Dr Helen Matthews


Consultant Gastroenterologist


GMC number: 4641609

Tel: 0208 934 2099

Speciality: Gastroenterology

Professional background

Helen Matthews was appointed as a Gastroenterology & Hepatology Consultant to Kingston Hospital in April 2014. She studied medicine at Cambridge University and Oxford University. She completed her training in gastroenterology and hepatology working at several trusts in North and South London including Guy’s and St Thomas’, King’s College Hospital, St George’s and Imperial NHS Trust. She has been awarded a number of academic prizes, including a Foundation Scholarship from Cambridge University and a Wellcome Trust Training Fellowship for her research work in non alcoholic fatty liver disease at Imperial. She is an accredited Bowelscope endoscopist and participates in bowel cancer screening at St George’s Hospital. She regularly teaches on the National Endoscopy Training Courses. She is also the Research & Development Lead for Kingston Hospital.

Professional memberships

British Society of Gastroenterology

British Association for the Study of the Liver

British Medical Association

Clinical interests and treatments

General liver problems including abnormal liver function tests, fatty liver disease, alcoholic liver disease, viral hepatitis; General gastroenterology including investigation of indigestion, abdominal pain and change of bowel habit; Diagnostic and therapeutic gastroscopy and colonoscopy; GI cancer screening.

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