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Mr Matthew Oakley

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Job Title: Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon


Mr Oakley studied Medicine at Glasgow University, graduating in 1991. His specialist registrar training was on the Northern Regional Orthopaedic Training Programme whilst living in Durham. In 2001, he passed his FRCS (Tr & Orth) and completed an Arthroplasty Fellowship at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham, and a Trauma fellowship in Denver Colorado, USA. He returned, as a Consultant, to Hereford in 2003.

Research interests include hip and knee replacement, and arthroscopic knee surgery. Research papers on:

  1. Day Surgery Hernias (BJS)
  2. DVT Prophylaxis (BMJ)
  3. Hip Fractures (Injury)
  4. Fixation of Clavicle Fractures (EFFORT)
  5. The Subvastus (minimally invasive) Approach to TKR (Journal Arthroplasty)
  6. The long term results of the St Ledger knee replacement (Journal Arthroplasty)

Outpatient Services

Clinic Day Location
Orthopaedic Clinic Thursday PM
Friday (2nd & 4th) AM
The County Hospital
Ross Community Hospital
Fracture Clinic Thursday AM The County Hospital


Inpatient and Day Case Operating Times

Mr Oakley and his team operate all day Tuesday.

Conditions Treated Procedures Performed
Osteoarthritis Knee

Early Arthritis
Total Knee replacement
Revision knee replacement surgery
Cartilage regeneration (micro fracture and OATs)
Uni-compartmental Knee replacement
Patello-femoral joint replacement
Revision knee replacement surgery
Osteoarthritis Hip Total Hip replacement
Hip resurfacing
Rheumatoid arthritis Lower Limb Joint Replacement
Sports Injury of the Knee Arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery
ACL and other ligament repair reconstruction
Meniscal repair and debridement
Trauma Wide variety of acute trauma and the late effects of trauma treated

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