Matthew Banks: Consultant Gastroenterologist, London
Consultant Gastroenterologist, London : Matthew Banks
Consultant Gastroenterologist specialising in general gastroenterology, hepatology, gastrointestinal cancers, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, Barrett's oesophagus, irritable bowel syndrome and diarrhoea.
Dr Matthew Banks BSc MB FRCP PhD is a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Director of Endoscopy at University College London Hospital NHS Trust.
He trained at University College London School of Medicine, (86 - 92) and was a Specialist Registrar in Gastroenterology, North Thames (96 - 04), and research Registrar St Bartholomew's and the Royal London Hospital (98 -02).
He completed a Clinical Fellowship in Therapeutic Endoscopy and Endoscopic Ultrasound at Concord Hospital, Sydney, Australia (04 -05) and a Fellowship in Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (minimally invasive endoscopic surgery) at the National Cancer Centre, Tokyo, Japan (07).
Clinical interests in gastroenterology
In addition to his wealth of expertise in the field of general gastroenterology & hepatology, Matthew's special clinical interests include Gastrointestinal Cancers, Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease, Barrett's Oesophagus and Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Having a PhD on the mechanisms of diarrhoea, he also has particular expertise in the investigation and management of this condition.
Matthew's endoscopic skills also set him apart. He was able to refine his techniques during a sabbatical in Tokyo's prestigious National Cancer Centre. He is now one of a select few National Endoscopy trainers with exemplary performance standards, particularly in colonoscopy.
Procedures Matthew undertakes include:
Research interests in gastroenterology
Dr Banks' current research includes the investigation and treatment of Barrett's oesophagus. He is also the Chief Investigator for the role of remifentanyl as a sedative agent in endoscopy.
GMC Number: 3676518 Check this doctor's GMC registration
Date of registration: 01 Aug 1993
Accreditation and admitting rights at private hospitals
Mr. Matthew Banks is an accredited consultant for the UK's leading private healthcare providers and private hospitals including HCA Hospitals.
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