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Mr Matthew Sala

Name
Mr Matthew Sala
Job title
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
PROFESSIONAL DETAILS
Primary specialtyOrthopaedic Surgery
Qualifications
<li>MB ChB</li>
<li>FRCS(Orth)</li>
Year qualified
1983
GMC No.
2773256
Date of GMC registration (dd/mm/yyyy)
05/03/1983
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Mr Matthew Sala is a Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon, specialising in the treatment of shoulder and upper limb conditions and sporting injuries of the shoulder and knee including the management of complex fractures and soft tissue injuries. He studied medicine at the University of Liverpool Medical School. Already committed to a career in orthopaedic medicine, he obtained the qualification of FRCS in 1990 and was appointed as Orthopaedic Registrar on the North Thames rotation including University College Hospital, London, and Hammersmith and Charing Cross Hospitals. He was awarded the qualification FRCS(Orth)in 1997; and the CCST in1999. On the completion of these appointments, he was granted the prestigious clinical fellowship based at the University of Toronto and St Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Canada, in complex shoulder surgery and upper limb trauma. As part of this fellowship he travelled to the Upper Limb and Hand Unit, London, Ontario, the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston and the Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City. On his return, he was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon at Northwick Park and Central Middlesex Hospitals (NWLHT) and has held this post for the past 10 years. He is the Clinical Lead in Shoulder Surgery for the North West London Hospitals Group, offering advice and support to other orthopaedic surgeons about the management of complex upper limb conditions and injuries. Academically, he holds the post of Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College School at Medicine. His Work has helped pioneer minimally invasive, arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery in the upper limb and he performs more than 80% of all soft tissue repairs in this way. He is part of the Steering Group for the development of Equinoxe (Exactech) TSR Arthroplasty range of implants and provides and international Training facility for surgeons globally to attend for teaching. He is one of the few surgeons in this country to be using collagen patch augmentation grafts in rotator cuff repair surgery and synthetic ligament reconstruction in the treatment of acromioclavicular joint disorders. Mr Sala runs established private practices at the BMI The Clementine Churchill Hospital, Harrow; The Princess Grace Hospital, nr Harley Street and Trust Plus at Northwick Park Hospital working with a team of Specialised Physiotherapists and Osteopaths in central and N.W. London.Mr Matthew Sala is a Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon, specialising in the treatment of shoulder and upper limb conditions and sporting injuries of the shoulder and knee including the management of complex fractures and soft tissue injuries. Mr Sala is a Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon at Northwick Park and Central Middlesex Hospitals (NWLHT) since his appointment in 1999. He is the Clinical Lead in Shoulder Surgery for the North West London Hospitals Group, offering advice and support to other orthopaedic surgeons about the management of complex upper limb conditions and injuries. He holds the post of Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College School at Medicine since his appointment in 2001. His Work has helped pioneer minimally invasive, arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery in the upper limb and he performs more than 80% of all soft tissue repairs in this way. He is part of the Steering Group for the development of Equinoxe (Exactech) Total Shoulder Replacement Arthroplasty range of implants and provides and international Training facility for surgeons globally to attend for teaching. He is one of the few surgeons in this country to be using collagen patch augmentation grafts in rotator cuff repair surgery and synthetic ligament reconstruction in the treatment of acromioclavicular joint injuries. Mr Sala runs established private practices at the BMI The Clementine Churchill Hospital, Harrow; The Princess Grace Hospital, nr Harley Street and Trust Plus at Northwick Park Hospital working with a team of Specialised Physiotherapists and Osteopaths in central and N.W. London.
Clinical interests

Shoulder and Elbow conditions treated

Frozen shoulder Shoulder Dislocation Shoulder instability Rotator cuff tendonitis and rotator cuff tears Shoulder arthritis: Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis Subacromical and subcoracoid impingement Clavicle fractures (Broken collar bone) Acromioclavicular joint dislocation and disorders Scapulothoracic Pathology Tennis elbow Golfers elbow Elbow arthritis and stiffness Elbow fracture and soft tissue injury Olecranon bursitis

Wrist and hand conditions treated

Cubital and carpal tunnel syndrome Distal radio-ulnar joint and wrists arthritis Dupuytren’s contracture De Quervain’s tenosynovitis Thumb (Trapezio-metacarpal) osteoarthritis

Common surgical procedures performed

Total Shoulder Replacement Surface replacement Arthroplasty Reversed Polarity Arthroplasty Shoulder stabilisation Bankart repair (Open and arthroscopic) SLAP lesion repair Biceps repair / Tenodesis / Stabilisation Sub-acromial decomplression (Open and arthroscopic) Rotator cuff repair (Open and arthroscopic) Collagen augmentation graft implantation for Complex Rotator Cuff Repair Arthroscopic and open capsular release Clavicle stabilisation, ACJ reconstruction Elbow Epicondylitis treatment (tennis and golfers Radioulnar joint / Radial head replacement arthroplasty. Total elbow replacement Elbow arthroscopy and capsular release Wrist arthritis surgery Carpal tunnel decompression

Complex upper limb trauma surgery

Shoulder fracture Scapular fracture Humeral fracture elbow fracture radius and ulnar fracture Wrist fracture Hand and finger fracture Scaphold fracture Tendon/ligament injury repair and reconstruction
Research interests
Invited as a guest speaker to Universities and Medical Schools nationally and internationally and medical conferences Honorary Senior Lecture Imperial College Medical School, London Actively involved in specialist orthopaedic / musculoskeletal training programme at NWLHT for imperial college, University of London. Published research articles in international publications journals Biomet Travelling Fellowship 2005 Mitek International Shoulder Academy Attendee at numerous orthropaedic conferences annually, nationally and internationally He has been a committee member at the Senate of Surgery of Great Britain and Ireland, fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Professional memberships
<li>British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)</li>
<li>British Elbow & Shoulder Society (BESS) </li>
<li>Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) </li>
<li>British Medical Association (BMA) </li>
<li>Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) </li>
<li>American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) </li>
<li>London Consultants Association (LCA)</li>
WHERE I WORK
NHS Hospital
Northwick Park Hospital
Private hospital/Private clinic
BMI The Clementine Churchill Hospital
Address
Sudbury Hill
City/Town
Harrow
County
Middlesex
Postcode
HA1 3RX
Mr Matthew Sala
Sudbury Hill
Harrow
HA1 3RX
United Kingdom
Private practice tel:
01494 873252
Call for appointments:
0208 872 3838
Fax:
01494 873252