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Mr Matthew Hubble



Mr Mathew HubbleDirectorate:




Trauma and Orthopaedics


Sub-Specialty and conditions treated:

Hip surgery – primary, complex primary and revision total hip replacement.


Base Ward(s) worked on / with or department:

Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Centre


Year of first medical qualification:



Secretary's name:

Ann Perry


Contact details - phone number and / or secretary phone no:

01392 408401


Contact details - email address and / or secretary email address:  


Professional Profile:

Mr Matthew J.W. Hubble MBBS, FRCSI, FRCS (Tr&Orth)
Matthew studied medicine at London University and graduated from St Thomas’ Hospital Medical School in 1989, where he was awarded the Beaney Prize for Surgery. Before University he served in the British Army with the Gurkhas in Hong Kong and was then for several years a TA Medical Officer with the Parachute Regiment.

His early posts included teaching Anatomy at St Bartholomew’s and The Royal London Hospitals whilst he trained for his FRCS exams. He passed the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England(FRCS) in 1993, and also of Ireland (FRCSI) later the same year. He trained in Orthopaedic surgery in Bristol and the South West and was a Research Fellow and later Lecturer in Trauma and Orthopaedic surgery at the University of Bristol from 1995 to 2000. His research included studying the long term outcome of primary and revision total hip replacements, and the use of bone grafts in revision hip surgery. He was awarded a British Orthopaedic Research Society Bursary, a Royal College of Surgeons Research Fellowship and a Wellcome Trust Grant for this work. He obtained the Royal Surgical Colleges Diploma in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery(FRCS Tr&Orth) in 1999. In 2000 he then undertook a surgical fellowship in Melbourne, Australia, specialising in hip, knee and complex trauma surgery.

Matthew was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma surgeon in Exeter in 2001, operating at the Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Centre and the Exeter Nuffield Hospital. Mr Hubble specialises in hip and knee surgery, particularly primary and revision hip and knee joint replacement.