Mr Matthew James Bartlett

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon


Year qualified:1991


Personal profile

"His main interest is surgery for sporting injuries and knee reconstructions. 'It's rewarding getting people back on their feet and out of pain.' 

Mr Matthew Bartlett qualified from Oxford in 1991 and underwent his basic and higher surgical training in London. In 2003 he was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with a special interest in knee surgery at North West London Hospitals NHS Trust.

Shortly after appointment he went on sabbatical to Australia spending time in centres of excellence in knee surgery in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Brisbane. This furthered his interest in sports injury and computer assisted knee surgery.

Upon Mr Bartlett's return, he worked closely with the English Institute of Sport and the British Olympic Medical Centre (then based at Northwick Park) and was involved in training the registrars in the new speciality of Sports and Exercise Medicine. He continues to consult to the Olympic Medical Institute on an ad hoc basis.

Mr Bartlett has developed a superspecialist interest in computer aided knee replacement and also in ACL, revsion ACL and multi-ligament reconstruction and lecture/teach both nationally and internationally in these fields.

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • British Orthopaedic Association

Clinical Interests

  • Primarily knee surgery with an interest in sports injury and joint reconstruction.
  • Knee replacement and revision knee replacement with a special interest in knee replacement in younger individuals using computer guided techniques for increased accuracy.
  • Arthroscopic treatment of the knee including meniscal resection and repair, cartilage resurfacing techniques, ACL reconstruction and complex multiligament reconstruction.
  • Knee trauma and most lower limb fractures.
  • Primary total hip replacements.

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