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Consultant Profile

Mr Matthew Mawdsley

Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon

Mr Mawdsley specialises in degenerative conditions affecting the adult spine.

Mr Mawdsley is a fellowship trained consultant spinal surgeon and his specialist interest includes assessment and both surgical and non-surgical treatment of adult spinal conditions.

Mr Mawdsley attended the University of Manchester and completed his higher specialist training in Trauma and Orthopaedics locally in the Northern Deanery. He was awarded Surgical College Fellowship in Trauma and Orthopaedics (FRCS) in 2016. This was followed in 2017 by admission to the General Medical Council Specialist Register and award of Completion of Specialist Training (CCT).

Between 2017 and 2019 he enhanced his experience in complex spinal surgery with two prestigious fellowships: National British Orthopaedic Association Fellowship in Spinal Surgery in Northumbria and as the Advanced Spinal Fellow in Leeds General Infirmary

He is affiliated to many professional organisations including membership of the British Association of Spinal Surgeons, British Orthopaedic Association and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Mr Mawdsley is actively involved in research and has had his work published. He is heavily involved in medical education, teaching junior doctors and medical students and contributing as an author  to medical textbooks.


Mr Mawdsley sees patients at North Tyneside General Hospital, Wansbeck General Hospital and Alnwick Infirmary.