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
Our Consultants win national clinical excellence awards
Two of our consultants have been recognised for their clinical excellence.
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.
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.”