Dr Sameer Zar

Dr Sameer Zar

PhD

Gastroenterology

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22 years of experience
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4.93

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5

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“Excellent. Five STAR. Absolute confidence in this highly regarded eminent Specialist. Grateful thanks, as ever.“
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Subspecialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Pancreaticobiliary Medicine (Bile Ducts & Pancreas)
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu
  • Hindi
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4598859
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    Practices worked at

    The Princess Grace Hospital

    42-52 Nottingham Place, London, United Kingdom, W1U 5NY
    1343 reviews

    The Wellington Hospital

    St Johns Wood, London, United Kingdom, NW8 7JA
    1016 reviews

    About

    Dr Sameer Zar is a consultant gastroenterologist practising at the Royal Marsden NHS Hospital and at Epsom and St. Helier NHS Trust, where he is currently lead for Upper GI Cancer.

    His specialist clinical interests include upper and lower GI cancer, IBS, Crohn’s and colitis, reflux disease, Barrett’s oesophagus and pancreas and liver disorders, treating and managing patients with these conditions. He is a recognised expert in colonoscopy, endoscopy and ERCP, and runs a GI physiology laboratory and specialist hepatitis service at the St Helier Hospital. He also offers oesophageal manometry and pH studies. Dr Zar underwent his postgraduate training in gastroenterology and general medicine in 2005 in the South West Thames Scheme. As part of his training, he undertook a PhD on the topic of food-specific serum antibodies and the effect of food on bowel motility in irritable bowel syndrome.

    He has an interest in academic research, having published a number of articles in peer-reviewed international journals. As well as English Dr Zar can speak Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi with his patients in the clinic.


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • colonoscopy
    • endoscopy
    • ERCP
    • oesophageal manometry
    • pH studies.
    • EMR and ESD of early cancers in upper and lower GI tract
    • upper GI cancer
    • lower GI cancer
    • IBS
    • Crohn’s Disease
    • colitis
    • reflux disease,
    • Barrett’s oesophagus 
    • pancreas and liver disorders

    Procedures

    • Colonoscopy
    • Endoscopy
    • Bowel Cancer Screening
    • Capsule Endoscopy
    • Colonic Stent
    • ERCP Procedure
    • Endoscopic Ultrasonography (EUS)
    • Gastroscopy
    • Oesophageal Stent Insertion
    • Sigmoidoscopy
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Acid Reflux
    • Achalasia
    • Barrett's Oesophagus
    • Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis)
    • Dyspepsia (Indigestion)
    • Fatty Liver Disease
    • Gastric (Stomach) Ulcers
    • Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) or Reflux
    • Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
    • Heart Burn
    • Hiatus Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    • Jaundice
    • Oesophageal Spasm
    • Oesophagitis
    • Primary Billiary Cholangitis (PBC)
    • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC)
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)
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    Education

    Education

    • PhD, University of London, 2005

     

    Memberships

    • British Society of Gastroenterology
    • Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Network
    • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)
    • American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)
    • European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE)
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