The second fellowship, in Perth Australia, specialized in lower limb arthroplasty and reconstructive surgery. On his return to the UK he worked in the internationally renowned Exeter Hip Unit before completing a further hip and knee fellowship at Derriford Hospital Plymouth during which time he became familiar with using computer navigation for knee replacement surgery. He was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Yeovil District Hospital in June 2013 where he runs his NHS practice. His practice includes primary and revision surgery of the hip and knee and keyhole surgery (arthroscopy) of the knee.
He is Trauma lead at Yeovil District Hospital and has a specialist interest in this area. Matthew has a keen interest in research and audit and is principal investigator on two multi-centre randomized controlled trials and has published in peer viewed journals as well as presenting both nationally and internationally.