About

Mr. Matt Erdmann:
Aesthetic, Cosmetic, and Restorative Surgeon

In Washington, UK, Mr. Matt Erdmann is a distinguished figure in the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery. His extensive experience, accumulated over decades, has solidified his position as a leading expert, making him the primary choice for patients in need of high-quality surgical procedures.

Mr. Erdmann’s reputation is anchored in his consistent delivery of exceptional results and his unwavering commitment to patient care. His vast knowledge and surgical expertise are complemented by his dedication to employing the latest techniques and methodologies in the field. This combination ensures that his patients receive the best possible outcomes, further reinforcing his esteemed status in the medical community.

Aesthetic, cosmetic, and restorative surgeon

Dr. Matt Erdmann has held the title of Consultant Plastic Surgeon since 1998. He offers consultations and performs cosmetic procedures at the SPIRE Washington Hospital, located a short distance from Durham, UK. Dr. Erdmann earned his MBBCH degree from the University of the Witwatersrand. Later, he secured his FRCS (Eng) Surgical qualification in the UK in 1990 and went on to specialize in Plastic Surgery, achieving the FRCS (Plast) Intercollegiate distinction in 1996.

In 2021, he was recognized with the pinnacle certification for Cosmetic Surgery by BAAPS and the Royal Colleges of Surgery. This places him among an exclusive group in the UK who have received this prestigious acknowledgment, signifying the utmost standards.

Dr. Erdmann served as a Consultant in the NHS at both the University Hospital of North Durham and Sunderland Royal Hospitals until 2022. He held the position of Clinical Director in the Department of Plastic Surgery at both institutions. He also contributed as an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh.

Dr. Erdmann has a keen interest in facial, breast, and body contouring procedures. He pioneered the water-based liposuction method (known as Bodyjet) in 2003 and holds the distinction of being the first surgeon in North-East England to adopt this technique as a standard practice.

Educational background:

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Matt Erdmann qualified MBBCH from the University of the Witwatersrand.

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He obtained his FRCS (Eng) Surgical diploma in the UK in 1990.

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He achieved the FRCS (Plast) Intercollegiate diploma specializing in Plastic Surgery in 1996.

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He is a Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh.

Certifications:

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He was recently awarded the highest certification for Cosmetic Surgery in 2021 through BAAPS and the Royal Colleges of Surgery .

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He is one of a select group in the UK awarded this elite certification attesting to the highest standards.

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Cosmetic Surgery Certification was launched by RCS England in 2020.

This certification ensures that the surgeon has demonstrated their commitment to safe cosmetic practice and has proven that their training, professional skills, clinical skills, and knowledge are of a satisfactory standard.

Professional experience:

  • Matt Erdmann has been a Consultant Plastic Surgeon since 1998.
  • He consults and carries out Cosmetic Surgery at the SPIRE Washington Hospital.
  • He practiced as a Consultant in the NHS at both the University Hospital of North
  • Durham and Sunderland Royal Hospitals until 2022 .
  • He was the Clinical Director within the Department of Plastic Surgery in both these hospitals.
  • He introduced the technique of water-based liposuction (cf Bodyjet), being the first consultant in North-East England to carry out this procedure routinely.

Memberships:

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Member of the British Association of Plastic Surgeons.

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Member of the British Association Of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons.

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Member of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand.

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Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

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Member of the British Medical Association.

Further training
and research:

  • His initial broader postgraduate training was in general surgery, anaesthetics and orthopedic surgery.
  • He trained in various large Plastic Surgery units in London (Charing Cross Hospital), Exeter, Norwich, Edinburgh, and was Senior Registrar in the reknowned Canniesburn Unit in Glasgow.
  • He spent a six-month Hand Fellowship at the Royal Adelaide hospital in Australia.
  • He researched endoscopic techniques in hand surgery and pioneered Endoscopic Carpal tunnel surgery in 1990. He became the first surgeon in the UK and among the first in Europe to perform this procedure.
  • He has received the following awards : the Barron Video Prize in 1991, the Norman Plummer Prize in 1992, and the Pulvertaft Prize for his research on Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel surgery in 1993.

Publications and media appearances:

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He has published over fifty peer-reviewed original articles and research papers, as well as book chapters and internet presentations.

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He has appeared on National TV (Embarrassing Bodies) and foreign television channels, as well as in national and local newspapers for his contribution to plastic surgery.

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Mr. Matt Erdmann has been a Consultant Plastic Surgeon since 1998, offering a blend of expertise and innovation in the field.

Specializations:

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Reconstruction Surgery: Restoring form and function after trauma or surgery.

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Hand Surgery: Pioneering endoscopic techniques, Mr. Erdmann was the first in the UK to introduce endoscopic carpal tunnel surgery.

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Cosmetic Procedures: From facial rejuvenation to body contouring, achieve the look you've always desired.

Why Mr. Erdman’s clinic is the best option for you:

Choosing Mr. Erdmann’s clinic means entrusting your care to a surgeon and a team that embodies excellence, innovation, and compassion. Your journey towards transformation deserves nothing but the best, and that’s precisely what Mr. Erdmann’s clinic offers. When considering a transformative journey in plastic and reconstructive surgery, the choice of the surgeon and clinic is paramount. Here’s why Mr. Erdman’s clinic stands out as the premier choice:

  • Decades of Experience
  • Esteemed Qualifications
  • Innovative Techniques
  • Comprehensive Care
  • Affiliations with Renowned Institutions
  • Diverse Specialisations
  • Recognition and Awards
  • Peer-Reviewed Publications
  • Dedication to Patient Care
  • Memberships with Esteemed Associations