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Mr Matthew Hynes - Orthopaedics

Mr Matthew Hynes is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, treats shoulder pain due to sports injuries, dislocations, impingement, rotator cuff tears, frozen shoulders, acromioclavicular joint pain, instability or arthritis.

Based at: Oaks Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

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Clinical interests

Mr Hynes’ day to day practice involves the treatment of patients suffering with shoulder pain due to sports injuries, shoulder dislocations, impingement, rotator cuff tears, frozen shoulders, acromioclavicular joint pain, instability or arthritis. Wherever possible, shoulder arthroscopy, also known as keyhole surgery, is used to treat these conditions to minimise the soft tissue trauma during the surgery and to aid rapid recovery.
Having trained with both plastic surgeons and orthopaedic surgeons specialising in hand and elbow surgery at St Joseph’s Hand and Upper Limb Centre Ontario, Canada Mr Hynes also treats patients with hand conditions including tennis elbow, ulnar nerve entrapment, carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, ganglions, Dupuytrens disease, thumb arthritis, wrist pain as well as wrist fractures and hand fractures.

Academic background

Graduating from Bristol University in 1994 with a first class honours degree, Mr Hynes went on to an anatomy teaching post at Newcastle University followed by a three year general surgical training rotation at the Royal United Hospital in Bath. While working at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore he was awarded a six year specialist training post in Orthopaedics training at the Royal London Hospital and the North East Thames region, rotating through Broomfield Hospital, Essex; Southend Hospital, Essex; Chase farm, Enfield, culminating in a specialist training post at the Hand and Upper Limb Surgery Centre, Canada. St. Joseph's Hand and Upper Limb Centre is a leading Canadian site for the treatment of problems in the upper limb.

He has published research on both upper and lower limb surgery.

Professional Memberships

British Orthopaedic Association, Royal College of Surgeons of England.

NHS base

Colchester Hospital University Foundation Trust

Clinic Times

Monday pm & Friday am

01206 987669