Matt qualified as a doctor from the London Hospital Medical School in 1997 and then as a surgeon in 2001. His specialist training in plastic surgery was centred in the Midlands, but has encompassed units across the country including Nottingham, Stevenage, Bedford, Birmingham, Oxford, Derby and Durham. This training included a dedicated surgical fellowships in cosmetic plastic surgery and in hand surgery.
He has developed sub-specialist interests in aesthetic surgery, in body contouring for patients who have lost a massive amount of weight and in hand surgery. Mr Venus introduced endoscopic carpal tunnel release to The University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire and has performed over 200 cases to date.
Matt has published articles on a wide range of topics in the surgical literature, and has also published several papers in aesthetic, reconstructive and hand surgery.
Mr Venus has an NHS practice based at The University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire, where he is clinical lead for the Department of Plastic Surgery.