About Dr Matt Kitson
Areas of Special Interest
Gastroscopy, Colonoscopy, Liver Disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Functional Bowel Disorders
Dr Matt Kitson is a Gastroenterologist servicing Melbournes Eastern, South-Eastern and Bayside suburbs.
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 Vincents 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 and functional bowel disorders.
His outpatient practice is primarily based at Glen Iris Private on Warrigal Rd where he consults, and performs gastroscopy and colonoscopy. He holds admission rights at Cabrini Malvern where he also performs gastroscopy and colonoscopy. 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.
He is happy to see patients for consultation at Glen Iris Private or receive direct referral for gastroscopy or colonoscopy at either Glen Iris Private or Cabrini Malvern. Patients are usually seen within 1-2 weeks, with prompt communication to the referring doctor, and urgent appointments are available.
Matt has nearly 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 Gastroenterological Association, the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the European Association for the Study of the Liver.
For appointments please phone 9909 4180.
Hospitals Practicing At:
Glen Iris Private
BSc, MBBS(Hons), PhD, FRACP
Gastroenterological Society of Australia
European Assn for the Study of the Liver