Mr Thu Ya Linn

General Surgeon
MBChB(Dundee), MRCS (Eng), MSc Surgical Science (London), FRCS (General Surgery)

Practising at

Spire Fylde Coast Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Thu Ya Linn at Spire include:

General surgery

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Professional profile

Mr Linn qualified from the University of Dundee in 1996. He did his internship in Dundee. Mr Linn's basic surgical training was in the Manchester and Lancaster area for three years. He successfully completed higher surgical training in the West Midlands region. He also carried out MSc in Surgical Science at the University College of London and his thesis (research) was on Colorectal Cancer Cells Adhesions.

Following the completion of his higher surgical training, Mr Linn undertook an extra year specialising in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery (fellowship) at the Basingstoke and Frimley Park hospitals (National Training Centres for Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery) prior to his consultant appointment in Blackpool in 2008.

He has been a Lead Clinician for Colorectal Cancer in the Blackpool Victoria Hospital since 2012, and also an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the School of Medical Education, University of Liverpool.

Clinical Interests

Colorectal surgery
Laparoscopic surgery

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCSEng)
Member of Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland (ASGBI)
Member of Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain & Ireland (ACPGBI)

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Surgeon, Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Personal Profile

Mr Linn is happily married to Ei Ei who is a Consultant Haematologist specialising in blood disorders in Lancaster. His daugher Thiri is nine years old and attends primary school. His son Thorda is one year old. He is a Buddhist and if time permits, his hobbies include playing music (keyborard) and photography.

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Private contact details

Telephone 01253 308031