Dr Matthew Sephton



GMC number: 6131123

Practising since: 2005


Medical Oncology

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  • Tuesday 14:30 - 17:00
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Dr Sephton is a Consultant Medical Oncologist working at Musgrove Park Hospital and Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital. 

He has also held previous NHS consultant posts at Yeovil District Hospital and Royal United Hospital Bath.

Dr Sephton specialises in the management of both breast cancer (early & advanced) and urological cancers (prostate, bladder and kidney) in his NHS practice, but focuses on the management urological cancers at Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital. As a medical oncologist, Dr Sephton supervises the use of systemic anti-cancer therapy (chemotherapy, immunotherapy, targeted therapy, & endocrine therapy), but not radiotherapy.

Dr Sephton qualified from the University of Nottingham, and then undertook his junior medical training in the East Midlands and the Southwest. He undertook his specialist training in medical oncology in Bristol before taking up his consultant posts. Dr Sephton obtained an MSc in Oncology from the University of London/Institute of Cancer Research and was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians in 2017.

Personal interests

Running, cycling and travelling.

Languages spoken


Locations Dr Matthew Sephton works with

Related experience


I am Principal and Co-Investigator for a number of clinical trials within my NHS practice, with an ever-increasing trials portfolio.


  • Royal College of Physicians
  • Association of Cancer Physicians
  • Medical Defence Union
  • British Uro-oncology Group
  • UK Breast Cancer Group

Other posts held

  • Consultant Medical Oncologist at Musgrove Park Hospital

Insurers Dr Matthew Sephton works with

Dr Matthew Sephton works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Bupa
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA
  • Cigna