Mr Matthew Oakley


MB ChB, FRCS (Glas), FRCS (Edin), FRCS (Tr Orth), ATLS

GMC number: 3557907

Practising since: 1991


Orthopaedic surgery

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Mr Oakley grew up in Ludlow,  Shropshire. He studied Medicine at the Glasgow University graduating in 1991. His surgical training was in Glasgow and then around Durham and Newcastle. He completed an Arthroplasty Fellowship at The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Birmingham  and a trauma fellowship  in Denver Colorado, USA.

He returned to the Marches in 2003 with his family , taking a consultant post in Hereford.

Mr Oakley now has 25 years of Orthopaedic experience  having performed over 3000 Hip and Knee replacements. He submits all his Hip and Knee replacement data to the National Joint Registry in which he has excellent results. He has a specialist interest in problem knee replacements and has taken on and treated over 300 such cases with good results.

He is a Surgeon lead for the Enhanced Recovery Program in Hereford and GIRFT (Getting it Right First Time).  Both of these activities are aimed to improve patient experience following hip and knee replacement and reduce length of stay in hospital.

Special interests

  • Knee replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Revision(redo) Knee replacement
  • Custom made Knee replacement (Conformis)
  • Hip replacement
  • ACL reconstruction

Other interests

  • Knee preservation surgery including ACL, PCL and other ligament reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Knee Surgery, meniscectomy and Meniscal repair
  • Osteotomy and Cartilage repair
  • Complex lower Limb reconstruction after trauma

Languages spoken


Treatments and tests offered by Mr Matthew Oakley at Nuffield Health

  • Knee replacement revision
  • Knee replacement
  • Arthroscopy
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Hip revision
  • Hip replacement
  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) repair

Locations Mr Matthew Oakley works with

Related experience


Research interests include hip and knee replacement, and arthroscopic knee surgery. Research papers on:

  1. Day surgery hernias (BJS)
  2. DVT prophylaxis (BMJ)
  3. Hip fractures (Injury)
  4. Clavicle fractures, The subvastus approach to TKR (Journal Arthroplasty).


  • British Medical Association
  • British Orthopaedic Trainees Association
  • A/O Alumni Association
  • Medical Defence Union
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
  • MAC Chair Nuffield Health Hereford Hospital
  • Venous Thrombosis Committee
  • Blood transfusion committee

Other posts held

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Wye Valley NHS Trust

Insurers Mr Matthew Oakley works with

Mr Matthew Oakley works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Childsure
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • HealthFund
  • InterGlobal
  • Medical Care Direct
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA


Mr Matthew Oakley does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Matthew Oakley does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Matthew Oakley does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.