Hugh McMurtry

Consultant image placeholder Job Title: Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist

Department: Medicine

Telephone Number: 01257 245496

Primary Medical Qualification: MB ChB

Other Qualifications: FRCP

Year of Registration: 1993

GMC Number: 3585944

Career History: Qualified from the University of Manchester in 1992. Undertook specialist training in gastroenterology and general medicine in North West England, including period of time as Clinical Training Fellow in Health Services Research, Centre for Cancer Epidemiology, University of Manchester. Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals (2004-present)

Specialist Areas: General gastroenterology and hepatology including endoscopy; inflammatory bowel disease; chronic liver disease; pancreatobiliary disease; dyspepsia; irritable bowel syndrome and other functional GI disorders

Specialist Interests: Advanced endoscopy (ERCP, colonoscopy, endoscopic ultrasound); upper gastrointestinal and pancreatobiliary cancer; education and training of junior doctors (Royal College of Physicians Tutor at Chorley)

Research Interests: Barrett's oesophagus - principal investigator in the trust for the Multicentre Barrett's Oesophagus Surveillance Study (BOSS)

Clinics: Gastroenterology Clinic

Languages Spoken: English

Awards and Prizes: British Society of Gastroenterology grant to attend Advanced Endoscopy Update 2008, Digestive Disease Center University of South Carolina