Phil Matley has been a vascular surgeon in the practice that now bears his name since 1990. He is past-President of the Vascular Surgery Society of South Africa and the moderator and chief examiner for the vascular surgery specialist examinations in South Africa. He has served on various national and international regulatory bodies and educational foundations.
During his training in Cape Town, he was the recipient of numerous awards including the Douglas Medal for the best candidate in the examination for the Fellowship of the College of Surgeons of South Africa as well as the Phyllis Knocker-Bradlow Award.
He has a special interest in the minimally invasive treatment of varicose veins, improving the circulation in the legs and brain through stents or surgery and the treatment of aneurysms.
In addition to his busy surgical practice, he is the chairman of Surgicom, the management body for private surgery practice in South Africa. He is also chairman of the board of Life Kingsbury Hospital and the managing partner of Dr Matley & Partners.
Phil grew up in KZN and is a keen golfer, mountain biker, walker and traveller.