Dr Melissa Wickremasinghe

Dr Melissa Wickremasinghe

General (internal) medicine, Respiratory medicine 03499320


  • Not Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Not Fee assured
Open Referral network

About me

Melissa Wickremasinghe trained in respiratory medicine at the Royal Brompton Hospital and St Mary's hospital. She was awarded her PhD in respiratory epithelial cell chemokine networks in 2001 which she completed at Imperial College. She took up her consultant post in 2007 and has set up a lung fibrosis and sarcoidosis service at St Mary's hospital imperial college NHS helathcare trust which is now recognised and designated as one of only a few specialist centres in the UK. She hold a multi-disciplinary meeting for lung fibrosis and sarcoid which is the gold standard of care for all cases and especially so for complex cases. her ongoing research interests are in granulomatous lung diseases including sarcoidosis and tuberculosis which is reflected in her publications and also to her contributions to a recent definitive textbook called Sarcoidosis. She is also an expert in interventional bronchscopy performing complex procedures weekly include Endobronchial ultrasound and mediastinal node sampling.

Areas of interest

Pulmonary fibrosis; sarcoidosis

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Procedures completed

  • 20365

    Follow-up out-patient consultation - remote - (1-5)

  • E5180

    Diagnostic bronchoscopy +/- biopsy - (1-5)

  • E6310

    Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) for mediastinal masses - (1-5)

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (1-5)

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