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Dr Francis Matthey


FRCP, FRCPath


Consultant Haematologist


Haematology in Chelsea and Wimbledon

Dr Francis Matthey, FRCP, FRCPath



Dr Francis Matthey is a highly experienced haematologist with over 25 years of consultant practice   based in Chelsea and Wimbledon.  He has particular interests in blood clotting disorders (bleeding and thrombosis) and haematological malignancies (leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma, myeloproliferative diseases), as well as general haematology.  He has served as the secretary to the national British Committee on Standards in Haematology Task Force in Haemato-Oncology and as the Clinical Lead for Blood Sciences for Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.  He is an examiner for the Royal College of Pathologists.


He is a BUPA fee-assured consultant.


He practices  at the Chelsea  and Westminster  Hospital, The Chelsea Outpatient  Centre (Lister Hospital), Parkside Hospital, and  at Ashtead Hospital.

Training and Background


Dr Matthey graduated from Charing Cross Hospital Medical School in 1980, trained in general medicine, before training in haematology at the Royal Free Hospital and UCH.  First appointed as a consultant in 1990, he worked in Surrey for 16 years before moving to the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in 2006, where he is Service Lead for haematology.  He has a strong reputation for being a good teacher and communicator and has a very high level of commitment to personalised patient care.

Personal Profile

Dr Matthey is married to a doctor and has two children. When not practicing medicine  he is a keen amateur musician, having played the classical  guitar for many years.

Interests include:


General Haematology

  • Anaemias (low Hb)
  • Polycythaemia (high Hb)
  • Low and high white cell counts
  • Low and high platelets

Disorders of Coagulation

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Thrombophilia
  • Bleeding disorders

Malignant Haematology

  • Myeloma
  • Monoclonal Gammopathies (MGUS)
  • Myeloproliferative disease
  • Chronic leukaemias
  • Lymphomas

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