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Melissa Heightman

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Melissa Heightman

Job Title National Specialty Advisor for Long Covid, NHS England and Clinical lead, Post-COVID assessment service at University College London

Dr Heightman specialises in interstitial lung disease and integrated respiratory medicine and is the deputy clinical divisional director for medical specialities at UCLH. She qualified from the University of Cambridge in 2000, and trained in respiratory medicine at the Brompton Hospital and in North London. She held a Wellcome Trust Clinical Training Fellowship from 2007 to 2011.

Dr Heightman supports community respiratory services in Camden and Islington and works closely with primary care to support management of patients with respiratory disease at practice level.