Dr Sameer Zar

Dr Sameer Zar

PhD

Gastroenterology

Video consultation available

Overall Rating

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Top feedback

“An exceptional consultant who makes you feel at ease immediately with his knowledge and expertise.“
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Subspecialties

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • pancreaticobiliary medicine (bile ducts & pancreas)
  • Gastroenterology
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Languages spoken

  • Punjabi
  • English
  • Urdu
  • Hindi
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Registered with

General Medical Council: 4598859

Practices worked at

Spire Gatwick Park Hospital

Povey Cross Road, Horley, United Kingdom, RH6 0BB
0 reviews

The Lister Hospital

Chelsea Bridge Road, London, United Kingdom, SW1W 8RH
48 reviews

BUPA Cromwell Hospital

Cromwell Road, London, United Kingdom, SW5 0TU
451 reviews

Spire St Anthony's Hospital

London Road, North Cheam, Sutton, United Kingdom, SM3 9DW
0 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.

He also practices privately at Spire St Anthony’s Hospital, at the Royal Marsden Hospital’s private Unit, at Bupa Cromwell and at Spire Gateway Park Hospital.

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.

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Medical procedures

  • colonoscopy
  • endoscopy
  • ERCP
  • oesophageal manometry
  • pH studies.
  • EMR and ESD of early cancers in upper and lower GI tract
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Special interests

  • upper GI cancer
  • lower GI cancer
  • IBS
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • colitis
  • reflux disease,
  • Barrett’s oesophagus 
  • pancreas and liver disorders
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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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Reviews

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An exceptional consultant who makes you feel at ease immediately with his knowledge and expertise.

Patient seen for:
Gastro-intestinal cancers
08-07-2020
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Altogether excellent in every way.

07-07-2020
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I just had a video consultation and he was really good .

Patient seen for:
Stomach / Abdominal Pain
22-05-2020
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5
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5

Experience and professional.

16-04-2020
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I have been in the care of Dr Zar for a number of years and have always found him most pleasant and sympathetic. He instils confidence and nothing is too much trouble for him.

09-04-2020
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5
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Excellant

Patient seen for:
Stomach Cancer
04-04-2020
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5
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5
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5

Professional, good at explaining the symptoms, feel confident that he will look after you well.

Patient seen for:
Pancreatic Cancer
30-03-2020
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Feel very confident with Dr Zar very experienced in his field. Explains what going to happen very well. 5 star, my experience.

24-03-2020
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5
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Dr Zar made me feel very relaxed before my gastroscopy as I was quite anxious about the procedure. He reassured me afterwards and prescribed some medication which has helped me enormously.

Patient seen for:
GORD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease)
19-03-2020

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