Dr Matthew Huggett: Gastroenterology , General (internal) medicine

Dr Matthew Huggett

Gastroenterology, General (internal) medicine

  • Fee assured
  • Accredited endoscopist

Specialises in

  • Endoscopy
  • Hepatobiliary

Bupa specialist

  • Accredited endoscopist

About me

Dr Huggett is a Consultant at Nuffield Health 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.

Areas of interest

General Gastroenterology and Endoscopy; liver, biliary and gallbladder disease; hepatitis; gallstones; pancreatitis; pancreatic cancer; investigation of abdominal pain including Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction; reflux; heartburn; indigestion; hiatus hernia; peptic ulcer disease; coeliac disease; bloating; investigation of change in bowel habit; irritable bowel syndrome; diarrhoea; constipation; polyps; anaemia; gastroscopy; colonoscopy; flexible sigmoidoscopy; advanced therapeutic endoscopy; ERCP; endoscopic ultrasound

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Procedures completed

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

    (5-50) (1-5) (1-5)

  • G6500

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

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • J6730

    Endoscopic upper gastrointestinal ultrasound, e.g. for pancreatico-biliary diagnosis/transmucosal biopsy - (5-50)


  • G8082

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) and immediate colonoscopy includes forceps biopsies, biopsy test and dye spray (as sole procedure) - (5-50)


  • H2002

    Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (1-5)

  • H2003

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

  • G4410

    Therapeutic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) with insertion of prosthesis - (1-5)


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