Dr Paul Dunckley


Consultant Gastroenterologist

NHS Secretary: 01666 501793
Email: secretaries@tetburyhospital.co.uk

Private Patient Co-ordinator: Tamara Willcox
Direct Line: 01666 501773
Email: ghn-tr.tetburydsuadmin@nhs.net


Dr Paul Dunckley graduated from Bristol University in 1995. Following clinical attachments in Bristol and the South West of England, he trained in Gastroenterology at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford; a centre of excellence for inflammatory bowel disease. He studied how the brain processes gut pain and completed his PhD in this field at the University of Oxford in 2006.

He is a Consultant Gastroenterologist based at the Gloucestershire Royal Hospital. He is also the Director of the Gloucestershire Endoscopy Training Centre and regularly trains both trainees and consultants in gastrointestinal endoscopy.

Dr Dunckley is one of the counties four bowel cancer screening colonoscopists and leads the endoscopy unit at the Gloucestershire Royal Hospital. Nationally, he is the clinical lead for the UK endoscopy trainee's portfolio and sits on the Joint Advisory Group for gastrointestinal endoscopy (JAG) working group for the quality assurance of endoscopy training.

His research and specialist interests are in endoscopy training and endoscopy.

Conditions treated include:
•Functional gut disorders (irritable bowel syndrome)
•Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis)
•Coeliac disease
•Dyspepsia (indigestion)
•All aspects of hepatology

Procedures performed include:
•Gastroscopy
•Flexible sigmoidoscopy
•Colonoscopy

Should an endoscopy be required it will normally be performed at:
Stroud Hospital
Cirencester Hospital
Gloucestershire Royal Hospital
Cheltenham General Hospital
Winfield Hospital, Gloucester

If you have a preference to one of these hospitals please discuss with Dr Dunckley during your consultation.

Mr Dunckley consults NHS and private patients at Tetbury Hospital.
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