Dr Mahesh Bhalme

Gastroenterology, General (internal) medicine

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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020

Specialises in

  • Endoscopy
  • Hepatobiliary
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

About me

I qualified in year 2000 and work at the Royal Bolton Hospital as a Consultant Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist where I am also the Clinical Director of Gastroenterology and Liver Services, Trust Alcohol Lead and lead clinician for hepato-pancreatico-biliary (HPB) and upper gastrointestinal (UGI) cancers.

I am an endoscopy trainer for gastroenterology specialty registrars and formally teach medical students from Manchester Medical School.

I have published a number of original research papers and I am also the Principal Investigator for a number of clinical trials at Bolton Hospital.

I am an expert at performing all forms of diagnostic and therapeutic gastroscopy (OGD), colonoscopy and ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatogram).

Areas of interest

Specialises in the management of digestive tract disorders such as heartburn (gastro-oesophageal reflux disease); indigestion (dyspepsia); swallowing difficulty (dysphagia); rectal bleeding; abdominal pain; diarrhoea; constipation; weight loss; iron deficiency anaemia; inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis, crohn’s disease); irritable bowel syndrome and gastro-intestinal cancers (oesophageal, stomach and colo-rectal); or pre-cancerous conditions like Barrett’s oesophagus or colonic polyps.

Specialist expertise in liver and pancreatico-biliary diseases such as investigating abnormal liver tests, alcohol-related liver disease; fatty liver; hepatitis B; hepatitis C; cirrhosis; portal hypertension; liver failure; liver cancer; liver transplant; pancreatitis; pancreatic cancer; and gallstone disease.

Expert at performing all forms of diagnostic and therapeutic gastroscopy (OGD); colonoscopy; and ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatogram).

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