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Mr Matthew Burwell

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Matthew Burwell is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Sulis Hospital Bath. He is nationally-acknowledged as one of the top performing hip surgeons in the country.

He qualified as a doctor from the University of London and undertook specialist surgical training in Orthopaedics and trauma on the North West Thames Rotation, based at the Royal Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, completing his final year of training at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital at Stanmore. He went on to receive advanced training in adult hip reconstruction as the Arthroplasty Fellow to Professor Don Howie at the University of South Australia.

Matthew Burwell has developed expertise in all forms of adult hip reconstruction and joint replacement including the use of cemented and un-cemented hip replacement implants and modern materials such as metal and ceramic bearings.

He undertakes revision hip replacement surgery and has two decades of experience of the use of hip resurfacing (e.g. the 'Birmingham' hip, an option for younger and more active patients).

Mathew also provides the latest innovative techniques including robotic assisted joint replacement surgery. For more information on robotic assisted hip surgery click here.

Matthew Burwell continues with a trauma practice at the Royal United Hospital, in particular specialising in surgery for complex fractures of the hip and for fractures around previous hip replacements implants (i.e. peri-prosthetic fractures). He is highly acclaimed for expertise in hip replacement and revision surgery. To find out more click here.

Meet your surgeon
Watch Matthew Burwell discussing and performing total hip replacement surgery at Circle Bath Hospital in the film below.

Clinical specialities


  • Hip replacement revision surgery

  • Hip replacement surgery

  • Hip resurfacing

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Additional information about Mr Matthew Burwell

Mr Burwell is married to Susie, who trained as a theatre nurse at St Thomas' Hospital in London. They have two sons, Charlie and James, and a dog called Lottie. Mr Burwell can be glimpsed (less frequently than he should be) at the University of Bath gym and running around the lanes near his home. He enjoys golf and skiing.

Consultant Orthapaedic Surgeon at the Royal United Hospital, Bath and a Consultant Orthapaedic Surgeon at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Disease, Bath.


Hip replacement

Complex hip fractures

Primary/revision hip replacement implants (including hip resurfacing, uncemented and cemented hip replacements)

Bearing surfaced including ceramic, metal and highly cross-linked polyethylene.

Primary specialist interest in the management of all adolescent, young adult and adult hip conditions including arthritis and hip impingement

Mr Burwell worked with a British orthopaedic company on the development of a new type of hip implant for use in younger patients.

How to find us
Just 10 minutes from Bath
The Sulis Hospital Bath,
Foxcote Avenue,
Peasedown St John,
Bath, BA2 8SQ
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By Car

Sulis Hospital is located 6 miles south of Bath city centre. Travelling from Bath, head south west on the A367. After you pass the Audi and Mercedes-Benz dealerships on your left take the first exit on the roundabout into Wellow Lane. Then take the first left into Foxcote Avenue and the Bath Business Park. Sulis Hospital is located immediately on your right hand side and the entrance is opposite the entrance to Mercedes-Benz.


A visitors' car park is located directly in front of the hospital. This is free of charge to patients and visitors.

By Public Transport

There are regular buses to Peasedown St John. Please note the nearest bus stop is a short walk.