Mr Matthew T.J. Fitzpatrick FCPodMed, FRSPH, FFPM RCPS(Glasg)
Faculty of Podiatric Medicine Director of Communications
Matthew has been working clinically for over 12 years with a focus in musculoskeletal podiatry, his interest is in the areas of diagnostic and interventional radiology around the foot and ankle. He trained at UCL Medical School and London Foot Hospital and went on to undertake a Masters at London Metropolitan University. He holds a qualification in diagnostic ultrasound.
Having vast experience working across a number of London NHS Trusts Matthew′s areas of interest are in the treatment of sports and dance related injuries and has great experience in the management of paediatric complaints. Matthew is the Clinical Podiatry Lead for the London Marathon and holds a Visiting Lecturer post at the University of Southampton. He is a member of the professional body′s Council and one of 4 elected vice-presidents. He worked on the successful project board at The Department of Health (England) which achieved independent prescribing for podiatrists.
He currently works as the Managing Director of A&E and Acute/General Medicine, North Middlesex Hospital, London where he also holds an Honorary Consultant post. Matthew is the current Dean of Podiatric Medicine in the College of Podiatry and was the past Chair of the College′s National Conference. His passion for promotion and growth of the profession is linked to the use of audit and outcome data to demonstrate the impact podiatry makes on the local and national health economy.