Mako robot-assisted total hip replacement
Modern hip replacement surgery was pioneered by Sir John Charnley in the UK in the early 1960s. The procedure and implant used were developed and refined over the next 30…
Matthew Burwell is one of only a few orthopaedic surgeons in the UK specialising exclusively in treating hip conditions. Hip replacements are a large part of his practice. Patients are referred to Matthew Burwell by specialist consultants from around the country.
Hip pain is usually experienced in the groin, over the outer aspect of the hip or in the buttock region but can extend down the front of the thigh to the knee. It is rare for pain arising from the hip to be felt below the knee.
This depends on the problem that the patient has, their overall medical situation and the precise diagnosis that is reached. The role of the surgeon is to explain clearly to the patient what is the expected outcome in their specific condition.
The most common day to be discharged in the third post-operative day i.e. if your operation is on a Monday then you will most likely leave hospital on the Thursday. However, many patients are safe for discharge on the second post-operative day.
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Matthew Burwell is one of only a few orthopaedic surgeons in the UK specialising exclusively in treating hip conditions. Hip replacements are a large part of his practice. Many patients are referred to him from other orthopaedic specialists.
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Specialist Senior Physiotherapist
Dr Graham Robinson
Specialist Theatre Nurse
Matthew Burwell was recommended to me by someone who was working with the leadership team at Circle Bath, because of his skill as a surgeon and also because the hospital was so good
Dame Carolyn McCall CEO ITV
By 2004 my left hip was causing me lots of problems . I saw a video of me coaching and realised that there was an issue . An exaggerated limp was an understatement ! Matthew took one look at me and arranged for my hip replacement to be performed at the Bath Clinic . Read full testimonial
Brian Ashton MBE English rugby union coach and former player
In 2017, Matthew Burwell replaced my right hip. Along with his team he did a wonderful job, followed by excellent post-operative support. Read full testimonial
If surgeons could be awarded Michelin stars for surgery, Matthew Burwell should be given three! He is so experienced, so kind, so thorough, and so utterly competent—I felt at ease from the moment I met him. He treated me with respect at all times, and made sure I understand everything that would happen. Read full testimonial
Linda Blair Clinical Psychologist