Mr Matthew Waites


MBBS, BSc, FRCSEd (Tr&Orth)

GMC number: 4197162

Practising since: 1996


Orthopaedic surgery

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Mr Waites is an orthopaedic surgeon specialising in hip and knee replacement surgery. He was appointed as an NHS consultant at Russells Hall Hospital, the Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in 2010.

Mr Waites trained at St Bartholomews Hospital Medical School, London and completed higher surgical training on the London, South West Thames (St George’s Hospital) rotation. He completed a research fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA and a clinical fellowship in joint replacement surgery and knee sports injuries in Sydney, Australia.

He is passionate about rapid recovery and high functional outcomes following surgery using techniques to minimise post-operative pain and ensure a quick return to activities of daily living. He is an advocate of partial knee replacements and has training in robotic-assisted surgery. He also has fellowship training and experience in arthroscopic knee surgery.

He is actively involved in the education and training of surgical trainees and allied health professionals. He has management experience having served as clinical director for surgical specialities at the Dudley Group of Hospitals 2014-2017.

He is a member of the Midlands Knee Society, British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK), British Orthopaedic Association and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Special interests

  • Hip replacement
  • Knee replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Knee Arthroscopy

Languages spoken


Treatments and tests offered by Mr Matthew Waites at Nuffield Health

  • Knee replacement
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Meniscectomy for meniscus tear
  • Hip replacement
  • Image guided joint injections
  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) repair

Locations Mr Matthew Waites works with

Related experience


  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Association for Surgery of the Knee
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • British Medical Association

Other posts held

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Russells Hall Hospital

Insurers Mr Matthew Waites works with

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

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • The Exeter Friendly
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Cigna International
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA