Dr Senthil Murugesan
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."
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 pancreas
I am a certified endoscopy trainer and teach at the Mersey School of Endoscopy (National Endoscopy Training Centre) and I actively pursue clinical research.
Spire Fylde Coast Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
MBBS / Chennai, India / 2000
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
MBBS is a degree given to physicians at the basis of their training.
Currently lead clinician for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Services at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Endoscopy Gastrointestinal cancer Inflammatory bowel disease
I live on the Fylde Coast with my wife (a local GP) and children. I enjoy a very active outdoor life.