Mr Matthew Ricks

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

BSc, MBBS MSc Trauma Surgery, MSc Adv HCP, FRCS (Tr & Ortho)

"I am delighted to join the team at Spire with their fantastic reputation and the opportunity to deliver a high level of care and support to my patients."

Specialises in

  • Shoulder surgery
  • Elbow surgery
  • Hand and wrist surgery
  • Soft tissue and sports injuries to the upper limb
  • Trauma and tertiary trauma to the upper limb

Also available for:

Virtual consultations:

Languages spoken

English, French

I am a fellowship trained Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder. I treat all disorders of the upper limb with a particular interest in trauma injuries and degenerative conditions. I am passionate about arthroscopic upper limb surgery and was awarded an arthroscopic travelling fellowship around the UK. I have experience of international fellowships where I refined my arthroscopy and joint replacement skills of the upper limb.

After completing my training in London and the South of England I undertook fellowships in Melbourne, Australia and then Nice, France. I went on to do an Upper Limb Fellowship at Wrightington Hospital and subsequently was appointed as a Consultant at the unit.

I am a member of the British and European Elbow and Shoulder Societies and the British Hand Society. I am an active part of the Wrightington research unit and have completed a BSc and two masters degrees in the area of Trauma and Orthopaedics. I am passionate about education and training and regularly teach and train other healthcare practitioners. I also co-ordinate the FRCS exam course for trainee surgeons held at Wrightington Hospital.


General Medical Council Number: C6160692

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Matthew Ricks at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Trigger finger release

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Additional information

Hand surgery
Wrist surgery
Elbow surgery
Shoulder surgery
Soft tissue injuries
Sports injury
Upper limb surgery

MBBS / Barts and The London School of Medicine / 2006
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
MBBS is an undergraduate degree by competing which the student becomes eligible to practice as a doctor or a physician.

Professional memberships

The British Society of Surgery of the Hand

British Elbow and Shoulder Society

European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and Elbow

European Wrist Arthroscopy Society

Wrightington Specialist Orthopaedic Hospital

Royal Albert Edward Infirmary

I am married with two young children and at every opportunity we will be out walking the dog in the Cheshire countryside. I am a passionate sports fan – loving football, rugby and cycling.

Private secretary Christine Moores
Private secretary telephone 01925 215 087
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