindi


I have been a Consultant Gastroenterologist working in Chelmsford since 2009. I began practising at Broomfield Hospital where I was the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Lead and the Lead for Endoscopy Training. I now provide a Gastroenterology service in the Springfield Hospital in Chelmsford, where I am also the only female colonoscopist. I have now started practising at Oaks Hospital in Colchester, Spire Hospital in Hartswood and Baddow Hospital in Chelmsford. I graduated in Medicine from the University of Kolkata in 1997 and completed my Specialist Training in the University Hospitals of Leicester, qualifying in Gastroenterology and General Medicine in 2009. I researched the effects of Inflammatory Bowel Disease on bone metabolism and was awarded a Masters in Health Services Research by Nottingham University in 2006. I have completed a post graduate certificate in allergy and wish to incorporate this in my practice. I have developed an expertise in functional disorders of the gut including irritable bowel syndrome, chronic constipation, dyspepsia, chronic diarrhoea and bloating. Communication and patient choice are key in my practice. I strongly believe that a good doctor-patient relationship leads to the best outcomes.

This practitioner is listed with the following insurers:

  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Aviva Healthcare
  • BUPA
  • CS Healthcare
  • Cigna HealthCare
  • Exeter Friendly Society
  • Freedom Health Insurance
  • Healix
  • Legal and General
  • PruHealth
  • Simplyhealth Group Limited
  • Standard Life Health Insurance
  • Vitality
  • Western Provident Association Health Insurance

British Society of Gastroenterology

Royal College of Physicians

Sorry, there are no locations for this practitioner

Expertise

  • Chronic Constipation

  • Endoscopy

  • Functional Disorders of the Gut

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Interests

  • Abdominal Discomfort and Pain

  • Allergic Disorders of the Gut

  • Coeliac Disease

  • Reflux/Indigestion/Heartburn

  • Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

Regulatory Body

  • General Medical Council

    No. 5198455

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ABOUT
EDUCATION

University of Kolkata Medical College 1997University of Nottingham 2006University of Southampton 2018Royal College of Physicians, London 2002

LANGUAGES

Bengali, English, Hindi


I have been a Consultant Gastroenterologist working in Chelmsford since 2009. I began practising at Broomfield Hospital where I was the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Lead and the Lead for Endoscopy Training. I now provide a Gastroenterology service in the Springfield Hospital in Chelmsford, where I am also the only female colonoscopist. I have now started practising at Oaks Hospital in Colchester, Spire Hospital in Hartswood and Baddow Hospital in Chelmsford. I graduated in Medicine from the University of Kolkata in 1997 and completed my Specialist Training in the University Hospitals of Leicester, qualifying in Gastroenterology and General Medicine in 2009. I researched the effects of Inflammatory Bowel Disease on bone metabolism and was awarded a Masters in Health Services Research by Nottingham University in 2006. I have completed a post graduate certificate in allergy and wish to incorporate this in my practice. I have developed an expertise in functional disorders of the gut including irritable bowel syndrome, chronic constipation, dyspepsia, chronic diarrhoea and bloating. Communication and patient choice are key in my practice. I strongly believe that a good doctor-patient relationship leads to the best outcomes.

INSURERS

This practitioner is listed with the following insurers:

  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Aviva Healthcare
  • BUPA
  • CS Healthcare
  • Cigna HealthCare
  • Exeter Friendly Society
  • Freedom Health Insurance
  • Healix
  • Legal and General
  • PruHealth
  • Simplyhealth Group Limited
  • Standard Life Health Insurance
  • Vitality
  • Western Provident Association Health Insurance
PROFESSIONAL BODIES

British Society of Gastroenterology

Royal College of Physicians