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Matthew Gardiner

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Matt Gardiner is a Consultant Hand and Plastic Surgeon and Associate Medical Director for Research and Innovation at Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust. He is also Honorary Departmental Senior Research Fellow at the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, University of Oxford. Here his research interests include surgical trials and device innovation for the treatment of common hand conditions. He co-founded the Reconstructive Surgery Trials Network and is the RCS Surgical Specialty Lead for Plastic and Hand Surgery trials. He has successfully commercialised a hand surgery system and holds a patent for a new device to treat thumb base osteoarthritis.