Matthew Kitson

Dr

20082018

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Biography

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-centered 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 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 Traralgon and Bairnsdale.

Matt has over 40 publications and conference presentations in peer-reviewed international journals and at both national and international conferences.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Research area keywords

  • Liver disease
  • Bowel cancer screening
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Undifferentiated abdominal pain
  • Functional bowel disorders

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