Consultant Profile

Dr Christopher J Shorrock

Dr Christopher J Shorrock BSc, MD, FRCP
Practicing at:
Spire Fylde Coast Hospital
  • Gastroenterology
    • Endoscopy
    • Liver disease
Special clinical interests:

Endoscopy, luminal gastroenterology, liver disease and ERCP, intragastric balloon procedure, medicals for divers

Research interests:
NSAID's and the gut, liver disease, colorectal cancer
Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Blackpool, Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
Fellow of Royal College of Physicians
Member of American Gastroenterolgical Association

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0800 092 9601
Private secretary telephone number:
0800 092 9601
Tuesday pm and evenings
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Shorrock qualified from Manchester University in 1980 after preclinical training at St Andrews University.  He trained in Manchester Teaching Hospitals up to and including registrar level.  He completed a two year period in research with Prof Sir Leslie Turberg  at Hope Hospital culminating in an MD with a thesis on Gastroduodenal Mucosal Defence.  Dr Shorrock then moved to Birmingham as a Lecturer in Medicine and Honorary Senior Registrar in 1988 spending five years working in the Birmingham Hepatology and Liver Transplant and Professional Medical Units.  He was then appointed Consultant Physician with an interest in Gastroenterologyto Blackpool Hospitals in 1993.

Dr Shorrock is an experienced Gastroenterologist, who has been practicing at Spire Fylde Coast Hospital since 1993.  He has extensive experience in all aspects of endoscopy, particularly therapeutic endoscopy including ERCP which he has performed since 1984.

Personal profile:
Dr Shorrock has many non-medical interests, which revolve around his busy family life with four children! He is a keen cricketer and still practises and teaches Karate to children. Dr Shorrock is also interested in computing and the internet.

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Dr Christopher J Shorrock

Dr Christopher J Shorrock Gastroenterology Consultant, Blackpool, Lancashire, private hospital specialist.

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