Matthews, Dr Debbie

Dr Debbie MatthewsConsultant Paediatric Endocrinologist

  • Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist
  • Tel: 0191 282 5321
  • GMC Code: 2842642
  • Qualifications: MB BS MA MD MRCP (Lond) FRCPCH
  • Special Interests

    Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes

  • Biography

    I trained in Cambridge (pre-clinical) and Kings College Hospital, London (clinical) qualifying in 1983. My postgraduate training was in London, Oxford, Reading and Newcastle.

    I was appointed Consultant in Newcastle in 1999. My clinical practice includes the full spectrum of paediatric endocrinology and diabetes. My special interests are Turners syndrome, endocrine dysfunction following bone marrow transplantation and cancer, and also endocrine aspects of adolescent gynaecology. I am a member of the RCPCH Consultation Panel for Endocrinology and Diabetes, an adviser for the RCPCH Specialty Advisory Committee for Endocrinology, and a member of the Clinical Guidelines Committee for British Society for Paediatric Gynaecology.

  • Directorate

    Children's Services

  • Hospital Base

    Great North Children's Hospital, RVI

  • Clinics Provided

    General Endocrinology, Type 1 Diabetes including transition clinics, Turners syndrome, Joint BMT, Joint Oncology, Joint Endocrinology with Genetics and Surgery

  • Name of Secretary
    Michelle Wright
  • Debbie Matthews 
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