Kishore Pursnani

Dr Pursnani

Job Title: Consultant General and Upper GI Surgeon

Department: General Surgery

Telephone Numbers: Kath Taylor/Sue Trundle (RPH sec) 01772 523595

Carol Poynton (CDH sec) : 01257 245214

Primary Medical Qualification: MBBS

Other Qualifications: FRCS (Glas)

Year of Registration: 1986

GMC Number: 3628405

Career History: Completed medical degree in Bombay. Trained in UK, predominantly in North West England. Three years undertaking clinical research in reflux disease, USA. Consultant Surgeon (subspecialist interest in UGI cancer) for Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (2005-present).

Specialist Areas: Oesophago gastric cancer; astro oesophageal reflux disease; gallstones; hernia (all types)

Specialist Interests: Laparoscopic anti reflux surgery; laparoscopic cholecystectomy; benign upper GI disease; laparoscopic incisional hernia

Research Interests: Gastro oesophageal reflux disease

Clinics: Upper GI Surgery Clinic

Languages Spoken: English; Hindi; Gujarati; Sindhi; Urdu

Awards and Prizes: ASIT Travel Fellowship to National Cancer Centre, Tokyo,Japan