Gunn, Dr Melanie C

Dr Melanie C GunnConsultant Physician

  • Consultant Physician
  • Tel: 0191 282 4936
  • GMC Code: 3588806
  • Qualifications: MBChB (Leicester) MD (Leicester) MRCP (Edinburgh)
  • Special Interests

    Inflammatory bowel disease

    Pregnancy and inflammatory bowel disease

    Small bowel capsule enteroscopy

    Small bowel disease

    Familial polyposis syndromes

    Fe deficient anaemia

  • Biography

    I qualified from Leicester University in 1992 and subsequently trained in General Medicine and Gastroenterology in Newcastle, becoming a Consultant Gastroenterologist at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in 2005. 

    I am involved in the team led IBD service providing care for patients including transition from paediatric services. 

    I also lead the combined Obstetric/IBD service with Mr Jason Waugh.

    I run the regional capsule enteroscopy and also the iron deficiency anaemia services.

  • Directorate


  • Hospital Base

    Royal Victoria Infirmary

  • Clinics Provided

    IBD weekly on a Thursday morning

    Alternate Wednesday afternoon capsule enteroscopy clinic

    Nurse led Fe def anaemia clinic every Thursday morning & alternate Monday afternoons

  • Name of Secretary
    Helen Durham
  • Melanie Gunn 
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