Dr Matthew Bridges


  • Specialities Rheumatology
  • Telephone 01642 367 404
  • Year of first qualification 1994
  • Email
  • GMC Number 4119986
  • Fax 01325 743 498


After graduating from Leicester University in 1994 and medical rotations in Northampton, London and Newcastle, Dr Bridges obtained his first consultant post at the University Hospital of North Tees. There he stayed for four years before moving to Darlington Memorial Hospital in 2008.

Dr Bridges is Clinical Lead for both the Osteoporosis and Carpal Tunnel Service and can help with all forms  of arthritis, soft tissue rheumatism and osteoporosis.


  • Weekly Tuesday PM


Current posts

  • Darlington Memorial Hospital


Personal interests

Dr Bridges is a keen sportsman and enjoys the outdoors.

Member of

  • British Society for Rheumatology
  • National Osteoporosis Society
  • North East Osteoporosis Regional Advisory Board


He has produced multiple publications in medical journals on fibromyalgia, osteoporosis and carpal tunnel.


Dr Matthew Bridges does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Matthew Bridges does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Matthew Bridges does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.