Mr Matay Arsan, Consultant Orthopaedic Hand, Wrist and Elbow Surgeon

Mr Matay Arsan MBBS, Msc, Dip Hand Surg, MD

Consultant Orthopaedic Hand, Wrist and Elbow Surgeon

MBBS, Msc, Dip Hand Surg, MD
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Areas of expertise

  • Sports injuries to the hand, wrist and elbow
  • Hand, wrist & forearm fractures
  • Wrist instability
  • Osteoarthritis
  • CMC 1 arthritis & (partial) trapezectomy
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Recommendations for Mr Arsan

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Recommended by:

  • byMr Paul Culpan, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Matay is a highly regarded hand and upper limb specialist. He is patient centred in his approach and has excellent rapport with patients and colleagues.

  • byMr Vipin Asopa, Consultant Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon

    Mr Matay Arsan is a warm and friendly person. He is approachable and good with patients.

  • byDr Kalpesh Parmar, Sport & Exercise Medicine Specialist

    A great hand and wrist surgeon, inspiring confidence and my “go to surgeon”

  • by Mr Tarun Taneja, Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Mr Arsan is a specialist hand surgeon. He has an excellent relationship with his patients and is a skilled hand surgeon. He is well respected by colleagues and patients alike.

  • by Dr Anna Chapman, Dermatologist

    I recommend Mr Matay Arsan because he is an exceptionally skilled surgeon, and a great and caring doctor. All his patients and colleagues respect him and are very fond of him.

  • by Mr Vivek Gulati, Consultant Orthopaedic Hip & Knee Surgeon

    Mr Matay Arsan is an outstanding surgeon who is a leader in hand surgery. He has a superb bedside manner and his patient satisfaction rates are very high.

  • by Mr Deepu Sethi, Consultant Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon

    He is an excellent hand and wrist surgeon who is compassionate, caring and has a wonderful bedside manner that puts his patients at ease.

  • by Dr David Boardman, Trauma & Orthopeaedic Consultant

    Matay Arsan is an excellent surgeon. He is very approachable and well-spoken of by both his patients and colleagues.

  • by Ms Joy Ogude, Chartered Physiotherapist

    He's a fantastic surgeon who cares about his patients. A clear leader in his field. Extremely passionate about what he does. He's a great teacher, which can mean the difference in the quality of rehab/recovery for patients when they understand the issues. A brilliant colleague to work with & learn from. His personality is second to none. He's exemplary in his dealings with people. Mr Arsan comes highly recommended, without reservation. I wouldn't trust my hand/wrist/upper limb with anyone else.

  • by Dr Peter Resteghini, Consultant Physiotherapist Sports & Musculoskeletal Medicine

    I recommend Mr Matay Arsan because having worked with him on a regular basis at the Homerton University Hospital. I am very impressed with his professionalism, attention to patient care and skill as a surgeon.

  • byMr Paul Culpan, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Matay is a highly regarded hand and upper limb specialist. He is patient centred in his approach and has excellent rapport with patients and colleagues.

  • byMr Vipin Asopa, Consultant Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon

    Mr Matay Arsan is a warm and friendly person. He is approachable and good with patients.

  • byDr Kalpesh Parmar, Sport & Exercise Medicine Specialist

    A great hand and wrist surgeon, inspiring confidence and my “go to surgeon”

  • by Mr Tarun Taneja, Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Mr Arsan is a specialist hand surgeon. He has an excellent relationship with his patients and is a skilled hand surgeon. He is well respected by colleagues and patients alike.

  • by Dr Anna Chapman, Dermatologist

    I recommend Mr Matay Arsan because he is an exceptionally skilled surgeon, and a great and caring doctor. All his patients and colleagues respect him and are very fond of him.

  • by Mr Vivek Gulati, Consultant Orthopaedic Hip & Knee Surgeon

    Mr Matay Arsan is an outstanding surgeon who is a leader in hand surgery. He has a superb bedside manner and his patient satisfaction rates are very high.

