Dr Melanie Lockett, Physician and Gastroenterologist

Dr Melanie Lockett

Physician and Gastroenterologist

Dr Melanie Lockett BSc MB BS MD FRCP

Physician and Gastroenterologist

BSc MB BS MD FRCP

Dr Melanie Lockett

Physician and Gastroenterologist BSc MB BS MD FRCP

BSc MB BS MD FRCP
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Areas of expertise

  • Colonoscopy
  • Bowel cancer screening
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Nutrition
  • General gastroenterology
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Recommendations for Dr Lockett

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Recommended by:

  • byDr Adam Harris, Gastroenterologist

    Whilst Chair of the Clinical Services & Standards Commitee, British Society of Gastroenterology, I worked with Dr Melanie Lockett. She is a thoughtful, thorough & organised doctor. Her opinions were well-received & carefully considered.

  • byDr George Webster, Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist

    I have known and worked with Dr Lockett for 15 years. She is an excellent, committed, and conscientious gastroenterologists and I would thoroughly recommend her to patients and referrers.

  • byProf. James Lindsay, Gastroenterologist

    Dr Lockett offers excellent gastroenterology care with a focus on inflammatory bowel disease. She is a caring and compassionate physician.

  • by Dr Harriet Gordon, Gastroenterologist

    I have known her in conjunction with her national work with The British Society of Gastroenterology. She is conscientious and extremely thorough and works to a high standard.

  • by Dr Mohid Shakil Khan, Gastroenterologist

    Excellent, caring and thorough Gastroenterologist. A very skilled and patient-orientated endoscopist.

  • by Prof. Timothy Orchard, Gastroenterologist

    Excellent clinical opionion and technical skills

  • by Prof. Brian P. Saunders, Gastroenterologist

    A caring and knowledgeable clinician.

  • byDr Adam Harris, Gastroenterologist

    Whilst Chair of the Clinical Services & Standards Commitee, British Society of Gastroenterology, I worked with Dr Melanie Lockett. She is a thoughtful, thorough & organised doctor. Her opinions were well-received & carefully considered.

  • byDr George Webster, Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist

    I have known and worked with Dr Lockett for 15 years. She is an excellent, committed, and conscientious gastroenterologists and I would thoroughly recommend her to patients and referrers.

  • byProf. James Lindsay, Gastroenterologist

    Dr Lockett offers excellent gastroenterology care with a focus on inflammatory bowel disease. She is a caring and compassionate physician.

  • by Dr Harriet Gordon, Gastroenterologist

    I have known her in conjunction with her national work with The British Society of Gastroenterology. She is conscientious and extremely thorough and works to a high standard.

  • by Dr Mohid Shakil Khan, Gastroenterologist

    Excellent, caring and thorough Gastroenterologist. A very skilled and patient-orientated endoscopist.

  • by Prof. Timothy Orchard, Gastroenterologist

    Excellent clinical opionion and technical skills

  • by Prof. Brian P. Saunders, Gastroenterologist

    A caring and knowledgeable clinician.

  • Address

    • Telephone consultation

      Available for patients, please call to arrange, BS6 6UT

    • Spire Bristol Hospital

      The Glen, Redland Hill, Durdham Down, BS6 6UT

  • North Bristol NHS Trust

    Southmead Way, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, BS10 5NB

  • About Dr Melanie Lockett

    GMC number: 4096728

    Year qualified: 1994

    Place of primary qualification: University of London

    Dr Melanie Lockett has been a Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist at Frenchay Hospital, North Bristol NHS Trust since 2005. She has now set up two multidisciplinary nutrition teams and is currently the lead gastroenterologist for nutrition in North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT). She is the lead physician for intestinal bowel disease (IBD) in NBT and is experienced in the management of complex IBD. She believes in patient education and self-management and a multidisciplinary team approach. She is developing an IBD database and is experienced in the use of biological agents. She can offer dye-spray colonoscopy surveillance for extensive colitis.

    Dr Lockett did her general medical and gastroenterological training on the prestigious North West Thames rotation. She was trained in colonoscopy at the Wolfson Unit for Endoscopy, St. Mark's hospital. St. Mark's hospital is the UK's only specialist hospital for colorectal disease and the Wolfson unit is a national colonoscopy training centre and an accredited bowel cancer screening centre. She is now teaching on the South West colonoscopy training courses. Her research 'Hyperplastic polyposis, serrated polyps and the serrated colorectal cancer pathway' was supervised by Professor Wendy Atkin and resulted in an MD from the University of London. During her research years, she developed an interest in familial colorectal cancer. She spent four years working in the intestinal failure unit at St. Mark's hospital, one of only two units in the UK.

    Areas of expertise

    • Colonoscopy
    • Bowel cancer screening
    • Inflammatory bowel disease
    • Nutrition
    • General gastroenterology
    • Bowel disease
    • Endoscopy
    • Liver disease
    • Pancreatology
    • Malabsorption
    • Irritable bowel syndrome
    • Familial colorectal cancer
    • General hepatology
    • Undernutrition
    • Faecal incontinence
    • Bile acid malabsorption
    • Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth
    • Bloating

    Professional memberships

    Royal College of Physicians
    British Society of Gastroenterology

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