Gastroenterology consultants in Blackpool

Gastroenterology is the area of healthcare that covers matters of the digestive system, including the treatment of illnesses or conditions that can affect it.  If you experience signs of a health problem in this part of the body, it’s a specialist gastroenterologist that you’ll be referred to.

At Spire Fylde Coast, the skilled team of gastroenterologists serve the Blackpool area with rapid access to care. With many years’ experience in the field, they’re able to quickly diagnose and treat all manner of conditions, including Crohn’s disease and colon polyps. Trained in a range of innovative procedures, the team will do all they can to get you feeling your best again.

Treatments offered in Blackpool

At Spire Fylde Coast, the private gastroenterologists near Lytham St Annes are here to help. Once they’ve been able to diagnose you, they’ll know exactly which form of treatment should get you the best results, and this is likely to involve an innovative medical procedure such as:

  • Cancer – bowel cancer screening & prevention.
  • Colon investigations – colon cancer, colon polyps, colon polypectomy.
  • Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, dyspepsia, gastric and duodenal ulcers.
  • Inflammatory bowel conditions – coeliac disease, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease.
  • Liver – fatty liver disease, alcohol related liver disease, liver cirrhosis, abnormal liver tests and autoimmune/drug induced liver disease, jaundice.
  • Nutritional aspects of gastrointestinal diseases including anemia.
  • Pancreatology – pancreatic disorders.

Conditions treated in Blackpool

The common signs of a digestive problem include frequent constipation and abdominal pain. If you’re experiencing these symptoms, let the team at Spire Fylde Coast help. With plenty of experience in this area of healthcare, they know exactly how to spot and check for common conditions like:

Symptoms treated in Blackpool

It doesn’t take long for the symptoms of a digestive issue to disrupt daily life. If this is a common occurrence for you, don’t hesitate to let the team know. Through their innovative work, they do all they can to reduce or eliminate unpleasant effects like:

Test and scans carried out in Blackpool

If the signs of a digestive problem are bothering you often, it’s always a good idea to check what’s going on. The team at Spire Fylde Coast are always happy to help you do exactly this, making use of pioneering scanning and testing technology like:

Finding us

The gastroenterology department at Spire Fylde Coast will be our nearest to you if you live in places like Fleetwood, Great Eccleston and Kirkham. It’s easy to find, just on the eastern outskirts of Blackpool, a little along St Walburgas Road and beside Stanley Park.

Important information about Covid-19 tests

The hospital is located on St Walburgas Road, 10 minutes drive from Junction 4 of the M55 and close to Stanley Park and Blackpool Victoria Hospital.

Find us on Google maps

Spire Fylde Coast Hospital,

St Walburgas Road
Blackpool
Lancashire
FY3 8BP

Main Switchboard:  01253 394188

Self-pay treatment enquiries:  01253 308031

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  • Dr Mark T Hendrickse

    Consultant Gastroenterologist, Clinical Director at Lancashire Bowel Screening Centre , Lead Screening Colonoscopist
    MBChB, MD, FRCP

    My clinical practice involves seeing patients with all types of gastroenterological and hepatobiliary disorders. I provide a comprehensive endoscopy service with diagnostic and therapeutic gastroscopy, ERCP and colonoscopy. This includes oesophageal and coloni…


    Dr Mark T Hendrickse
  • Dr Senthil Murugesan

    Consultant Gastroenterologist
    MBBS, MRCP (UK), MD, FRCP

    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 te…


    Dr Senthil Murugesan
  • Dr Christopher J Shorrock

    Consultant Gastroenterologist
    BSc, MB, ChB, MD, FRCP

    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.


    Dr Christopher J Shorrock
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