Dr Matthew Johnson

Dr Matthew Johnson


Recommended by 1 specialist
27 years of experience
14 years as a specialist

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  • General (Internal) Medicine
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease
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  • General Medical Council: 4232302
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    Practices worked at

    OSD Healthcare

    Boundary Way, Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom, HP2 7YU
    1,571 reviews

    The Cobham Clinic

    Lewsey Road, Luton, United Kingdom, LU4 0DZ
    73 reviews


    Mr Matthew Johnson is the Lead Consultant in gastroenterology at the Luton and Dunstable Hospital, Bedfordshire, and at the Spire Harpenden Hospital in Hertfordshire. Mr Johnson graduated from St George’s Medical School, London in 1995. He undertook his specialist training at Guy’s, Kings and St Thomas’ Hospital and is dual qualified as a General Medical Physician and Gastroenterologist.

    Mr Johnson offers services for a range of gastroenterological issues including Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), inflammatory bowel disease, functional bowel disorders, food allergies and intolerances (coeliac disease), acid reflux, indigestion (dyspepsia) and other upper gastrointestinal conditions. Mr Johnson is an expert in various diagnostic and therapeutic procedures such as capsule enteroscopy, oesophageal manometry studies, oesophageal cancer stenting. He has performed more than 3500 Upper Endoscopies and more than 3000 colonoscopies. 

    Mr Matthew Johnson has established an Oesophageal Laboratory with pH, Impedance and High-Resolution Manometry facilities to assess difficult reflux and oesophageal dysmotility problems and the Small Bowel Capsule Enteroscopy Service at the Luton and Dunstable Hospital. He is actively involved in research and teaching. He is as a regional Advanced Constipation Treatment (ACT) Trainer, teaching other clinicians how to manage IBS and Constipation. 

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Capsule endoscopy
    • Colonoscopy
    • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
    • Oesophageal high-resolution manometry
    • Upper endoscopy
    • Oesophageal stenting
    • Inflammatory bowel disease
    • Gastrointestinal pathology
    • Bloating
    • Dyspepsia (indigestion)
    • Constipation
    • Abdominal pain
    • Irritable bowel syndrome 
    • Functional bowel disease
    • Coloproctology
    • Acid reflux
    • Food allergies and intolerance 
    • Oesophageal high-resolution manometry


    • BSc - St. George's University, ULU - 1992
    • MB BS - St. George's University - 1995
    • MRCP - Royal College of Physicians, London - 2000
    • MD - King's University - 2009
    • FRCP - Royal College of Physicians, London - 2014
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    Recommended by 1 specialist
    Mr Shashank Gurjar
    Mr Shashank Gurjar
    General Surgery
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    "Matt is an excellent gastroenterologist whom I have the pleasure of working with at Luton. He offers sound expertise in the medical management of gastroenterological disorders, and is a specialist in the field of inflammatory bowel disease and in the management of functional constipation. He has a thorough approach which ensures that all avenues are explored for the overall benefit of the patient"


    Recommended for:
    Oesophagitis, Crohn’s Disease, Dyspepsia (Indigestion)
    , Gastric (Stomach) Ulcers, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Fatty Liver Disease, Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) or Reflux, Constipation, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis), Barrett's Oesophagus, Achalasia, Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD), Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach), Iron Deficiency Anaemia