Dr Mohammed A G Paracha

Consultant General and Respiratory Physician

Practising at

Spire Fylde Coast Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Mohammed A G Paracha at Spire include:

General surgery

Other treatments

  • Asthma
  • Lung cancer
  • Lung disease
  • Sleep disorders

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Professional profile

Dr Paracha graduated in 1987 and obtained membership of the Royal College of Physicians of UK in 1992. After gaining broad experience in all aspects of general medicine, he started a specialist training programme in Respiratory Medicine in 1997. Over the next five years Dr Paracha trained in respiratory medicine in the Mersey Region. He had the opportunity to work with Professor Peter Calverley, an authority on COPD, Professor Mike Pearson, Director of Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation RCP and Professor Peter Davies who has done extensive work on tuberculosis. Since 2002 Dr Paracha has been working as a Consultant in Respiratory Medicine in Blackpool Victoria Hospital.

Dr Paracha has expertise to manage respiratory problems, including chronic cough, interstitial lung disease and COPD. He has special interest in sleep related disorders including obstructive sleep apnoea, narcolepsy, restless legs syndrome, excessive daytime sleepiness and parasominas. Dr Paracha is Director of Blackpool Sleep Service and member of American Academy of Sleep Medicine and British Sleep Society.

Clinical Interests

Lung cancer
Lung disease
Sleep disorders

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Thoracic Society
American College of Chest Physicians
European Thoracic Society
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
British Sleep Society

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Current NHS posts

Consultant General and Respiratory Physician at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Director of Blackpool Sleep Services

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Personal Profile

Dr Paracha is married with two daughters at University and likes to spend most of his spare time with his family.

He enjoys walking and visiting historical places. He has a varied interest in reading which includes history, science and economics.

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Private contact details

Telephone 01253 308031