Dr Mathis Heydtmann

Dr Mathis Heydtmann

Gastroenterology 04370992

  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Endoscopy
  • Hepatobiliary


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Professional profile

Dr Mathis Heydtmann is a Consultant Hepatologist working in Dumfries Royal Infirmary, BMI Ross Hall Hospital Glasgow and the Nuffield Health Hospital Glasgow. Mathis specializes in the assessment and management of all liver conditions including jaundice, abnormal liver tests, alcohol related liver disease fatty liver due to the metabolic syndrome, liver cirrhosis and liver failure.

After qualifying from Düsseldorf University and passing the German and US medical licensing exam (USMLE) he worked in Switzerland, Manchester and Birmingham and undertook a research attachment in Boston before coming to Glasgow. He obtained an MD in molecular genetics from Düsseldorf University and a PhD in Liver immunology from Birmingham University where he trained in the Liver Transplant Unit and worked as a Clinical Lecturer.

He has good links with other specialists who might need to be involved in patients' care including Surgeons, Dieticians and Addiction Specialists.

Mathis' maintains a keen interest in academic medicine through advancing medical knowledge in his field, through quality improvement (he has formal qualitiy improvement training (SQSF fellow cohort 9) and teaching. His Research interest is in epidemiology and health inequality and alcoholic liver disease. He is a strong advocate for patients with liver disease.

Mathis is a Scottish Quality Improvement Fellow (cohort 9) and aims to improve in particular liver services in Scotland. He is a specialist advisor to the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman (SPSO) and specialty advisor to the Scottish Chief Medical Officer (liver). In addition Mathis is a trained mediator and negotiator and is currently the chair of the local BMA negotiation committee supporting his colleagues in the health board and he is appraiser and appraiser trainer for NHS Education Scotland.

Areas of interest

Assessing and caring for patients with all aspects of liver disease: alcohol related liver disease, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) viral, genetic and autoimmune liver disease, liver cirrhosis, liver failure, hepatitis.

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  • G6500

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (1-5)

    Ross Hall Hospital (1-5)

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