Mr Matthew Sala
MB ChB FRCS (Orth)
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Speciality: Orthopaedic Surgery
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, 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 9 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 and 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 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.
British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
British Shoulder and Elbow Society (BESS)
British Medical Association (BMA)
Royal Society of Medicine (RSM)
American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Independent Doctors Federation (IDF)
London Consultants Association (LCA