Matthew Sala

Mr Matthew John Sala
Consultant: Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon


FRCS 1990
FRCS (Orth)Year qualified: 1987
GMC Registration Number: 2773256 05 March 1984
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Mr Matthew Sala is a Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon, specialising in the treatment of shoulder and upper limb conditions and sporting injuries of the shoulder and knee including the management of complex fractures and soft tissue injuries.

He studied medicine at the University of Liverpool Medical School. Already committed to a career in orthopaedic medicine, he obtained the qualification of FRCS in 1990 and was appointed as Orthopaedic Registrar on the North Thames rotation including University College Hospital, and Hammersmith and Charing Cross Hospitals. He was awarded the qualification FRCS (Orth) in 1997; and the CCST in1999.

On the completion of these appointments, he was granted the prestigious clinical fellowship based at the University of Toronto and St Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Canada, in complex shoulder surgery and upper limb trauma. As part of this fellowship he travelled to the Upper Limb and Hand Unit, London, Ontario, the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston and the Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City.

On his return, he was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon at Northwick Park and Central Middlesex Hospitals (NWLHT) and has held this post for the past 9 years. He is the Clinical Lead in Shoulder Surgery for the North West London Hospitals Group, offering advice and support to other orthopaedic surgeons about the management of complex upper limb conditions and injuries. Academically, he holds the post of Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College School at Medicine.

His Work has helped pioneer minimally invasive and arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery in the upper limb and he performs more than 80% of all soft tissue repairs in this way.
He is part of the Steering Group for the development of Equinoxe (Exactech) TSR Arthroplasty range of implants and provides and international Training facility for surgeons to attend for teaching. He is one of the few surgeons in this country to be using collagen patch augmentation grafts in rotator cuff repair surgery and synthetic ligament reconstruction in the treatment of acromioclavicular joint injuries.

Selected to provide Specialist Upper Limb and Shoulder surgical opinion and treatment for the London 2012 Olympics

Mr Sala runs established private practices at the Clemenitine Churchill Hospital, Harrow; the Princess Grace Hospital, nr Harley Street; and Trust Plus at Northwick Park Hospital working with a team of Specialised Physiotherapists and Osteopaths in central and N.W. London.





BOA ( British Orthopaedic Association)
BMA ( British Medical Association)
RSM ( Royal Society of Medicine)
RCPSG (Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow)
FRCS (Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons)
LCA (London Consultant Association)
BESS (British Elbow & Shoulder Society)
Honorary Senior Lecturer (Imperial College School of Medicine)
AAOS (American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons)


Northwick Park Hospital
(NHS) (Trust Plus)Northwick Park Hospital – Trust Plus
(Private)Central Middlesex Hospital – BCAD – ACAD
(NHS)The Clementine Churchill Hospital (BMI hospital)

The Princess Grace Hospital (HCA International)



Shoulder surgery Upper limbs Sports injury Arthroscopic surgery.
Mr Matthew Sala is a Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon, specialising in shoulder surgery and upper limb surgery, sports injuries of the shoulder and knee including the management of complex fractures and soft tissue injury; joint replacement.


Invited as guest speaker to Universities and Medical Schools, conferences, nationally and internationally.

Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College Medical School, London.

Actively involved in specialist orthopaedic / musculoskeletal training program at NWLHT for imperial college, University of London.

Biomet Traveling Fellowship 2005

Mitek International Shoulder Academy

Past committee member at the Senate of Surgery of Great Britain and Ireland.

Attendee at numerous orthropaedic conferences annually, nationally and internationally.

Exactec design steering group and international surgeon training facility.