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Mr Matthew Ricks

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

 

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Specialises in

  • Hand & Wrist
  • Shoulder & Elbow

About me

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.

Areas of interest

Mr Ricks specialises in all aspects of the upper limb including hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder surgery. He has a particular interest in:

Hand and Wrist Surgery
Arthritis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Dupuytrens Disease, Trigger Fingers, Ganglions, Ligament Injuries, Trauma and Sports Injuries

Elbow Surgery
Painful and Stiff Elbows, Arthritis, Trauma and Sports Injuries, Ligament Reconstructions, Elbow Replacement

Shoulder Surgery
Shoulder Pain and Poor Movement, Frozen Shoulder, Cuff Tears, Dislocations, Shoulder Arthroscopy, Shoulder Replacements, Trauma and Sports Injuries

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