Dr Natalie Direkze

Gastro-enterology, General (internal) medicine

MBBS
In practice since 1996
Female
Speaks: English
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Dr Natalie Direkze was educated in London before completing an undergraduate degree in natural sciences at Cambridge University. During this course she realised that her interest lay in the medical specialties and subsequently studied medicine at St Mary’s Hospital (Imperial College, London). Following junior medical posts in London she completed a PhD in adult stem cell biology at Cancer Research UK in 2006 (Imperial College) prior to taking up a post as clinical lecturer at Bart’s and the Lond...
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SPECIALTIES AND SUB-SPECIALTIES
  • Gastro-enterology
  • General (internal) medicine
SPOKEN LANGUAGES
  • English
QUALIFICATIONS AND FELLOWSHIPS
  • MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

    University of London - 1995
SPECIAL INTERESTS

  • Luminal gastroenterology
  • Endoscopy (upper GI endoscopy, colonoscopy, capsule endoscopy)
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

BIOGRAPHY
Dr Natalie Direkze was educated in London before completing an undergraduate degree in natural sciences at Cambridge University. During this course she realised that her interest lay in the medical specialties and subsequently studied medicine at St Mary’s Hospital (Imperial College, London). Following junior medical posts in London she completed a PhD in adult stem cell biology at Cancer Research UK in 2006 (Imperial College) prior to taking up a post as clinical lecturer at Bart’s and the London NHS Trust from 2007 to 2009. She was appointed to Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation trust as a consultant in 2009. She moved from Frimley Park to St Mary’s Hospital in 2015 where she continues her practice as a consultant gastroenterologist and general physician.

Dr Natalie Direkze has an interest in luminal gastroenterology. She has a particular interest in inflammatory bowel disease and also upper gastro-intestinal disorders. She has developed an interest in Barrett’s oesophagus and the newer treatments available for this such as radio-frequency ablation.
She also has a keen interest in endoscopy and performs gastroscopy, colonoscopy (she is a bowel cancer screening programme accredited colonoscopist) and capsule endoscopy. She also sees patients with other gastrointestinal symptoms and disorders such as change in bowel habit, anaemia, reflux symptoms and gastrointestinal bleeding.