Dr Matthew Wordsworth


  • Registered-Joint Committee on Postgraduate Training for General Practice 2003
  • M.R.C.G.P. 2002
  • D.F.F.P. 2000
  • M.R.C.O.G. 2000
  • MBChB-Birmingham 1991 Honours in Surgery

Dr Matthew Wordsworth


Dr Wordsworth is the founder and clinical director of Independent Health Group.

Dr Wordsworth founded the company in 2004 to improve the delivery of patient healthcare in the UK, by developing an innovative range of community-based surgical services.

Dr Wordsworth has successfully completed over 1000 Carpal Tunnel operations and 350 Vasectomies over the last ten years.

Dr Wordsworth is personally committed to ensuring a programme of continuous improvement of the level of care delivered to all our patients.

Selected career highlights

  • Founder and Director Independent Health Group
  • Principal in providing Carpal Tunnel Surgery and Vasectomy - Since March 2005
  • General Practitioner - Since March 2003
  • Secretary and founding member: Association of Surgeons in Primary Care (ASPC) - Since September 2006
  • Graduate and active alumni of Royal College of General Practitioners Leadership Programme - Since September 2008
  • Trustee of local Counselling (therapy) Network - Since November 2008

Member of

  • Royal College of General Practitioners
  • Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • British Association of No-Scalpel Vasectomists
  • Royal College of General Practitioners Leadership Programme alumni
Dr Matthew Wordsworth works at the following clinics


Our popular Carpal Tunnel Surgery service is now available from The Aspen Centre in Gloucester more

Litfield House, Bristol


Welcome to Litfield House Medical Centre more

Reading - Forbury Clinic - Craven Road


Welcome to Forbury Clinic in Reading more

Dr Matthew Wordsworth performs the following services
Carpal Tunnel Surgery

Carpal Tunnel Surgery

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome occurs when the median nerve gets trapped in the tunnel between the wrist ligament and the more



Vasectomy is the male sterilisation operation. It is a very effective means of birth control. The minor operation is more

News items
New Carpal Tunnel, Hernia and Foot Surgery Service opened on 21 December 2015 in Bristol.

New Day Surgery Service 21 Dec 2015

01 Dec 2015

New Carpal Tunnel, Hernia and Foot Surgery Service opened on 21st December 2015 in Clifton, Bristol. more

IHG working back in Westbury

IHG working back in Westbury

10 Jan 2013

Independent Health Group are back in Westbury more

What they say

Excellent service. Very very efficient. Better experience than previous NHS hospital surgery.

Hand Surgery - November 2016

The doctor - Matthew Wordsworth and nurse were very nice and friendly (...) they made me feel very relaxed, they were very professional.

Carpal Tunnel Patient Feedback - March 2016

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