Dr John Corless

Consultant Respiratory Physician
MB ChB, FRCP (London and Edinburgh)

Practising at

Spire Murrayfield Hospital Wirral

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr John Corless at Spire include:

Other treatments

Respiratory Medicine

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Professional profile

I was appointed as a consultant in 2001, initially at St. Helens & Knowsley Hospitals, before moving to Wirral University Teaching Hospital in 2004.

I am happy to see private referrals with any chest / respiratory / breathing / lung disorder. My daily practice includes dealing with asthma, COPD, Lung Cancer, asbestos-related lung diseases, chronic cough, pneumonia, pleural disease, bronchiectasis, sarcoid and fibrotic lung diseases. I perform fibreoptic bronchoscopy regularly. I act as an expert witness in asbestos-related lung problems and associated conditions.

Clinical Interests

Respiratory medicine
Lung cancer

Investigation of abnormal chest x-rays, unexplained breathlessness, chronic cough, asthma, COPD (emphysema), lung cancer, mesothelioma, asbestos-related lung diseases, pneumonia, pleural disease, bronchiectasis, sarcoid, pulmonary fibrosis, TB, bronchoscopy, spirometry (breathing tests)

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Qualification and professional memberships

MBChB / University of Dundee / 1992
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Professional memberships

Fellow of Royal College of Physicians (London and Edinburgh)
Fellow of American College of Chest Physicians
Member of British Thoracic Society
Member of European Respiratory Society
Member of Expert Witness Institue
Member of British Medical Association
Member of Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland

Professional leadership

Clinical Director (Medical and Acute Specialities) Wirral University Teaching Hospital

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Current NHS posts

Clinical Director and Consultant Respiratory Physician
Wirral University Teaching Hospital

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Personal Profile

My hobbies include golf, playing guitar and skiing in the winter. Long suffering LFC season ticket holder...

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Private contact details

Telephone 0151 929 5181
Private secretary Lynne Hickey
Private secretary telephone 07739650063
Private secretary email lynnehickey@nhs.net