Arnab Bhowmick

Arnab Bhowmick Job Title: Consultant Colorectal / General Surgeon

Department: General Surgery

Telephone Number: 01772 522372

Primary Medical Qualification: MB ChB

Other qualifications: FRCS (Ed), FRCS(Gen Surg)

Year of Registration: 1994

GMC Number: 4009113

Career history:

Graduated from Manchester University and then pursued a surgical career in the North West, completing basic surgical training, and awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1996.

Completed Higher Surgical training the same year and worked in various hospitals in the North West as well as two years in full time surgical research at Withington Hospital.

Awarded the Intercollegiate Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons and the Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training in 2005, before embarking on additional training in laparoscopic colorectal surgery.  Appointed consultant a district general hospital in North Wales, and led undergraduate education and developed minimally invasive colorectal surgery.

Appointed Consultant Colorectal / General Surgeon at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in 2009 and is developing minimally invasive surgery.

Specialist areas:

Crohn’s disease and colitis
Ileo-anal pouch reconstruction
Colon and rectal cancer, including subspecialist treatment of low rectal cancer.
Multidisciplinary surgery for advanced pelvic cancer
Laparoscopic resection of colon and rectum

Specialist interests:
Minimally invasive approach for major surgery
Pouch surgery and management
Abdominal wall reconstruction following laparostomy/fistulation

Research interests: Collaborative research with Lancaster University and Imperial College – SOCS3, microflora and effect of pro-biotics in defunctioned versus functioning ileum

RPH Friday am
CDH Wednesday am

Languages spoken: English, Bengali

Awards and prizes: Awarded Honorary Senior Lecturer status by 3 separate Universities for contribution to Surgical education


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Our Consultants win national clinical excellence awards

Two of our consultants have been recognised for their clinical excellence. 

Arnab Bhowmick Arnab Bhowmick, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon and Dr Mohammed Munavvar, Consultant Chest Physician, have both been named winners of national wards, by The Department of Health’s Advisory Committee for Clinical Excellence Awards (ACCEA), for their contribution to medicine at a local, regional and national level. Mr Munavvar

The Clinical Excellence Awards recognise and reward NHS consultants and academic GPs who perform ‘over and above’ the standard expected of their role.

The Advisory Committee for Clinical Excellence Awards gives awards for quality and excellence, acknowledging personal contributions.

Mark Pugh, Medical Director at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, said: “Both of these consultants are dedicated to providing excellent care with compassion for our patients and they go the extra mile. We are delighted that their contribution has been recognised.”