Matt undertook fellowship training in shoulder surgery first at Wrightington upper limb unit, following on as the Copeland fellow at the Reading Shoulder unit.
He was then awarded the British Shoulder and Elbow Societies North American travelling fellowship. He took up a consultant post at Stepping Hill Hospital in 2006 establishing the shoulder unit as an internationally known unit for complex shoulder surgery, attracting UK and overseas fellowship candidates.
Matt continues to educate and teach advanced shoulder arthroscopy techniques both nationally and internationally.
He also is involved with product design and innovation, currently holding several patents for products currently in use by shoulder surgeons.