Matthew Solan

About Matthew Solan

Mr. Solan deals with all foot and ankle disorders and sports injuries. He treats children as well as adults. He has special expertise in the painful big toe, part of the international team pioneering Cartiva surgery. He runs Instructional Courses on key-hole ankle surgery for sports injuries. He also has a particular interest in the treatment of stubborn heel pain. He established and runs the UK’s first ‘One-Stop’ clinic for heel and ankle problems such as ankle tendonitis and plantar fasciitis. He has pioneered the use of minimally invasive muscle release surgery and shock wave therapy for chronic heel pain

Matthew Solan Biography

Consultant orthopaedic surgeon Matthew Solan joined LFAC in 2003. His specialist foot and ankle training included prestigious fellowships in the USA and Dublin.

Mr. Solan’s NHS post is at the Royal Surrey County Hospital where he established the UK’s first “one-stop” heel pain service, also available at LFAC. Mr. Solan is very active in research and training, having produced 20 scientific publications in the last five years alone on a broad range of themes, with a particular interest in the treatment of intractable heel pain. He is Program Director for Orthopaedic Surgery Training in Kent, Surrey and Sussex and chairman of the BOFAS Scientific Committee. Mr. Solan also holds academic posts: visiting Professor at London South Bank University and visiting lecturer at Surrey University.

Clinic Hours

Hospital of St. John & St. Elizabeth, St John’s Wood
Telephone: 0207 078 3800

Tuesday 8.00am – 1.00pm and 2.00pm – 5.00pm (fortnightly)
Wednesday 2.00pm – 5.00pm (fortnightly)
Friday 8.00am – 12.40pm (fortnightly)

Bupa Cromwell Hospital, Kensington
Telephone: 0207 078 3800

Wednesday 4.30pm – 6.10pm (Paediatrics 6.10pm – 7.30pm)
Friday 2.30pm – 3.30pm (Paediatrics 3.30pm – 4.30pm)
These are fortnightly Clinics held in the same week

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The London Foot & Ankle Centre is NOW OPEN for foot and ankle treatments at The St John & St Elizabeth Hospital, The Shard, The Bupa Cromwell Hospital, The New Victoria Hospital, The Lister Hospital, OneWelbeck & Chiswick Outpatients
All of our Consultants are available for face to face appointments and remote appointments.
Call 0207 078 3800 for Mark Davies, David Redfern, Matt Solan & James Davis, and 0207 403 4162 for Martin Klinke
Our two Podiatrists – Anthony Kontos and Nicolas Ivanoff – have clinics at The St John & St Elizabeth Hospital and The Shard.
Please CLICK HERE for our new clinic opening times for all of our Consultants and Podiatrists