Consultants

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Dr Michael Burkitt

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Clinical Lead for Gastroenterology

Qualifications

MBChB (Hons) PhD FRCP

Special Interests

Inflammatory bowel disease, complications of Helicobacter pylori infection and gastric pre-neoplasia

Biography

In 2016, Dr Burkitt completed clinical and academic training in Merseyside. He has been funded by the Wellcome Trust, NIHR and EU FP7 to investigate how inflammation drives cancer formation in the GI tract.

Dr Burkitt’s sees patients with inflammatory bowel diseases and gastric pre-cancerous lesions. As a clinical lead Dr Burkitt helps to develop the strategy for gastroenterology and hepatology services in Greater Manchester, and is particularly focused on ensuring equity of access to GI services.

Dr Burkitt is reviews editor for AP&T and sits on the British Society of Gastroenterology Gastroduodenal Committee and the Crohn’s and Colitis UK Research Panel.

Contact

PA: 0161 276 3649

Kelly.sharp@mft.nhs.uk

Related Links

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5055-6408