Mr Matt Walker

Orthopaedic Surgeon

BHB MBChB FRACS

Dedicated to Quality

Matt is a graduate of Auckland Medical School and did his specialist training in the Tauranga, Waikato and Auckland regions before leaving overseas on fellowship. He worked in the United Kingdom at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital at Stanmore, London in hip and knee revision surgery and knee cartilage implantation surgery. A knee arthroplasty and complex soft tissue reconstructive fellowship was completed in Melbourne.

He then returned to New Zealand to help set up the new Orthopaedic department at North Shore Hospital in 2004. He is committed to providing an excellent and long lasting Orthopaedic service, offering education and readily available advice to other health professionals and patients, and is an affiliated provider at Southern Cross Hospitals.

Special Clinical Interest

Hip and Knee joint replacement
Joint replacement with Computer Navigation
Robotic arm assisted half and full Knee joint replacement
Revision arthroplasty of Hip and Knee
Knee arthroscopic cartilage and soft tissue reconstruction surgery
Anterior Cruciate Ligament surgery

Professional Membership

Clinical Director of Orthopaedics, Waitemata Health
New Zealand Orthopaedic Association (NZOA)
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)
New Zealand Knee Society
New Zealand Hip Society
NZ Defence forces surgeon

Specialist Training

Orthopaedic training in New Zealand
Fellowship training 2003, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, London
Fellowship training 2004, Melbourne, Australia

Practising At

Southern Cross Hospital, North Harbour
North Shore and Waitakere Hospitals