Consultant Profile

Dr Sharon Marlowe

Name:
Dr Sharon Marlowe  MBChB, MRCP(Lon), DTM&H (Lon), MD Trop Med(Lon)
Practicing at:
Spire Bristol Hospital
Specialties:
  • General medicine
    • Infectious diseases
    • Tropical medicine
Special clinical interests:

In addition to general Infectious Diseases, Dr Marlowe has a particular interest in Tropical Diseases and infections in Returning Travellers, chronic infections including Tuberculosis, HIV and Viral Hepatitis. 

Research interests:

She has carried out International and National Reseach Programmes in HIV, Tuberculosis & other Mycobacterial Diseases, Tropical Medicine and Viral Hepatitis.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Honorary Consultant in Infectious Diseases at Bristol Royal Infirmary

Year of first medical qualification:
1994
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Royal College of Physicians

British Infection Association

Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

The British Global & Travel Health Association

 
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0117 980 4070
Private secretary:
Margaret Watson
Private secretary email address:
Availability:
Weekly clinic Tuesdays 9.30 - 12.30am
 
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Marlowe originally trained as a doctor at Bristol University and has gone on to train in some of the premiere centres for Infectious Diseases, Tropical Medicine and Clinical Microbiology in the UK and around the world. She worked and was awarded an MD for her research at the world famous London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. She went on to be appointed as a consultant at Flinders University Hospital Australia. Her experience has also included 3 yrs in Ethiopia and Nepal and a strong research background initially running Public Health Programmes in HIV in Africa for the Department for International Development (DFID) then carrying out International Clinical Trials in Mycobacterial Diseases. She went on to work in Birmingham and Manchester before returning to make her home back in Bristol.She has been appointed as a consultant in the NHS and has worked with the Health Protection Agency in the South West in their TB programme. Currently she is involved in research into Hepatitis C with the University of Bristol and is now an Honorary Consultant at the BRI in Infectious Diseases & Viral Hepatitis. 



Personal profile:

Dr Marlowe was born in South America and her interest in the illnesses caused by Tropical parasites and bugs has not waned since she left. She has travelled for pleasure and work around South America, The Caribbean, Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Although she has settled in Bristol with her husband and two children, international travel has not been curtailed, but now involves the whole family. She is a keen hiker and has hiked in the Himalayas, Andes and Pyrenees. Adventure is never far away with White Water Rafting in Nepal and sea kayaking in Baja California and the Sounds of New Zealand. She enjoys horse riding, scuba diving and sailing. Relaxation comes from singing in choirs from the Bristol Choral Society to the Bristol Gurt Lush Choir.

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