Consultant Profile

Mr Philip Mathew

Mr Philip Mathew FRCS(Orth)
Practicing at:
Spire Hartswood Hospital and Spire Roding Hospital, Spire Roding Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Hand Surgery
    • Wrist surgery
Special clinical interests:
  • Hand and wrist fractures
  • Scaphoid fractures
  • Wrist pain
  • Wrist instability
  • Wrist arthroscopy
  • Kienbocks disease
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Trigger finger
  • Dupuytrens disease
  • Hand and wrist arthritis
Research interests:

Distal Radius Fractures, Osteoporosis, Scaphoid Fractures

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Hand and Wrist Surgeon, Barking Havering and Redbrige NHS Trust

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow
Member British Society for Surgery of the Hand
Member European Wrist Arthroscopy Association
Member British Medical AssociationMember AO Trauma

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0208 709 7878
Wednesday am & Friday pm
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Mathew believes in delivering a personalised patient care experience rather than a simple delivery of service. His service is based on the values of compassion, commitment and accountability.

Mr Mathew completed his Orthopaedic Training on the prestigious Percival Pott training program in London. He was awarded the AO trauma fellowship and Bruce Bailey hand Fellowship to visit two centres of excellence in Hand Surgery: The Indiana Hand To Shoulder Centre USA and the Ganga Hospital in India.

This was followed by visiting fellowships at The Institut Kaplan in Barcelona and The Institute de la Main in Paris to learn from the experts in open and arthroscopic wrist surgery. He completed his sub specialty training in hand surgery with a years fellowship at the renowned Pulvertaft Hand Unit in Derby.

After six months as a Consultant in Chesterfield Hospital, He was appointed as a full time Hand and Wrist Surgeon At Barking Havering and Redbridge NHs Trust.

He is particularly interested in arthritis of the wrist and hand, carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger fingers, fractures of the hand and wrist, Dupuytrens disease, key hole surgery of the wrist, joint replacement and tendinitis.

Personal profile:

I enjoy cooking which helps me relax and I love dogs.  I play badminton, tennis and football and like go-karting. I support Medecins Sans Frontieres a charitable organisation delivering emergency medical aid to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters or exclusion from healthcare.

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Mr Philip Mathew

Mr Philip Mathew Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Redbridge, Essex, private hospital specialist.

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