Matthew Capehorn

General Practitioner, GPwSI in Obesity, and Clinical Manager of RIO


Dr Capehorn is an expert in Obesity and Weight Management. He was the Clinical Director of the National Obesity Forum (NOF) for 7 years, and since then a Board member and Trustee of the Association for the Study of Obesity (ASO).  Matthew is an Expert Adviser to NICE on the topic of Obesity, as well as being on numerous Advisory Boards, including Academic Advisory Boards. He was an Honorary Senior Lecturer for the University of Sheffield and prior to this Chester on their MSc in weight management.

For nearly 10 years the Rotherham Institute for Obesity (RIO) was the country’s biggest and busiest “tier 3” specialist weight management centre, based in primary care, and as well playing a pivotal role in setting it up he remains their clinical manager and GpwSI.