Northern Institute for Cancer Research

Staff Profile

Professor Matt Rutter

Honorary Prof of Orthopaedic Oncology


Matt Rutter is Professor of Gastroenterology at the University Hospital of North Tees. He specialises in advanced diagnostic colonoscopy, polypectomy and IBD. He sits on the BSG Endoscopy Research committee and the governing board of ESGE. He chairs the ESGE Quality Improvement in Endoscopy committee and the BCSP Research Committee.


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.

Areas of expertise: gastroenterology, endoscopy, colorectal cancer, screening, inflammatory bowel disease, quality


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