Dr Senthil Murugesan

Consultant Gastroenterologist

MBBS, MRCP (UK), MD, FRCP

"Spire Fylde Coast has an excellent team of dedicated staff who are helpful, professional and committed to the delivery of patient centred care."


Specialises in

I completed Specialist Registrar training in the North West of England. Following a two year period of research into gastric cancer, I was awarded the Doctorate of Medicine (MD) degree (University of Liverpool). I subsequently trained in advanced endoscopic techniques (colonoscopy, ERCP, endoscopic ultrasound) as an advanced endoscopy fellow in the professorial unit at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital. I was appointed as a Consultant Gastroenterologist at Blackpool Teaching Hospital in 2012 and am currently the lead clinician for Inflammatory Bowel Disease.In addition to general gastroenterology, my specialist interests include:- endoscopy (all aspects of diagnostic, therapeutic such as polyp removal, and cancer surveillance of the oesophagus, stomach and colon)- dyspepsia management (heartburn, indigestion)- irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease- diseases of the liver and pancreasI am a certified endoscopy trainer and teach at the Mersey School of Endoscopy (National Endoscopy Training Centre) and I actively pursue clinical research.
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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Senthil Murugesan at Spire include:

Gastroenterology

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Clinical interests

Bowel disease
Colonoscopy
Coloproctocology
Endoscopy
Gastroenterology
Gastrointestinal cancer
Gastrointestinal pathology
Inflammatory bowel disease
Liver disease
Motility disorder
Nutrition
Pancreatology

Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS / Chennai, India / 2000
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
MBBS is a degree given to physicians at the basis of their training.


Professional memberships

Member of British Society of Gastroenterology

Member of Royal College of Physicians (London)

British Medical Association


Professional leadership

Currently lead clinician for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Services at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Current NHS posts

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Personal profile

I live on the Fylde Coast with my wife (a local GP) and children. I enjoy a very active outdoor life.

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