Consultant Details


Direkze, Dr. Shamindra

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Practice: Suite 23, Blackrock Clinic

Secretary: Fiona Taylor
Clinic Times: Wednesday & Friday pm
Telephone: 085 187 0706
Fax: 01 686 4999
Email: office.shamindra.direkze@blackrock-clinic.com



Special Interests

General gastroenterology, hepatology, advanced endoscopy.

Professional Profile

Dr Shamindra Direkze is a consultant gastroenterologist and hepatologist. He graduated from the prestigious MB PhD programme at University College London in 2007 and went on to complete his specialist training in gastroenterology in the London deanery which has included experience in a number of advanced gastroenterology and liver centres including University College London Hospital, The Royal Free Hospital and Kings College Hospital Liver Unit.

On moving to Ireland in 2017, he has held consultant posts in the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital and most recently St Vincent’s University Hospital, where he was a registered bowel screening colonoscopist and was a part of the inflammatory bowel disease team based there. He has an interest in advanced endoscopic techniques which includes excision of large colonic polyps/lesions. He has a number of publications and prizes from his post graduate training.

Research Interests

Hepatology, luminal gastroenterology, advanced endoscopy

Current Membership

  • Irish Society of Gastroenterologists
  • British Society of Gastroenterologists
  • Royal College of Physicians (London)

Personal Profile

Shamindra is a keen cyclist, participating in the ICU 4 U charity cycle from Cork to Dublin in 2020, as well as being active in competitive cycling. He is also a keen hiker and has completed a number of treks throughout Europe and Asia. He has previously played rugby at county and university level.

Shamindra moved to Dublin in 2017 with his wife who is from Ireland, and now has a daughter.

Appointment Requirements

  • Urgent referrals – please phone to enable me to expedite necessary investigations. I am happy to discuss cases with referrers.
  • Referral letter from GP – email referrals also welcome. Please use office.shamindra.direkze@blackrock-clinic.com
  • Healthlink referral