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Prof Matt Rutter

Prof Matt Rutter

Matt Rutter is Professor of Gastroenterology at Newcastle University and the University Hospital of North Tees. He specialises in advanced diagnostic colonoscopy, polypectomy and IBD. He sits on the BSG Endoscopy Research committee and BCSP Advisory committee. He is founder and ex-chair the ESGE Quality Improvement in Endoscopy committee and chairs the BCSP Research committee, JAG National Endoscopy Database committee and World Endoscopy Organisation interval cancer subcommittee.

He has published and lectured worldwide on quality in endoscopy, screening and colonoscopic surveillance, receiving the BSG Hopkins Endoscopy Prize in 2006 and the RCP Goulstonian Lectureship in 2008. He co-authored BSG (2010), NICE (2011), European (ECCO, 2012) and SCENIC (USA, 2015) colitis surveillance guidelines, and was the lead author for the BSG/ACPGBI management of large non-pedunculated colorectal polyps guidelines (2015).

He is regional screening lead for QA in colonoscopy, GI research lead for North East & North Cumbria LCRN and is one of the core faculty for the Northern Region Endoscopy Training Centre.

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