Job title: Consultant Chest Physician and Director of R&D
Department: Chest Medicine
Telephone number: 01772 522416 / 8268 / 2412
Primary medical qualification: MBBS (1987)
Other qualifications: MD DNB FRCP FRCP Edin
Year of registration: 1993
GMC number: 4324056
Career history: Consultant Chest Physician, Royal Preston Hospital since 1999. Dr Munavvar has been in post as the Secretary for the European Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology (EABIP) since 2014, and we are delighted to announce that as of 2017, he has been named President-Elect of the association; a role that he will fill for two years before taking on the honour of President.
Specialist areas: Interventional Bronchoscopy, Thoracoscopy, TB, Lung Cancer, Sarcoidosis, Mesothelioma and other respiratory diseases
Specialist interests: As above
Research interests: Innovative techniques in bronchoscopy, thoracoscopy, pleural diseases
Clinics: General Respiratory, Lung Cancer, TB and Pleural diseases
Languages spoken: English, Urdu, Hindi, Tamil
We are the first hospital outside London, to install new cutting-edge technology used to detect early signs of lung cancer.
Two of our consultants have been recognised for their clinical excellence.
Consultant has been elected to be President of an international clinical society
A member of staff at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been appointed into a high profile, national role with international reach.
Renowned local chest physician Dr Mohammed Munavvar, who is President of the European Association of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology (EABIP), is to host a lunch to celebrate Eid that will also raise funds for the Rosemere Cancer Foundation, a charity which helped him bring new kit for the better diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer to the Royal Preston Hospital before any other hospital – NHS or private - in the country had it.