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Dr Phil Matthews

Consultant Gastroenterologist

I trained in St Georges London and qualified 1992.

My Gastroenterology training was mainly in the North West Deanery.

My research interest was in functional gut disorders and I was clinical research fellow at Hope Hospital Department of GI Sciences.

I was awarded a training fellowship in EUS and ERCP to learn advanced endoscopic techniques and was appointed Consultant to the trust in 2007.

I am currently GI Lead in Gastroenterology.

  • Department: Gastroenterology
  • Specialities: Endoscopy, Gastroenterology, General Medicine
  • Based at Hospital site: University Hospital of North Durham
  • Special interests: Inflammatory bowel disease and ERCP
  • Training: Manchester Rotation and Freeman Hospital
  • Qualifications: MBBS MRCP MD
  • Date added to the specialist register: 2007

'As I was very, very nervous, I must have been the worst patient ever and they were brilliant with me and I can't thank them enough - could you please pass on my sincere thanks.'

Patient, Hysteroscopy Unit, Chester-le-Street Community Hospital