Dr Paul Dunckley MB ChB FRCP DPhil 

Consultant Gastroenterologist

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

Private Patients Office: 01666 501773 
Email: privatepatientsoffice@tetburyhospital.co.uk 



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 bowel cancer screening colonoscopists and is the Centre Director for bowel screening for Gloucestershire. 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.

Private consultation fee: £195