Consultant Profile

Dr Paul Cahalin

Dr Paul Cahalin MA, MBBS, MRCP, FRCPath
Practicing at:
Spire Fylde Coast Hospital
  • Haematology
    • Haematological oncology
Special clinical interests:

Dr Paul Cahalin has a broad experience in all aspects of haematology, including both malignant and non-malignant haematology.  He has extensive experience in the interpretation of abnormal blood count results, as well as the treatment of clotting disorders, including any problems that may arise before planned surgery.

Dr Cahalin's particular interests include the treatment of acute leukaemias, myelodysplasia and chronic myeloid leukaemia. He is the Acute Leukaemia Lead Clinician for the Lancashire and South Cumbria Cancer Network, covering a population of 1.6 million people. He is based at Blackpool Victoria Hospital, which is the regional centre for the treatment of this disorder, as well as the treatment of other serious blood diseases requiring complex therapy. 

Research interests:

Dr Cahalin has been heavily involved in the recruitment of patients to national clinical trials for over 10 years.  He is a member of the National AML Working Party, a national committee that run clinical trials in the treatment of acute leukaemia throughout the whole of the United Kingdom.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Year of first medical qualification:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Paul Cahalin graduated from Downing College Cambridge in 1993, before completing his clinical training at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals in London in 1996.  He undertook his general medical training in the South West of England, before moving to Manchester to complete his specialist haematology training at the Manchester Royal Infirmary and the Christie Hospital.  Dr Cahalin has a broad experience in treating all types of haematological disorders and has close links with other haematologists throughout the whole of the North West of England and the UK. 

Personal profile:

Dr Cahalin is originally from London but has lived in the North West for over 10 years now.   Most of his spare time is spent with his wife and two children. His main interests include cycling, open water swimming and learning Spanish. 

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Dr Paul Cahalin

Dr Paul Cahalin Haematology Consultant, Blackpool, Lancashire, private hospital specialist.

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