  • by Mr Deepu Sethi, Consultant Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon

    He is an excellent hand and wrist surgeon who is compassionate, caring and has a wonderful bedside manner that puts his patients at ease.

  • by Dr David Boardman, Trauma & Orthopeaedic Consultant

    Matay Arsan is an excellent surgeon. He is very approachable and well-spoken of by both his patients and colleagues.

  • by Ms Joy Ogude, Chartered Physiotherapist

    He's a fantastic surgeon who cares about his patients. A clear leader in his field. Extremely passionate about what he does. He's a great teacher, which can mean the difference in the quality of rehab/recovery for patients when they understand the issues. A brilliant colleague to work with & learn from. His personality is second to none. He's exemplary in his dealings with people. Mr Arsan comes highly recommended, without reservation. I wouldn't trust my hand/wrist/upper limb with anyone else.

  • by Dr Peter Resteghini, Consultant Physiotherapist Sports & Musculoskeletal Medicine

    I recommend Mr Matay Arsan because having worked with him on a regular basis at the Homerton University Hospital. I am very impressed with his professionalism, attention to patient care and skill as a surgeon.

  • Address

    • Telephone or video consultation

      Available for patients, please call to arrange, SE1 2PR

    • London Bridge Hospital

      27 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2PR

    • Highgate Private Hospital

      17-19 View Road, Highgate, London, N6 4DJ

    About Mr Matay Arsan

    GMC number: 7558081

    Year qualified: 2002

    Place of primary qualification: Vrije Universiteit te Amsterdam

    Mr Matay Arsan is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and the Lead Hand Surgeon at Homerton University Hospital in the London Borough of Hackney. He specialises in all aspects of the treatment of hand and wrist disorders as well as treatment of the injured elbow. He uses cutting-edge techniques such as the WALANT (Wide Awake Local Anaesthetics No Tourniquet) as well as evidence-based treatments and minimally invasive (including keyhole) surgery to achieve excellent surgical outcomes. He involves his patients in not only decision making but also in the post-operative treatment.

    Mr Arsan grew up in the Netherlands and graduated in medicine from the Vrije Universiteit of Amsterdam before completing his Trauma & Orthopaedic surgical training in Germany. He then pursued an intensive three-year hand surgery training at the Hand Zentrum Lingen, under the supervision of Dr M. Nicoloff, a pioneering total-wrist arthroplasty surgeon in Germany. He was then appointed Lead Hand Surgeon of the Trauma & Orthopaedics Department of St. Bonifatius Hospital. He gained experience working in the academic teaching hospitals of North Rhine-Westphalia, affiliated to the University of Münster, where he was involved in trauma and management of high/low-velocity injuries. He has been a substantive Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon since 2012.

    Mr Arsan is a member of British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH), Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand (FESSH), British Orthopaedic Sports Trauma and Arthroscopy Association (BOSTAA), British Medical Association (BMA), German Society for Hand Surgery (DGH) and German Society for Orthopaedics & Trauma (DGOU).

    Areas of expertise

    • CMC 1 arthritis & (partial) trapezectomy
    • Dupuytren’s contractures (operative & non-operative treatment)
    • Endoscopic carpal tunnel release
    • Ganglions, cysts, enchondroma & carpal boss
    • Hand, wrist & forearm fractures
    • Ligament ruptures such as scapho-lunate ligament, ulnar collateral ligament
    • Nerve problems (carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome/golfer’s elbow)
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Radial head replacement – elbow
    • Sports injuries to the hand, wrist and elbow
    • Tendon injuries
    • Tendonitis, including tennis elbow
    • Trigger finger
    • Ulnar shortening osteotomy
    • Ulnar head prosthesis

    Professional memberships

    British Society for Surgery of the Hand
    British Orthopaedic Association
    British Medical Association (BMA)
    Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand (FESSH)
    German Society for Orthopaedics & Trauma (DGOU)
    British Orthopaedic Sports Trauma and Arthroscopy Association (BOSTAA)
    German Society for Hand Surgery (DGH)