Dr Christopher J Shorrock

Dr Christopher J Shorrock

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Practising at

Spire Fylde Coast Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Christopher J Shorrock at Spire include:


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Professional profile

I qualified from Manchester University in 1980 after pre-clinical training at St Andrews University. I trained in Manchester Teaching Hospitals up to and including registrar level. I completed a two year period in research with Professor Sir Leslie Turberg at Hope Hospital culminating in an MD with a thesis on Gastroduodenal Mucosal Defence. I 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 Unit. I was then appointed Consultant Physician with an interest in Gastroenterologyto Blackpool Hospitals in 1993.

I am an experienced Gastroenterologist, who has been practising at Spire Fylde Coast Hospital since 1993. I have extensive experience in all aspects of endoscopy, particularly therapeutic endoscopy including ERCP which I have performed since 1984.

Clinical Interests

Liver disease
Bowel disease

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Qualification and professional memberships

MB ChB / University of Manchester / 1980
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
Basic Medical Degree

MD / University of Manchester / 1992
Doctor of Medicine postgraduate degree

Professional memberships

Fellow of Royal College of Physicians (FRCP)
Member of American Gastroenterolgical Association
British Society of Gastroenterology

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Personal Profile

I have many non-medical interests which revolve around my busy family life with four children!

I am a keen cricketer and still practise and teach Karate to children. I am also interested in computing.

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Private contact details

Telephone 01253 308031