Mr Matthew Barrett

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Mr Matthew Barrett, Shoulder & Elbow Specialist

Matthew graduated from Cardiff Medical School, going on to complete his higher orthopaedic surgical training in the Wessex region. He completed specialist fellowships in Shoulder & Elbow surgery, working with and learning from experienced surgeons in Bournemouth and then Auckland, New Zealand.

Matthew works as an NHS Orthopaedic Consultant at Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester, where he specialises in Shoulder, elbow and trauma surgery. He is enthusiastic about teaching and is actively involved with research.

Outside of work he enjoys running, kitesurfing and sea swimming so he understands the importance of getting back to doing the things you love most.

Experienced in the latest keyhole and open surgery techniques, your shoulder and elbow solutions will be tailored to your needs whilst being performed at the highest standard of care.



Mr Barrett treats for all aspects of shoulder & elbow pain and problems whether it be a new injury, sports related or a longstanding problem. Experienced in the latest keyhole and open surgery techniques from arthroscopic surgery to complex shoulder replacement surgery.

The aim is to get you back to where you want to be and doing the things that you love most. Once Mr Barrett has diagnosed your problem he will develop a treatment plan tailored for you. This may involve physiotherapy, an injection, shockwave therapy or sometimes surgery. If you have private insurance then you can contact your provider and ask to come and see Mr Barrett. If you are self paying you can make an appointment directly with us without a referral.







Frozen shoulder

Clavicle problems

Rotator cuff problems

Acromioclavicular joint (ACJ)




Tennis elbow

Golfers elbow

Cubital tunnel syndrome

Mr Matthew Barrett Shoulder and Elbow Specialist Dorset


BMI The Winterbourne Hospital, Dorchester (Dorset)

We hold our private clinic at the very warm and welcoming BMI Winterbourne Hospital in Dorchester, Dorset. There is plenty of parking available for patients and the hospital is situated just off the A35 and Herringston Road making it accessible for those within, or just outside of Dorchester.

Address: The Winterbourne Hospital. Herringston Road, Dorchester, Dorchester, DT1 2DR

Call / Message  07944 069063​ (Secretary)

Email  info@shoulderclinicdorset.co.uk

Mr Matthew Barrett Shoulder and Elbow Cl

Shoulder Clinic Dorset

Call / Message 07944 069063

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