Mr Matthew Fitzpatrick

Consultant Podiatrist


Year qualified:2003


Personal profile

Matthew has been working clinically for over 10 years with a focus in musculoskeletal podiatry. Following his undergraduate degree at University College London – London Foot Hospital he developed an interest in sports and dance pathologies. He went on to undertake masters in sports science. Clinically, Matthew works as part of the South East London Foot & Ankle Clinic LLP. He is a member of the professional body’s council and is the Chair of the College of Podiatry Academic Board. He holds a Consultant post in the NHS at the North Middlesex Hospital, Enfield.

He achieved Fellowship of the College of Podiatry in 2010 as well as a Fellowship of the Royal Society of Public Health. He was one of the founding Fellows of the Faculty of Podiatric Medicine, RCPS(Glas). He worked on the successful project board, in the Department of Health (England) that achieved Independent Prescribing for podiatrists and physiotherapists

His main areas of interest are around MSK pathologies but he treats all conditions that affect the foot, ankle and associated structures. Soft tissue and nail surgery is undertaken in the minor surgery suite at BMI The Blackheath Hospital and the majority of private insurers recognise him.

He has worked on the national database for podiatric clinical practice and aims to embed his care in evidence based practice. He works closely with orthopaedic, physiotherapy and podiatric surgery colleagues to enable smooth referral pathways for all his patients.

Professional Membership

  • Health and Social Care Professions Council
  • Fellow of The Royal Society for Public Health
  • Fellow, Faculty of Podiatric Medicine, Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons (Glasgow)
  • Chair of the College of Podiatry Academic Board
  • Visiting Lecturer, University of Southampton

Clinical Interests

  • Biomechanics clinics

  • Orthotic provision – custom and over-the-counter

  • Soft tissue, verrucae (wart) removal, electrosurgery

  • Nail surgery

  • Musculoskeletal clinics

  • Extra-Corporeal Shock Wave Therapy • Diagnostic Ultrasound

  • Injection treatments for a variety of MSK related conditions

  • Paediatric assessment, treatment and diagnosis

  • Sports injury management / rehabilitation

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