Dr. Joel Matta, MD

Dr. Joel Matta, MD

Non-Surgical Orthopedics  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
Dr. Joel Matta, MD is a orthopedic specialist in Vail, CO and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Oregon Health and Science University School Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in non-surgical orthopedics and joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics.

181 W Meadow Dr Ste 400

Vail, CO 81657

Contact Information

(970) 479-5843

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Top Care Areas


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Chronic Pelvic Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hip Resurfacing
very high
more than 94% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers

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  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

Conditions Treated


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  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Oregon Health and Science University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Kern Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Lac/Usc Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Martin Luther King
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Rancho Los Amigos
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Matta has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Matta's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Matta to family and friends
based on 33 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

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  • 2
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Dr. Matta's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Laguna Beach, CA
Dr. Matta replaced my hip when i was 38 years old within a couple weeks I went sailing without a problem, within 1 month i was hiking moderately and on my 6 month anniversary I was hiking Mt Rainier which is NOT an easy hike with crampons and Ice Ax, the summit day was over 14 hours long and the...more
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in Ny
Dr Maths was to shorten my abnormally long leg when replacing my hip. He didn't and lengthen it like he does normally with other pts. It took 9 wks to convince him he had done it wrong. He said he could operate again but would need to wait 1 yr to be eligible for FMLA again at work. Plus his hands...more
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in Cerritos, CA
Dr. Matta, you gave me a new life. Two years ago I broke my hip and was brought into Saint Johns Hospital. You did my surgery and I went back to work after three months. After 2 years, I have almost a full recovery and function normally in every way. Like to say thank you and grateful to you. ...more
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in Norwalk, CA
I had the best experience as a patient; treatment & surgery my first & excellent; God Bless this Doctor. My recovery was great; Thank you Dr. Matta. :) Thanks to you I'm still walking.
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