Mr Matthew Lawson-Smith

Research, Training & Awards

Read about peer reviewed publications and research papers, awards and conference abstracts.

Peer reviewed publications and research papers titles


Mr Lawson-Smiths Awards

Best presentation award Australian Capital Territory AOA meeting – 2011

Wihelm – Roux- Preis Award for best presentation German Society for Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery Berlin October – 2008

Award for best presentation Association of Surgeons in Training, May 2006, London, United Kingdom.

Leanne Breen Memorial Award for the Best Poster, Titled A Pilot Study Investigating Wrist Fusion Using Carpometacarpal Joint Sparing Plate, Presented at the AHTA National Conference Perth August 2021.

Conference Abstracts


Kritiotis C, Lawson-Smith M, Simpson C, Jose R, Tan S, Power D. Use of a forearm adipofascial perforator flap in the treatment of radio-ulnar synostosis. EFORT Istanbul Turkey 2013; IFSSH New Delhi India 2013.

Lawson-Smith M, Simpson C, Shahid M, Wu F, Tan S, Power D.

Evaluation of bridge plate osteosynthesis for complex periartricular fractures in the hand and wrist. British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH) Autumn Scientific Meeting York UK 2012; EFORT Istanbul Turkey 2013; IFSSH New Delhi India 2013.

Simpson C, Lawson-Smith M, Screen R, Shahid M, Waldram M, Power D. Use of a multidirectional angular stable locking plate for 4 corner fusion of the degenerative wrist: early results. BSSH Autumn Scientific Meeting York UK 2012; IFSSH New Delhi India 2013.

Lawson-Smith M, Simpson C, Anwar M, Tan S, Power D. Use of a sheep’s forelimb as a model for digital nerve and vessel repair. British Association of Clinical Anatomists Swansea UK July 2012.

Lawson-Smith M, Simpson C, Anwar M, Tan S, Jose R, Power D. Comparative anatomy of the sheep forelimb and digital flexor sheath: a model for training in flexor tendon surgery. British Association of Clinical Anatomists Swansea UK July 2012.

Simpson C, Lawson-Smith M, Anwar M, Craigen M, Tan S, Power D. Anatomical and technical aspects of the medial condylar free vascularized graft. British Association of Clinical Anatomists Swansea UK July 2012.

Wu F, Shahid M, Lawson-Smith M, Hayward S, Leonard M, Rees G. Audiovisual distraction as an adjunct to anxiety relief in hand surgery with regional anaesthesia. British Orthopaedic Association Meeting Birmingham UK October 2013. BSSH Autumn Scientific Meeting York UK 2012.

Shahid M, Bourne K, Mahroof S, Wu F, Lawson-Smith M, Simpson C, Jose R, Titley G. The flexible Asian hand. British Orthopaedic Association Meeting Birmingham UK October 2013; BSSH Autumn Scientific Meeting York UK 2012.

Knight R, Simpson C, Lawson-Smith M, Gupta M, Pinder R, Power D. Distal interphalangeal joint fusion using the Headless Compression Screw. BSSH Spring Scientific Meeting Harrogate UK 2013.

Simpson C, Lawson-Smith M, Crawford L, Tan S, Power D. Management of the complex scaphoid non-union with the medial femoral condyle vascularized graft. BSSH Spring Scientific Meeting Harrogate UK, 2013.

Power P, Tan S, Lawson-Smith M, Anwar M, Simpson C, Miller C. Nerve Transfer surgery part 1: The current management of partial upper brachial plexus injuries. British Association of Clinical Anatomists Swansea UK July 2012.

Power P, Lawson-Smith M, Tan S, Anwar M, Simpson C, Miller C. Nerve Transfer surgery part 2: The current management of partial upper brachial plexus injuries. British Association of Clinical Anatomists Swansea UK July 2012.

Lawson-Smith M, Simpson C, Anwar M, Tan S, Jose R, Power D. The forearm adipofascial perforator flap for reconstruction in the upper limb. British Association of Clinical Anatomists Swansea UK 2012; BSSH Scientific meeting York UK 2012.

Schweiger K, Gueorguiev B, Lawson-Smith M, Windolf M and Stoffel K. Biomechanical potential of angular stable locking for intramedullary nailing of distal tibia fractures. German Congress of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery, Berlin October 2008.

Webb JA, Lawson-Smith M and Beaver RJ. The Modular Neck – Stem Taper- A Corrosive problem?

Australian Orthopaedic Association Meeting WA Branch Annual Scientific Meeting 2010; Australian Orthopaedic Association National Meeting (Adelaide) 2010.

Lawson-Smith M, Beaver R, Harvie P, Sloan K. Radiostereophotometric analysis of the ESKA short stem. Australian Orthopaedic Association Meeting WA Branch Annual Scientific Meeting 2008 and 2009.

Lawson-Smith MJ, Schweiger K and Stoffel K. Biomechanical investigation of the locked expert tibial nail. Australian Orthopaedic Association Meeting WA Branch Annual Scientific Meeting, 2007.

Sinha I, Lawson-Smith MJ, Booth MB, Dehn TD. Laparoscopic subtotal cholecystectomy. Association of Surgeons in Training, London UK May 2006; Royal Society of Medicine Meeting Bristol UK October 2005.

Lawson-Smith MJ, Lim TS and Harper J. Audit of fractured neck of femur patients. Royal Australasian College of Surgeons/ Western Australian Orthopaedic Service Registrars Meeting 2006; Australian Orthopaedic Nurses Association (WA) Meeting 2006.

Lawson-Smith MJ and McGeachie JK. An investigation of the regeneration of skeletal muscle. Royal Australasian College of Surgeons/ Western Australian Orthopaedic Service Registrars Meeting 2006.

McLoughlin R, Qazim A, Sebastian SS, Seery J, Lawson-Smith M, O-Morain CA, Buckley M. Colorectal screening clinic: results of early experience. Irish Society of Gastroenterology Conference 2002.

Lawson-Smith M, McGeachie JK, Maley MAL, Davies MV and Grounds MD. Desmin as a marker of myogenic cells in regenerating whole muscle grafts. 16th Western Australian Neuroscience Colloquium, Perth, Western Australian Neuroscience Society 1995.

Lawson-Smith MJ, Maley MAL, Davies MJ, Bolitho EM, Robertson TA and Grounds MD. Techniques for increasing the sensitivity of detection of antigens present at low levels in muscle tissue: tissue section and cell cultures. Combined Biological Sciences Meeting, Perth 1995.

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