Consultant Profile

Mr Thu Ya Linn

Mr Thu Ya Linn MBChB(Dundee), MRCS (Eng), MSc Surgical Science (London), FRCS (General Surgery)
Practicing at:
Spire Fylde Coast Hospital
  • General surgery
    • Colorectal surgery
    • Laparoscopic surgery
Special clinical interests:

General Surgery, colorectal, laparoscopic, HALO

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Surgeon, 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 Surgeons of England (RCSEng)
Member of Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland (ASGBI)
Member of Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain & Ireland (ACPGBI)

Contact Details 
Private secretary telephone number:
0800 092 9601
Alternate Tuesdays pm
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Linn qualified from the University of Dundee in 1996. He did his internship in Dundee.  Mr Linn’s basic surgical training was in the Manchester and Lancaster area for three years. He successfully completed higher surgical training in West Midlands region. He also carried out MSc in Surgical Science at the University College of London, and his thesis (research) was on Colorectal Cancer Cells Adhesions.

Following the completion of his higher surgical training, Mr Linn undertook an extra year specialising in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery (fellowship) at the Basingstoke and Frimley Park hospitals (National Training Centres for Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery) prior to his consultant appointment in Blackpool in 2008.

He has been a Lead Clinician for Colorectal Cancer in the Blackpool Victoria Hospital since 2012, and also an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the School of Medical Education, University of Liverpool.

Personal profile:

Mr Linn is happily married to Ei Ei who is a Consultant Haematologist specialising in blood disorders in Lancaster.  His daugher Thiri is nine years old, and attends primary school. His son Thorda is one year old.

He is a Buddhist and if time permits, his hobbies include playing music (keyborard) and photography.

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Mr Thu Ya Linn

Mr Thu Ya Linn General surgery Consultant, Blackpool, Lancashire, private hospital specialist.

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