Consultant Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgeon
Foot & Ankle Surgery
All our Foot & Ankle consultants provide expert care for the following conditions:
- Ankle Arthritis and deformity
- Ankle Arthroscopy
- Ankle Replacements
- Flat feet deformity and tibialis posterior dysfunction
- Forefoot deformity (including bunions, arthritis and lesser toes)
- Hindfoot arthritis and deformity
- Midfoot arthritis and deformity
- Neuromuscular feet (including Charcot-Marie Tooth)
- Osteochondral defects of the talus
- Plantar fasciitis
- Sports and dance injuries
- Tendon disorders
The Foot & Ankle Unit has a strong pedigree of research. The unit is actively involved with cutting edge research into novel methods of treating arthritis, deformity correction, treatment of neuromuscular disorders, and into methods for assessing foot and ankle conditions. The Foot & Ankle unit collaborates with other renowned centres both nationally and internationally to ensure that the RNOH can continue to provide the best standard of care to its patients. The unit may discuss recruitment to a clinical trial with patients if it is felt to be appropriate.
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