Matthew was born in Perth and educated at Christ Church Grammer School. He studied Medicine at the University of Western Australia and graduated in 1997. He undertook his residency at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth. After working in the United Kingdom in 2002 he was selected in 2005 for the Advanced Training Program in Orthopaedic Surgery in Western Australia.
Upon successfully completing his training he became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and the Australian Orthopaedic Association in 2009.
In 2010, Matthew spent 12 months at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford, U.K. for subspecialty training in Foot and Ankle Surgery. On return to Perth in 2011 he joined Coastal Orthopaedic Group for private patients, and is based at Bethesda Hospital in Claremont and St John of God Hospital Murdoch.
Treatment of work related lower limb injuries comprises a significant percentage of Matthew’s caseload. His mission is to return workers to their pre-injury duties utilising advanced surgical technique, multidisciplinary rehabilitation and progressive return to work programs. He is qualified to perform permanent impairment assessments in accordance to the AMA Guides 5th edition and Workcover WA Guide 4th edition.
Matthew and his wife Jessica have four children Charlie, Lachlan, Zara and George. In his spare time he enjoys jogging, cycling, watching his kids play sport.
Fellowship in Foot and Ankle surgery, Oxford U.K. (2010)