Consultant Profile

Dr Sanchoy Sarkar

Dr Sanchoy Sarkar FRCP, PhD, MBChB, BSc (Hons)
Practicing at:
Spire Cheshire Hospital, Spire Liverpool Hospital
  • Gastroenterology
    • Bowel disease
    • Colonoscopy
    • Endoscopy
    • Inflammatory bowel disease
    • Liver disease
    • Nutrition
Special clinical interests:
Liver disease, biliary disease, pancreatic disease, irritable bowel disease, endoscopy and colonoscopy and bowel cancer screening
Research interests:
Functional bowel disease, IBS, non cardiac chest pain, endoscopy
Current NHS and /or university posts:
Consultant Endoscopist and Gastroenterologist, Royal Liverpool University Hospital
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Royal College of Physicians

British Medical Association

British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG)

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
08444 990 617
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Sarkar was appointed as a  Consultant Gastroenterologist and Endoscopist at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital in January 2009 where he is the endoscopy service, research and audit lead. He is also an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the University of Liverpool and the Deputy Programme Director for Gastroenterology in Mersey and Cheshire. Prior to this post he was a Consultant Gastroenterologist / Physician at University Hospitals Aintree (UHA) for five years.

His specialist interests include therapeutic endoscopy (ERCP, endoscopic ultra-sound, upper GI endoscopy, colonoscopy, bowel cancer screening), hepato-biliary-pancreatic disease, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and functional bowel disorders.

He is a certified endoscopy trainer at the Mersey School of Endoscopy and an accredited advanced colonoscopist for population bowel cancer screening.

Research interests include endoscopic outcomes, quality and safety and functional bowel disorders. Dr Sarkar is also the clinical governance lead in endoscopy at UHA which is one of the busiest units in the UK.

Personal profile:
Dr Sarkar was born and educated in Birmingham. He graduated from the University of Manchester with a medical degree (MBchB), a BSc (Hons) and PhD. His specialist training before his consultants post involved working at all of the Manchester teaching hospitals (MRI, Hope and Wythenshaw) and finally at the Royal Liverpool as an advanced endoscopy training fellow.

Dr Sarkar currently resides in Macclesfield with his wife who is a Clinical Services Manager in Medicine at the local hospital, and young son. His hobbies include entertaining his family, wining and dining and sports such as squash, jogging and cycling.

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Dr Sanchoy Sarkar

Dr Sanchoy Sarkar Gastroenterology Consultant, Liverpool, private hospital specialist.

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