Mr Matthew Sala

Mr Matthew Sala

MB/ ChB. FRCS. FRCS(Orth)

Orthopaedic Surgery

Recommended by 8 specialists
39 years of experience
22 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

4.92

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“Mr Sala is kind, cheerful, patient and knowledgeable. He explained my hand injury problem carefully and thoroughly. He also went through different options and their pros and cons. I had the operation yesterday and all went well. Mr Sala’s PA Jacqueline Barrow is very helpful and proactive- makes everything easy to organise. “
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Subspecialties

  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand & Wrist Surgery
  • Knee Surgery
  • Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Italian
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Registered with

  • Royal College of Surgeons: THN/024/025
  • British Elbow and Shoulder Society (BESS): MPC2015M
  • The Royal Society of Medicine: 00470770
  • British Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons: 15674
  • General Medical Council: 2773256
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £275

    Follow-up appointment: £200

    Practices worked at

    The Princess Grace Hospital

    42-52 Nottingham Place, London, United Kingdom, W1U 5NY
    2,137 reviews

    The Clementine Churchill Hospital

    Sudbury Hill, Harrow, London, United Kingdom, HA1 3RX
    736 reviews

    Chiswick Medical Centre

    Bond House, 347-353 Chiswick High Road, London, United Kingdom, W4 4HS
    262 reviews

    The Institute of Sport Exercise & Health (ISEH)

    170 Tottenham Court Road, London, United Kingdom, W1T 7HA
    148 reviews

    Outpatients and Diagnostic Centre at 30 Devonshire

    30 Devonshire Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 7AF
    16 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    09:30 - 13:00
    Tue
    14:00 - 15:30
    Wed
    Not available
    Thu
    09:30 - 13:00 | 14:30 - 17:30
    Fri
    12:00 - 13:30 | 14:00 - 18:00
    Sat
    Not available
    Sun
    Not available

    About

     Mr Matthew Sala, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, currently works within the Northwick Park & Central Middlesex Hospitals. He is highly experienced in treating conditions of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand and knee. Conditions including joint, muscle and tendon pathology, complex fractures, sport and soft tissue injuries.

    Mr Sala began his medical education in Liverpool at the University of Liverpool Medical School, before moving on to do specialist training in the North Thames Rotation. He did his specialist training in hospitals across London including University College Hospital, St Mary’s Paddington, Hammersmith and Charing Cross Hospitals. Following this, he was awarded a fellowship at the University of Toronto. He has also been around the world as a visiting surgeon working in prestigious units including the Hand Unit in Ontario, Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. He was later appointed to his current position in 2000 and was given the position of Clinical Lead for Shoulder Surgery. A year later, his expertise was recognised when Imperial College School of Medicine appointed him Honorary Senior Lecturer. the Royal College of Surgeons have also appointed his as a Fellow

    Mr Sala has pioneered the use of collagen scaffold and inflatable spacer implants in his unit, using this technique as part of a national collaborative study. He performs 90% of his procedures via arthroscopic surgery. He continues to work collaboratively, working alongside anaesthetists and specialised physiotherapists in London. He is also an active educator engaging with advanced surgeon training. 

    Procedures

    • Rotator Cuff Repair
    • Fracture Fixation Surgery
    • Tendon Repair (Hand)
    • Acromioclavicular Joint (ACJ) Excision
    • Acromioclavicular Joint (ACJ) Stabilisation
    • Arthroscopy
    • Biceps Tenodesis and Tenotomy
    • Carpal Tunnel Decompression
    • Cartilage Surgery (Knee)
    • Chondral Grafting
    • Dupuytrens Fasciectomy
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • External Fixation Devices
    • Finger Joint Replacement
    • Ganglion Cyst Removal
    • Hand & Wrist Surgery
    • Joint Fusion (Hand)
    • Joint Fusion (Wrist)
    • Joint Injection
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Injections (including Steroid, Hyaluronic acid, PRP and nStride)
    • Knee Preservation Surgery
    • MRI Scan (Magnetic Resonance Imaging scan)
    • Meniscal Repair
    • Minimally Invasive Knee Surgery
    • Orthobiologics
    • PRP Treatment
    • Patella Realignment
    • Postoperative Rehabilitation
    • Revision Surgery
    • Rheumatoid Hand Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Hydrodilatation
    • Shoulder Replacement
    • Shoulder Stabilisation
    • Stem Cell Therapy
    • Steroid Injection
    • Tendon Repair
    • Trapeziectomy
    • Ulnar Nerve Release
    • Ulnar Shortening
    • Video Consultation
    • Wrist Arthroscopy
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    Special interests

    • Shoulder Pain
    • Dislocated Shoulder
    • Elbow Fractures
    • Elbow Stiffness
    • Elbow Instability
    • Hand Fractures
    • Hand Injury
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
    • Arthritis (Elbow)
    • Arthritis (Hand)
    • Arthritis (Knee)
    • Arthritis (Shoulder)
    • Arthritis (Wrist)
    • Bicep Injury
    • Bone Spurs
    • Bursitis
    • Bursitis (Shoulder)
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Clavicle Fractures
    • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
    • De Quervain's Syndrome (Tenosynovitis)
    • Dupuytren’s Contracture
    • Finger Injury
    • Forearm Fractures
    • Fracture
    • Fracture (Broken Bone)
    • Frozen Shoulder
    • Golfer’s Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
    • Hand Extensor Tendon Injuries
    • Hand Pain
    • Hand Problems
    • Humerus Fractures
    • Kienbock’s Disease
    • Mallet Finger
    • Patella (Kneecap) Dislocation
    • Peripheral Nerve Injury
    • Rotator Cuff Injury
    • Shoulder Impingement
    • Shoulder Labral Tear
    • Shoulder Tendinopathy (Pitcher’s Shoulder)
    • Sports Injuries
    • Tendon Injuries
    • Torn Meniscus (Cartilage)
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Fractures
    • Wrist Pain
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    Education

    Education & Training:

    • Qualified from the University of Liverpool Medical School.

