Dr Matthew Simpson

Dr Matthew Simpson


Anaesthetics 06050576

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

About me

Graduated from Leeds University Medical School in 2002.
Undertook 1 year in Emergency Medicine in Wellington, New Zealand before working as Specialist Anaesthetic Registrar across West Yorkshire working in Leeds, Bradford, Huddersfield and Calderdale gaining Advanced training in Obstetric Anaesthesia.
Appointed as a Consultant Anaesthetist in St. James University Hospital, Leeds in 2013.
Lead Consultant for Obstetric Anaesthesia 2019 - present
Lead Consultant for Advanced Vascular Access, 2018 - present
Other roles include Chair of Clinical Information and Outcomes Group and Innovation Champion for Yorkshire

Areas of interest

Long Term Vascular Access - Insertion of; Portacaths; Arm Ports; PICCs;Tunnelled Central Venous Catheters (Hickman Lines) for Chemotherapy or TPN; Apheresis lines for stem cell harvesting; Vascular Catheters including Tesio lines for dialysis or red cell exchange;

Obstetric Anaesthesia and Analgesia; Anaesthesia for major surgery including thoracic epidural analgesia; Spinal anaesthesia for major surgery; Total Intravenous Anaesthesia (TIVA) and sedation techniques.

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Procedures completed

  • A7300

    Radiofrequency (including pulsed denervation), cryoprobe or phenol for permanent lesion of named peripheral nerve +/- image guidance - (1-5)

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