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The London Clinic


  • Gastroenterology

Clinical interests

  • Barretts oesophagus
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopic therapy
  • Acid reflux
  • Gastrointestinal cancer

Professional profile

Matthew is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at University College London Hospital NHS Trust (UCLH), with an academic appointment as an Honorary Senior Lecturer at The National Medical Laser Centre, University College London (UCL).
His interests include endoscopy, colonoscopy, Barretts oesophagus, acid reflux, endoscopic screening, EMR and endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD), obesity and general more

He was Director of endoscopy at UCLH from November 2007 to April 2014, having formally been Director of Endoscopy at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital from July 2005 to October 2007. Achievements of these positions include JAG accreditation for Chelsea & Westminster in 2007 and a provisional accreditation pending building work for UCLH in 2014. His current appointments include:
- 2007- Endoscopy training lead UCLH
- 2014 - British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) Endoscopy Committee
- 2012 - BSG Endoscopy Research Committee
- 2010 - Endoscopy Section editor, Faculty of 1000
- 2005 - National endoscopy trainer faculty (St Georges Hospital)
He has written chapters and reviews on endoscopy and edited the text book 'Endoscopy in the Cancer Patient'. He has also written numerous original papers and general reviews.
He has lead a world renowned unit at UCLH which is also the largest Barrett's centre in the UK undertaking ground breaking research. He has set up a ‘Pig-model laboratory’ for endotherapy training at UCLH Education Centre. He hosts the largest live endoscopy conference in the UK and frequently runs endoscopy courses for consultants to refine their own skills.
- London Live annually
- Hands on UCLH EUS course annually
- Barrett’s early neoplasia tri-annually
- EMR/ESD hands on course annually
- BEST Academia (RFA for Barretts) bi-annually
He was able to refine his techniques during an endoscopic fellowship in Sydney in 2004 and a sabbatical in Tokyo's prestigious National Cancer Centre in 2007 training in ESD. He is now one of a select few National Endoscopy trainers with exemplary performance standards, particularly in colonoscopy.

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Personal profile

I enjoy sports, including open water endurance swimming, cycling and climbing. I typically relax playing the guitar with my family.

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Current posts

  • Consultant Gastroenterologist
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer
    University College London

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  • University College London

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Clinic location

132 Harley Street London W1G 7JX
(Please note this is the consultant's private practice location and is not managed by The London Clinic)

Clinic times

Monday: 2pm - 7pm
Wednesday: 2pm - 7pm


Main switchboard: +44 (0) 207 935 4444

Treatment enquiries: +44 (0) 207 616 7693Consultant appointments: +44 (0) 207 616 7693 Prices for self funding patients: +44 (0) 203 219 3315Physiotherapy appointments: +44 (0) 207 616 7651X-ray and scan appointments: +44 (0) 207 616 7653Invoice and payment enquiries: +44 (0) 207 616 7708

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