Matthew Rutter

Title: MD
Position: Clinical Director of Tees Bowel Cancer Screening Programme
Organization: North Tees and Hartlepool, NHS Foundation Trust
Country: United Kingdom

Matt Rutter is a Professor of Gastroenterology at Newcastle University and the University Hospital of North Tees in the United Kingdom. He specializes in advanced diagnostic colonoscopy, polypectomy, and Inflammatory Bowel Disease. He sits on the British Society of Gastroenterology Endoscopy Research committee and the English Bowel Cancer Screening Programme Advisory committee. He is the founder and ex-chair of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Quality Improvement in Endoscopy committee and chairs the Bowel Cancer Screening Programme Research committee, Joint Advisory Group for GI Endoscopy National Endoscopy Database committee, and World Endoscopy Organisation interval cancer subcommittee.
He has published and lectured worldwide on quality in endoscopy, screening, and colonoscopic surveillance, receiving the British Society of Gastroenterology Hopkins Endoscopy Prize in 2006 and 2020 and the Royal College of Physicians Goulstonian Lectureship in 2008. He co-authored BSG (2010), NICE (UK, 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), and lead author for the BSG/ACPGBI/PHE post-polypectomy surveillance guidelines (2020).
He is the regional screening lead for quality assurance in colonoscopy and regional (both NHSEI North East and Yorkshire, and NENC ICS) endoscopy lead.