Dr Melanie Lockett, Physician and Gastroenterologist

Dr Melanie Lockett BSc MB BS MD FRCP

Physician and Gastroenterologist

BSc MB BS MD FRCP

Areas of expertise

  • Colonoscopy
  • Bowel cancer screening
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Nutrition
  • General gastroenterology

Recommendations for Dr Lockett

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Recommended by:

  • byDr Adam Harris, Physician and 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.

  • by Dr Harriet Gordon,

    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 James Lindsay,

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

  • by Dr Mohid Shakil Khan,

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

  • by Prof. Timothy Orchard,

    Excellent clinical opionion and technical skills

  • by Prof. Brian P. Saunders, Gastroenterologist

    A caring and knowledgeable clinician.

  • byDr Adam Harris, Physician and 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.

  • by Dr Harriet Gordon,

    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 James Lindsay,

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

  • by Dr Mohid Shakil Khan,

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

  • by Prof. Timothy Orchard,

    Excellent clinical opionion and technical skills

  • by Prof. Brian P. Saunders, Gastroenterologist

    A caring and knowledgeable clinician.

  • Address

  • Spire Bristol Hospital

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

  • North Bristol NHS Trust

    Southmead Way, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, GB, 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

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

    Professional memberships

    Other specialists recommended by Dr Lockett

  • Prof. Brian P. Saunders, Gastroenterologist

    Brian Saunders is a world-class endoscopist who inspired me to pursue my specialist interest in colonoscopy & complex polypectomy.

  • Dr Mohid Shakil Khan,

    An expert in neuroendocrine tumours and very caring to patients

  • Dr Jervoise Andreyev,

    An national expert in the GI consequences of cancer treatment

  • Dr James Lindsay,

    A very good opinion on inflammatory bowel disease.

  • Prof. Timothy Orchard,

    A very good opinion on inflammatory bowel disease.

  • Prof. Pradeep Bhandari,

    Very skillful at removing complex colonic polyps

  • Dr Siwan Thomas-Gibson,

    An enthusiastic endoscopy trainer

  • Prof. Julian Teare, Gastroenterologist

    Recommended gastroenterologist

  • Dr Harsha Gunawardena,

    Very knowledgeable specialist.

  • Dr John Martin,

    An excellent colonoscopist

  • Mr Alan Roe,

    Very considered opinion.

  • Hugh John Herzig,

    Good caring doctor.

  • Ms Caroline Burt,

    Very good surgeon.