Dr Matt Kitson – BSc MBBS (Hons) PhD FRACP
Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist
Matt studied Medicine at the University of Queensland, graduating with Honours in 2001. After initially training at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane he moved to London, working at the Royal Free and Royal London Hospitals, and then returned to Australia to complete Gastroenterology training at the Alfred and St Vincent’s Hospitals, obtaining his FRACP in 2011. He was awarded a PhD by Monash University in 2015; his thesis evaluated vitamin D status in liver disease.
Matt is dedicated to patient-centred care and manages all aspects of Gastroenterology & Hepatology including liver disease, bowel cancer screening, inflammatory bowel disease, undifferentiated abdominal pain and functional bowel disorders. He performs gastroscopy, colonoscopy, Pillcam and Fibroscan.
He is a member of the Alfred Hospital Gastroenterology Department senior medical staff, a Senior Lecturer at Monash University and serves regional Victoria as a visiting Gastroenterologist to Bairnsdale. Matt has over 40 publications and conference presentations in peer-reviewed international journals and at both national and international conferences. His professional affiliations include the Gastroenterological Society of Australia, the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the European Association for the Study of the Liver.
Matt consults at Central Park Specialist Centre on Monday afternoons. Gastroscopy and colonoscopy are performed at either Cabrini Malvern or Glen Iris Private and Saturday lists are available.
For appointments please phone 9909 4180.