     

    Professional memberships:

    •   British Elbow & Shoulder Society (BESS)

    •   British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)

    •   British Medical Association (BMA)

    •   Royal Society of Medicine (RSM)

    •   Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS)

    •   Fellow of American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)

    •   London Consultants Association (LCA)

    •   Independent Doctors Federation (IDF)

    •   Federation of Independent Practitioners Organization (FIPO)

     

     

     

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    Reviews

    4.97 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    4.92
    Explanation
    5
    Rotator Cuff Repair
    13/25
    Shoulder Pain
    10/25
    Dislocated Shoulder
    2/25
    Elbow Fractures
    2/25
    Elbow Stiffness
    2/25
    Fracture Fixation Surgery
    2/25
    Elbow Instability
    1/25
    Hand Fractures
    1/25
    Hand Injury
    1/25
    Hand Surgery
    1/25
    Osteoarthritis
    1/25
    Tendon Repair (Hand)
    1/25
    Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
    1/25
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Mr Sala is kind, cheerful, patient and knowledgeable. He explained my hand injury problem carefully and thoroughly. He also went through different options and their pros and cons. I had the operation yesterday and all went well. Mr Sala’s PA Jacqueline Barrow is very helpful and proactive- makes everything easy to organise.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Excellent
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Mr Sala is a very experienced Orthopaedic and Shoulder Surgeon of long standing. His examination was very thorough and complete - his diagnosis what I suspected!
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    It’s a pleasure to see Mr Sala as he is thorough in his explanation and he listens to the patient. I feel very relaxed talking to him.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very thorough and knowledgable.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Very helpful explaining the procedure ,
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    My wife accompanied me and we both found Mr Sala's explanation thorough and advise re physio very helpful.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Pleasant, humane, professional and extremely thorough in describing various points under discussion.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (4/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Very professional and helpful. Has the rare ability to explain very complex medical issues to ordinary people
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    I can’t speak highly enough of Mr Sala and I am eternally grateful for his expert, professional and exceptional care. He is also a very nice person who inspires total confidence.
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 8 specialists
    Mr Sherif El-Tawil
    Mr Sherif El-Tawil
    Orthopaedic Surgery
    Is a colleague

    "Matthew is an outstanding surgeon and a true gentleman; he has the magical mixture of being highly skilled and at the same time, a great communicator and kind person. He consistently makes the care of his patients his top priority and I would recommend him highly."

    27-07-2021

    Recommended for:
    Dupuytren’s Contracture, Hand Fractures, Fracture
    , Arthritis, Tendon Injuries, Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, Finger Injury, Trigger Finger, Frozen Shoulder, Shoulder Instability, Wrist Fractures, Shoulder Pain, Dislocated Shoulder, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Hand Problems, Rotator Cuff Injury, Arthritis (Wrist), Dupuytren’s Contracture, Osteoarthritis, Dislocation of the Elbow, Humerus Fractures, Elbow Fractures, Forearm Fractures, Clavicle Fractures, Shoulder Labral Tear, Elbow Stiffness, Shoulder Tendinopathy (Pitcher’s Shoulder), Mallet Finger, Elbow Instability, Trigger Finger, Golfer’s Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis), Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis), Sports Injuries, Frozen Shoulder, Arthritis (Shoulder), Wrist Pain, Shoulder Impingement, Bicep Injury, Bursitis (Shoulder), Clavicle Fractures
    Professor John Hollingdale
    Professor John Hollingdale
    Orthopaedic Surgery
    Is a colleague

    "An excellent careful surgeon."

    03-12-2018

    Recommended for:
    Frozen Shoulder, Shoulder Instability, Dislocated Shoulder
    , Rotator Cuff Injury, Arthritis (Shoulder), Arthritis (Wrist), Dupuytren’s Contracture, Arthritis (Elbow), Arthritis (Hand), Sports Injuries
    Mr Rohit Madhav
    Mr Rohit Madhav
    Orthopaedic Surgery
    Is a colleague

    "I have known and worked with Mr Sala for over 15 years. He has great rapport, and is a great clinician. He has excellent diagnostic and clinical skills, and is very proficient in both non surgical and surgical treatments. I would highly recommend him for any upper limb problem."

    03-12-2018

    Recommended for:
    Frozen Shoulder, Shoulder Instability, Dislocated Shoulder
    , Rotator Cuff Injury, Arthritis (Shoulder), Dupuytren’s Contracture, Arthritis (Elbow), Arthritis (Hand), Sports Injuries
    Mr Hani Abdul-Jabar
    Mr Hani Abdul-Jabar
    Orthopaedic Surgery
    Is a colleague

    "Mr Sala has been a mentor to me since 2009. He treats his patients passionately, and with utmost care."

    03-12-2018

    Recommended for:
    Frozen Shoulder, Shoulder Instability, Dislocated Shoulder
    , Rotator Cuff Injury, Arthritis (Shoulder), Arthritis (Wrist), Dupuytren’s Contracture, Arthritis (Elbow), Arthritis (Hand)

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