Dr Matthew Huggett

BSc (Hons), BM, PhD, MRCP

  • Specialities Gastroenterology, General (Internal) Medicine, Hepatology
  • Telephone 01133 882067
  • Year of first qualification 2003
  • Email
  • GMC Number 6074246
  • Fax 0113 301 0245


Dr Matthew Huggett is a Consultant at Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital with specialist registration in Gastroenterology and Hepatology and practices within all areas of bowel and liver disease. He is one of the few physicians in the UK with a major interest in pancreaticobiliary disease and performs advanced level endoscopy including EUS and ERCP, as well as general endoscopy and colonoscopy.

His training involved experience at major centres in London including the Royal Free Hospital, King’s Liver Unit and St Mary’s Hospital; followed by a fellowship in advanced endoscopy at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle. His ongoing research interests include gastrointestinal cancer, chronic pancreatitis, autoimmune pancreatitis and sphincter of oddi dysfunction, and he was awarded a PhD from University College London in 2014 following his work into DNA replication in pancreatic cancer.

He sits on the British Society of Gastroenterology pancreatic section committee and is involved in training doctors in advanced endoscopy. He was appointed as a Consultant Gastroenterologist in Leeds in 2014.


  • Weekly Monday evening


Current posts

  • Consultant Gastroenterologist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


These include:

  • General Gastroenterology and Endoscopy
  • Liver, biliary and gallbladder disease
  • Pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer
  • Investigation of abdominal pain including Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction
  • Investigation of change in bowel habit

Personal interests

Road cycling, mountain biking, running and spending time with the family in the Yorkshire countryside.

Member of

  • British Society of Gastroenterology
  • Pancreatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Royal College of Physicians


Dr Matthew Huggett works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA

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

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

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