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Telephone: 01942 244 000

Dr Alastair Cairns

Dr Alastair Cairns
Consultant Acute Physician and Gastroenterologist
Dr Alastair Cairns

Qualifications: MBChB, MRCP


Speciality Areas:

  • General Medicine/Acute Medicine
  • General Gastroenterology
Contact Details:

Telephone: 01942 828576

Clinic Access Times:

Monday  AM - Leigh Infirmary
Friday  PM - Thomas Linacre Centre, Wigan

Out-patient waiting time:  Less than 6 weeks. Alastair is available for advice to GP's Monday to Friday 9.00 - 5.00 pm


Alastair is on the Specialist Register as a Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist. He worked in Scotland, Wales and New Zealand before training in Gastroenterology and General Medicine in the North West Deanery.

Alastair joined WWL as a consultant in 2009. He currently spends half his time as an Acute Physician on the emergency floor and remaining half of his time in Gastroenterology. Alastair is a keen teacher and dedicated to Medical Education and training of junior doctors.