Dr Mahesh Bhalme

Consultant, Gastroenterology and Endoscopy

Dr Bhalme came to work at Bolton NHS Foundation Trust in October 2013.

Professional background

Dr Bhalme studied for his MBBS at the University of Mumbai in India before coming to the UK to continue his studies and training. He has previously worked as a locum consultant hepatologist at the Liver Transplant Centre in St James’s University Hospital in Leeds.

Professional membership  

  • Royal College of Physicians
  • The British Society of Gastroenterology
  • European Association for the Study of the Liver

Special Interests and research

Liver diseases, particularly fatty liver, viral hepatitis, end stage liver disease, portal hypertension and liver transplantation.

Pancreatico-biliary diseases and ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio-Pancreatography).

Diagnostic and therapeutic upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy.


Endoscopic Balloon Dilatation of Crohn’s Disease Strictures: Results from a Large United Kingdom Series.
Bhalme M, Sarkar S, Lal S, Bodger K, Baker R, Willert RP.
Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2013 Dec 26.

Does weight-adjusted anti-tumour necrosis factor treatment favour obese patients with Crohn’s disease?
Bhalme M, Sharma A, Keld R, Willert R, Campbell S.
Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 May;25(5):543-9.

Letter: carbon dioxide vs. room air insufflation for gastrointestinal endoscopy.
Bhalme M, Kidd F, Ramesh J, Martin D.
Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2012 Nov;36(10):990.

Rituximab-associated colitis.
Bhalme M, Hayes S, Norton A, Lal S, Chinoy H, Paine P.
Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2013 Mar;19(3):E41-3.

Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus liver abscess.
Jackson H, Bhalme M, Quest L.
Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2012 Jan;73(1):48-9.

Paraneoplastic oesophageal dysmotility-renal cell carcinoma presenting as dysphagia: a case report.
Bhalme MD, Levison SE, Banait GS.
Cases J. 2009 Jul 31;2:8170.

Dr Mahesh Bhalme

Consultant, Gastroenterology and Endoscopy

Contact Number

01204 390390 ext 4024

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