Dr Walter Melia

Dr Walter Melia



47 years of experience
26 years as a specialist


  • General (Internal) Medicine
  • Hepatology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 1391736
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    Practices worked at

    Chelsfield Park Hospital

    Bucks Cross Road Chelsfield, Orpington, United Kingdom, BR6 7RG
    621 reviews

    The Blackheath Hospital

    40-42 Lee Terrace, London, United Kingdom, SE3 9UD
    483 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

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    09:00 - 11:00
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    08:30 - 11:00
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    Dr. Walter Melia is a Consultant Gastroenterologist with over two decades of experience in the treatment and management of liver conditions and general gastroenterology issues including inflammatory bowel disease, all types of Hepatitis, and liver disease. He is also an accredited endoscopist providing both therapeutic and diagnostic endoscopy. He sees private patients at the BMI Blackheath Hospital and the BMI Chelsfield Park Hospital.

    Dr. Melia earned his primary medical qualification in Ireland and then trained on the  Kings College Hospital Liver Unit, under Roger Williams. He also was awarded a specialist fellowship in Hong Kong, during which he gained knowledge and expertise on various tropical diseases. Upon completion of his training, he was appointed Consultant in 1989 in the British Army, working at QEMH Woolwich, until 1997 when he joined the Dartford and Gravesham Trust as Consultant Physician & Gastroenterologist. Dr. Melia was the Clinical Director for Adult Medicine at the Dartford and Gravesham Trust between 2000 and 2007. Dr Melia has also been the Trust Cancer Lead & the Trust Upper GI Cancer Clinical Lead and has also been the Kent and Medway Upper GI Cancer TSSG Lead.

    Dr Melia is also a member of the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) and the European Association for the Study of Liver Disease (EASL).


    • Colonoscopy
    • ERCP Procedure
    • Endoscopy (OGD)
    • Gastroscopy
    • Sigmoidoscopy
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    Special interests

    • Acid Reflux
    • Autoimmune Hepatitis
    • Bile Duct Cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma)
    • Bile Duct Diseases
    • Cirrhosis
    • Coeliac Disease
    • Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis)
    • Crohn’s Disease
    • Fatty Liver Disease
    • Gastritis
    • Haemochromatosis
    • Hepatitis
    • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
    • Hiatus Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    • LPR Reflux
    • Liver Cancer
    • Liver Disease
    • Nausea and Vomiting
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Pancreatic Disorders
    • Polycystic Liver Disease
    • Primary Billiary Cholangitis (PBC)
    • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC)
    • Rectal Bleeding
    • Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)
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    FRCP RCP London 1995

    MB BCh BAO University College Galway (NUI) 1975

    MRCPI RCPI 1977

    MRCP RCP London 1977 

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