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Dr Pushpakaran Munuswamy - Gastroenterology

Dr Pushpakaran Munuswamy is a Consultant Gastroenterology Surgeon in Chelmsford

Based at: Springfield Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests



Inflammatory bowel disease and acute pancreatitis



Flexible sigmoidoscopy

Luminal gastroenterology

Dyspepsia (indigestion)

Irritable bowel syndrome

Liver and pancreas disease

Academic background

Dr Pushpakaran Munuswamy is a consultant gastroenterologist treating patients with gastrointestinal problems, liver disease, inflammatory bowel disease and patients with complex nutrition requirements. He uses endoscopic procedures to treat patients with acute gastro-intestinal bleeding.

Dr Munuswamy trained in gastroenterology and liver diseases at King’s College Hospital, London, as part of the South East Thames rotation. He has experience in managing a wide range of complex, acute and chronic conditions.

He is interested in innovation and have developed a new design of naso-gastric tube. This design was given a highly commended prize in the competition in East of England region. He believes proper design is essential to all the services we develop and a good design is capable of solving most problems in life.

Patient safety is central to Dr Munuswamy's clinical practice, together with a gentle, kind, considerate and ‘listening’ approach to patient care. He takes time to discuss and involve patients in the decision process for managing their condition.

Professional Memberships

Royal College of Physicians (Lon)

British Society of Gastroenterology

Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland



NHS base

Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital

01245 200307