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Mr Matthew Solan, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Specialist Details
Full name

Mr Matthew Solan


FRCS (Tr and Orth)


Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon


Orthopaedic and trauma surgery,

Site specialisation

Foot and ankle disorders in adults and children

Site specialisation 2

Bunion problems, sports injuries

Clinical interests

Foot and ankle injuries, bunions, heel pain.

Background Information

Matthew Solan graduated from St Thomas' Hospital, London.  He was awarded a British Orthopaedic Association Travelling Fellowship to Dublin and has also worked in South Africa and at the Universities of Johns Hopkins and Maryland, Baltimore, USA. 
His special interests are in sports injuries, arthroscopic surgery, forefoot surgery and heel pain / achilles problems. 
Mr Solan has published extensively on foot and ankle surgery and maintains an active research interest. 
Teaching nationally and internationally he is proud to be part of the Barouk Forefoot Surgery Faculty in Bordeaux. He runs both the UK Forefoot Surgery and Arthroscopy of the Ankle Courses.

Languages spoken


Regular Cromwell clinics


Clinic days

Mon: alt am/pmTue: Wed: pm/eveThurs: Fri: pmSat:

Appointments telephone number

020 7341 8968

Additional Career Information
Year qualified


NHS hospitals

Royal Surrey County, Guildford


London Foot and Ankle Centre, Surrey Foot and Ankle Clinic

Research interests
Key published papers

Ieong E, Afolayan J, Carne A, Solan MC. Ultrasound scanning for recalcitrant plantar fasciopathy. Basis of a new classification. Skeletal Radiol. 2012 Jul 22 Park D, Gill I and Solan MC. Flexor Digitorum longus tendon harvest length utilising a limited operative exposure: a cadaveric study. Foot and Ankle Surgery 2013 Mar 19(1) 53-55 Dray A, Marshland D, Little N and Solan MC. The saphenous nerve in foot and ankle surgery: its variable anatomy and relevance. Foot and Ankle Surgery 19 (2) 76-79, June 2013 Malik AK and Solan MC. Beware the 'isolated' medial malleolar fracture: the significance of the flake fracture. Foot Ankle Int 1071100713478920 Gurdezi S, Khols-Gatzoulis J and Solan MC. Results of Proximal Medial Gastrocnemius Release in patients with Achilles Tendinopathy. Foot and Ankle Surgery - in press


Media coverage

Our consultants regularly contribute to hospital publications, as well as national newspaper articles and television coverage.