Professor of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery
- Honorary Consultant Trauma Surgeon, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford
Matt was appointed Professor of Orthopaedic Trauma, University of Oxford in 2015. He was previously Professor of Trauma and Orthopaedics at University of Warwick. Matt is also Honorary Consultant Trauma Surgeon at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.
Matt's research interest is in clinical and cost effectiveness of musculoskeletal interventions and he is Chief Investigator for a series of randomised trials and associated studies supported by grants from the UK National Institute of Health Research. His work has been cited widely, and informs many guidelines from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).
In The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
Fracture repair to lower shinbone
Professor Matt Costa spoke to the NIHR about Fractures of the lower end of the shin bone and one their studies looking at these serious injuries, which can take many months to heal.