Mohammed Munavvar

Mr Munavvar 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


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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.”