Dr Hartley is the lead surgeon for robot assisted joint replacements in Australia. He has performed more of this type of operation than any other Australian surgeon.
Dr Hartley specialises in hip and knee replacements, knee arthroscopies, ACL reconstructions and revision joint replacements. He also performs a select number of hand operations. Dr Hartley is an advanced trauma surgeon, treating fractures of the upper and lower limb.
Dr Hartley has offices at Varsity Lakes and Hope Island. He operates exclusively at Pindara Private Hospital, Benowa. He does not operate publicly.
“To provide a professional, friendly orthopaedic service to help improve the quality of life of the Gold Coast community”
Dr Hartley was born and raised in Maryborough, Qld before moving to Brisbane at the start of high school where he attended Brisbane Grammar School. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Qld, Brisbane before continuing his post-graduate orthopaedic training in numerous hospitals in Qld, NSW and the ACT.
Dr Matthew Hartley electively took time out from practicing as an orthopaedic surgeon during 2000-2003 and again for a year in 2006 to train and serve with the highly respected Australian Special Air Service (commonly known as the SAS). This included three tours to Afghanistan (the last being a two month tour in 2010), two tours to East Timor and one tour each to Bougainville and Fiji.
Dr Hartley is the only surgeon in Australian history to be SAS qualified.
Renee has worked as a medical secretary and in medical administration for more than 12 years on the Gold Coast. She has a great working knowledge of the private health system and is highly regarded by all of her colleagues and previous employers. She is extremely friendly and helpful and will be able to assist you in making your appointment with Dr Hartley.
Elaine is a registered nurse and has worked on the Gold Coast since 1998. She has many years experience in orthopaedics and trauma care, she has an excellent bedside manner and takes pride in providing a friendly and professional care to all of our patients.
If you wish to make an appointment with Dr Hartley - please call our receptionist on 1300 447 563 or complete our online enquiry form.