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Areas of Expertise

Mr Solan performs a range of treatments, including:

  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Cartiva
  • Arthroscopy
  • Shockwave therapy
  • Fusion
  • Arthrodesis

Some of the conditions he commonly treats are:

Personal biography

Mr Matthew Solan (FRCS (Tr&Orth)), graduated from St Thomas’ Hospital Medical School, in 1992; and completed his general surgical training in London, Guildford and Oxford.
He undertook his specialist orthopaedic training in the south Thames (west) region.

Mr Solan was awarded a British Orthopaedic Travelling Fellowship to Dublin and has also worked overseas in South Africa, and at the universities of Johns Hopkins and Maryland, Baltimore, USA.
In 2003, he was appointed as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Frimley Park Hospital. He was then appointed to the Royal Surrey County Hospital, in 2006.

Between 2012 – 2017, he was chairman of the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
Scientific Committee.


Mr Solan is very active in research and training, having produced 20 scientific publications in the last five years alone, on a broad range of themes; with a particular interest in the treatment of intractable heel pain.

His research interests include:

  • Heel pain
  • Morton’s neuroma
  • Lisfranc injury
  • Achilles reconstruction

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