Mr Matthew Burwell
Mr Matthew Burwell is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon based at CircleBath and the Royal United Hospital, Bath. He also has an honorary contract as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, where he runs the specialist hip clinic. He qualified as a doctor from the University of London and undertook specialist surgical training in orthopaedics and trauma on the North West Thames Rotation based at the Royal Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, completing his final year of training at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital at Stanmore. He went on to receive advanced training in adult hip reconstruction as the arthroplasty fellow to Professor Don Howie at the University of South Australia. Mr Burwell has developed expertise in all forms of adult hip reconstruction and joint replacement including the use of cemented and un-cemented hip replacement implants and modern materials such as metal and ceramic bearings. He undertakes ‘re-do’ or revision hip replacement surgery and has a decade of experience of the use of hip resurfacing (e.g. the ‘Birmingham’ hip, an option for younger and more active patients). Mr Burwell continues with a trauma practice at the Royal United Hospital, in particular specialising in surgery for complex fractures of the hip and for fractures around previous hip replacements implants (i.e. peri-prosthetic fractures). Mr Burwell also undertakes knee arthroscopy, primary knee replacement and forefoot surgery.