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 an 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.
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, then FRCS(Orth) in 1997; and the Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST) in 1999.
Upon completion of this training he was then 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.
View his website: www.londonortho.co.uk
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