Dr Mathis Heydtmann

Gastroenterology, General (internal) medicine

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Last updated: 27 Apr 2020

Specialises in

  • Endoscopy
  • Hepatobiliary

About me

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Dr Mathis Heydtmann is a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist at the Royal Alexandria Hospital Paisley, BMI Ross Hall Hospital as well as Nuffield Health Glasgow. Mathis specialises in the assessment and management of liver and gastrointestinal conditions including jaundice, abnormal liver tests and treats abdominal pain, diarrhoea as well as constipation.

After qualifying from Düsseldorf University and passing the US medical licensing exam (USMLE) he worked in Switzerland, Manchester and Birmingham and undertook a research attachment in Boston before coming to Glasgow. He obtained an MD in molecular genetics from Düsseldorf University. In Birmingham Mathis worked in the Liver Transplant Unit, obtained his PhD in Liver immunology and worked as a Clinical Lecturer at Birmingham University.

Mathis Heydtmann specialises in the assessment and medical management of gastrointestinal problems, in particular liver disease. He feels that it is important to have sufficient time to listen to the patients concerns and to make a correct diagnosis and plan treatment. Therefore new appointments with him are booked for 30 minutes (if you feel that you need more time please inform the booking staff). This helps making the right diagnosis and finding the right treatment to suit the patient. He has good links with other specialists who might need to be involved in patients' care including Surgeons, Dieticians, Addiction Specialists and Paediatric Gastroenterologists.

Mathis' maintains a keen interest in academic medicine through advancing medical knowledge in his field, through quality improvement and teaching. Research work includes epidemiology, health economics and treatment of chronic liver disease, in particular alcoholic liver disease. He is a Scottish Quality Improvement Fellow (cohort 9) and aims to improve in particular liver services in Scotland.

Areas of interest

Assessing and caring for patients with all aspects of liver disease (alcoholic, viral, genetic and autoimmune liver disease), liver failure, hepatitis and general gastroenterology patients including investigation of iron deficiency anaemia, diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy and colonoscopy as well as investigation of abdominal pain.

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Procedures completed

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

    BMI Ross Hall Hospital (5-50)

  • H2002

    Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (5-50)

    BMI Ross Hall Hospital (5-50)

  • G6500

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (5-50)

    BMI Ross Hall Hospital (5-50)

  • H2003

    Therapeutic colonoscopy with snare loop biopsy or excision of lesion - (1-5)

    BMI Ross Hall Hospital (1-5)

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