Dr Matthew Banks, Gastroenterologist

Dr Matthew Banks BSc MBBS FRCP PhD


Areas of expertise

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  • University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

    250 Euston Road, London, Greater London, NW1 2PG

  • About Dr Matthew Banks

    GMC number: 3676518

    Year qualified: 1992

    Place of primary qualification: University of London

    Dr Banks is a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Director of Endoscopy at University College London Hospital NHS Trust, where he is also Honorary Senior Lecturer.

    In addition to general gastroenterology & hepatology, his special interests include Gastrointestinal Cancers, Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease, Barrett’s Oesophagus and Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Having a PhD on the mechanisms of diarrhoea he has particular expertise in the investigation and management of this condition. He is accomplished in interventional endoscopic techniques and is one of a few National Endoscopy trainers with exemplary performance standards, particularly in colonoscopy. A sabbatical in Tokyo’s National Cancer Centre enabled him to refine his endoscopic techniques. Procedures he undertakes include colonoscopy, gastroscopy, therapeutic endoscopy, Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS), Laser Therapy, and Endoscopic Mucosal Resection. (EMR/ESD).

    Areas of expertise

    • Barretts oesophagus
    • Colonoscopy
    • Endoscopic therapy
    • Acid reflux
    • Gastrointestinal cancer
    • Heartburn
    • Gastro-oesophageal reflux
    • Barrett's Oesophagus
    • Bowel cancer
    • Constipation
    • Diarrhoea
    • Colonoscopy
    • Endoscopy
    • General medicine
    • Gastroenterology
    • Upper GI cancer
    • Endoscopy