Dr Sanchoy Sarkar: Gastroenterology

Dr Sanchoy Sarkar



  • Fee assured
  • Accredited endoscopist

Specialises in

  • Endoscopy
  • Hepatobiliary
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

Bupa specialist

  • Accredited endoscopist

About me

Dr Sarkar was appointed as a Consultant Gastroenterologist at University Hospitals Aintree in April 2004 before moving to the Royal Liverpool University Hospitals as a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Endoscopist in January 2009. Dr Sarkar is currently the Director of Endoscopy at Royal Liverpool University Hospital which is 1 of only 3 national Endoscopy Training centres in the UK. He is also the Clinical Director for the Liverpool & Wirral Bowel Screening Centre. His current role includes supervising continuing improvements in quality, safety and patient experience in endoscopy as the Director of Endoscopy & National Endoscopy (JAG) Lead assessor, and a major role as an endoscopy trainer with the Mersey School of Endoscopy. Dr Sarkar is currently the Deputy Progamme Director for Gastroenterology Training in Merseyside and Cheshire and his specialist interests include interventional endoscopy including Bowel cancer screening, EMR, ERCP & EUS. He is also a member of the Supra-specialist regional MDT for upper GI cancer and runs a specialist tertiary referral practice for UGI & Oesophageal disorders/disease

Areas of interest

Bowel cancer screening, liver disease, upper GI diseases, noncardiac chest pain, IBS, colonoscopy, EUS, ERCP, Oesophageal Dysmotility Disorders, Dyspepsia including Gastro-oesophageal Reflux

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Procedures completed

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

    Royal Liverpool University Hospital (5-50) Spire Cheshire Hospital (1-5)

  • G6500

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (5-50)

    Spire Cheshire Hospital (1-5)

  • J6730

    Endoscopic upper gastrointestinal ultrasound, e.g. for pancreatico-biliary diagnosis/transmucosal biopsy - (5-50)

    Royal Liverpool University Hospital (1-5)

  • H2002

    Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (1-5)

    Spire Liverpool Hospital (1-5)

  • H2350

    Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) of colorectal tumour - (1-5)

    Royal Liverpool University Hospital (1-5)

  • H2003

    Therapeutic colonoscopy with snare loop biopsy or excision of lesion - (1-5)

  • H2502

    Diagnostic flexible sigmoidoscopy (including forceps biopsy and proctoscopy) - (1-5)

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