Consultant Profile

Dr  Matthew Huggett

Dr  Matthew Huggett BSc (Hons) BM PhD MRCP
Practicing at:
Spire Leeds Hospital
  • Gastroenterology
    • Bowel disease
    • Colonoscopy
    • Endoscopy
    • Liver disease
    • Pancreatology
Special clinical interests:

Endoscopic ultrasound 
Pancreatic disease
Liver disease (Hepatology)

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant gastroenterologist and hepatologist, St James's University Hospital, Leeds

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

British Society of Gastroenterology
Pancreatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland
Royal College of Physicians of London

Financial interests/shares:

Dr Huggett holds no financial interests or has any conflict of interest with Spire Healthcare

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0113 218 5908/9
Private secretary:
Mita Patel
Private secretary telephone number:
07538 334850
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Huggett is a consultant at Spire Leeds Hospital with specialist registration in gastroenterology and hepatology and practices within all areas of bowel and liver disease. He is one of the few physicians in the UK with a major interest in pancreaticobiliary disease and performs advanced level endoscopy including EUS and ERCP, as well as general endoscopy and colonoscopy.

His training involved experience at major centres in London including the Royal Free Hospital, King’s Liver Unit and St Mary’s Hospital; followed by a fellowship in advanced endoscopy at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle. His ongoing research interests include gastrointestinal cancer, chronic pancreatitis, autoimmune pancreatitis and sphincter of oddi dysfunction, and he was awarded a PhD from University College London in 2014 following his work into DNA replication in pancreatic cancer.

He sits on the British Society of Gastroenterology pancreatic section committee and is involved in training doctors in advanced endoscopy. He was appointed as a consultant gastroenterologist in Leeds in 2014

Personal profile:

I enjoy road cycling, mountain biking, running. 

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Dr  Matthew Huggett

Dr  Matthew Huggett Gastroenterology Consultant, Leeds, West Yorkshire, private hospital specialist.

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