About Dr Melissa Wickremasinghe

Respiratory Consultant

Lung Health

Sub-specialties: Pulmonary Fibrosis, Interstitial Lung Diseases, Sarcoidosis, Tuberculosis, Respiratory Medicine.

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 healthcare trust which is now recognised and designated as one of only a few specialist centres in the UK.

Overview

Bookings: bookings.lunghealth@onewelbeck.com

Tel: 020 3653 2006

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 healthcare trust which is now recognised and designated as one of only a few specialist centres in the UK.

Areas of Expertise

Dr Wickremasinghe has a range of specialities, including:

About Dr Melissa Wickremasinghe

Dr Melissa Wickremasinghe is a Consultant Respiratory Physician at OneWelbeck Lung Health, specialising in interstitial lung diseases, sarcoidosis, tuberculosis, pulmonary fibrosis, and general respiratory medicine.

Dr Wickremasinghe trained in medicine in London, completed her PhD at Imperial College in 2001, and undertook her postgraduate education in respiratory medicine at the Royal Brompton Hospital, St Mary’s Hospital and Hammersmith Hospital.

Personal Biography

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 healthcare trust which is now recognised and designated as one of only a few specialist centres in the UK. She holds 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 bronchoscopy performing complex procedures weekly including Endobronchial ultrasound and mediastinal node sampling.

Additional Information

Memberships

  • British Thoracic Society
  • IPF and Sarcoid Registry