Schmid, Dr Matthias

Dr Matthias SchmidConsultant Physician

  • Consultant Physician
  • Tel: 0191 282 3382
  • GMC Code: 3575569
  • Qualifications: MD DTMH (UK) FRCP (uk)
  • Special Interests

    HIV, Hepatitis B & C and HIV co-infections

    Travel medicine

    Tropical medicine including emerging infections, serious bone & joint infections, sepsis

  • Biography

    After completing a German National Merit Scholarship I qualified in Ulm, Germany in 1989 and went on to work and train in the UK becoming a Consultant Physician and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Trust and the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in 2000.

    Since I have successfully developed the viral hepatitis and co-infection provision, the travel medicine service and have been the undergraduate lead for Infectious Diseases since 2000 and the electives convenor of the Medical School since 2007. I am currently the Head of Department of Infection & Tropical Medicine at the Royal Victoria Infirmary

    I am also the British Infection Association clinical secretary for ID, sit on the Medical Schools Elective Council, the RCP/RCPath joint committee for Infection & Tropical Medicine and the ISTM publications committee.

  • Directorate


  • Hospital Base

    Royal Victoria Infirmary

  • Clinics Provided

    Infectious Diseases / HIV weekly, Tuesday afternoons

    Infectious Diseases / HIV & Travel weekly, Wednesday afternoons

    Viral Hepatitis weekly, Thursdays

    Joint ID haemophilia, monthly, Tuesday mornings

  • Name of Secretary
    Heather Wilson
  • Any other Information


  • Matthias Schmid 
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