Dr Susan Matthai

Consultant Paediatrician (Diabetes & Endocrinology)


Gloucestershire Royal Hospital
Reception 0300 422 8211

Outpatient booking office 0300 422 5972

Primary medical qualifications


Areas of expertise

Dr Matthai completed her postgraduate paediatric and diabetes training in Wales, mainly at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff. Higher specialist training as a senior registrar in paediatric endocrinology and diabetes at Alder Hey Children's Hospital prior to appointment as Consultant Paediatrician at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital in 1997.

Conditions treated include: 

  • Childhood diabetes
  • Growth and puberty problems
  • Thyroid and adrenal disorders
  • Pituitary conditions
  • Oncology late effects

Procedures performed include: 

  • Insulin pump therapy
  • Elective endocrine tests (eg synacthen, glucose tolerence and growth hormon provocation tests)

Inpatient services

All children requiring an overnight stay in hospital under the care of Dr Matthai will be admitted to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital. 

Date of registration

Qualified 1986

Outpatient clinics

Outpatient clinics are held at Gloucesteshire Royal Hospital.