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Dr Matthew Banks

Dr Matthew Banks

Matthew is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at University College London Hospital NHS Trust (UCLH), with an academic appointment as an Honorary Senior Lecturer at The National Medical Laser Centre, University College London (UCL).

Main Interests are Barrett’s oesophagus, Acid reflux, Achalasia and oesophageal motility disorders, including POEM per-oral endoscopy myotomy) and Therapeutic endoscopy.

He has led a world renowned unit at UCLH which is also the largest Barrett’s centre in the UK undertaking ground breaking research. He has set up a ‘Pig-model laboratory’ for endotherapy training at UCLH Education Centre.

He was able to refine his techniques during an endoscopic fellowship in Sydney in 2004 and a sabbatical in Tokyo’s prestigious National Cancer Centre in 2007 training in ESD. He is now one of a select few National Endoscopy trainers with exemplary performance standards, particularly in colonoscopy.

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