Abhishek Sharma

Dr A SharmaJob Title: Consultant Physician & Gastroenterologist 

Department: Medicine

Telephone Number: 01772 522336

Primary Medical Qualification: MB ChB 1998 University of Manchester

Other qualifications: MRCP (UK), PhD (University of Manchester 2008)

Year of Registration: 1999

GMC Number: 4537320

Career history:

Aug 2010 – Present:           Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist, LTH

Jul 2002 – Aug 2010:          Specialist Registrar Gastroenterology & General Medicine, NW Deanery

Aug 1999 – Jul 2002:          Senior House Officer training rotation, Royal Preston Hospital

Aug 1998 – Aug 1999:        House Officer training, Medicine & surgery, Royal Albert Edward Infirmary (Wigan)

Specialist areas:

  • Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Clinical nutrition and Endoscopy
  • Lead for the multidisciplinary Hospital Alcohol Liaison Service
  • Management – Associate Clinical Director & Infection Control Lead (Directorate of Medicine)

Specialist interests:

Diagnostic and therapeutic upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy; endoscopy training; Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Nutrition, Neurogastroenterology & Motility, and the management of acute & chronic hepato-pancreatobiliary diseases. Advanced Life Support Instructor.

Research interests: Mechanisms of visceral pain sensitivity in functional bowel disorders

Clinics: General Gastroenterology and Hepatology clinics at the Royal Preston Hospital

Languages spoken: English, Hindi