Mr Matthew J Welck
- Consultant Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon
- Foot and Ankle Surgery
- Specialist clinical interests:
- Achilles disorders, Ankle Arthritis, Arthroscopy, Bunions, Flat foot, High Arched Foot (pes cavus), lesser toe disorders, Neurological Foot problems, plantar fasciitis, S ports Injuries of the Foot and Ankle.
- Research interests:
Mr Welck has a keen interest in research. He achieved a distinction in both an undergraduate BSc and a postgraduate MSc. He has numerous peer-reviewed publications and international and national podium presentations of his work.
His research interests include the use of novel weight bearing CT scanning to help treat conditions of the foot and ankle. He has set up one of the largest databases in the UK. He is currently involved in setting up the Bone Marrow Derived Stem Cell trial for the treatment of ankle cartilage defects, and has an active interest in outcomes research in foot and ankle surgery.
- Professional profile:
Mr Matt Welck studied medicine at Leeds University Medical School and graduated in 2002. He obtained fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2013.
His specialist foot and ankle fellowships included 6 months in Windsor, then 6 months at the Foot and Ankle unit at the RNOH, Stanmore. He then undertook a combined clinical and research fellowship at the internationally renowned Foot and Ankle Institute, Baltimore, USA under Dr Mark Myerson.
He has been a consultant at the RNOH since July 2016. He specialises purely in disorders of the foot and ankle. The RNOH is a national centre of excellence dealing with complex cases that have been referred from centres all over the United Kingdom. He works closely with radiologists, physiotherapists, podiatrists, chiropodists, specialist nurses, orthotics and anaesthetists to provide optimum care to patients
- Education and training:
MSc Trauma & Orthopaedics.
FRCS (Tr & Orth).
School of Medicine, University of Leeds
BSc (Hons) Microbiology in Relation to Medicine.
Faculty of Microbiology, University of Leeds
Awarded First Class Honours.
- General Medical Council (GMC)
- Medical Defence Union
- British Orthopaedic Association