Dr. John Mathewson, MD

Dr. John Mathewson, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
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Dr. John Mathewson, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from St Georges Med Sch in 2004 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

1919 Rogers Rd Ste 104

San Antonio, TX 78251

Contact Information

(210) 541-0700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • Principal Life
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Mathewson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

De Quervain's Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
normal
more than 65% of peers
Trigger Finger
normal
more than 55% of peers

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Dr. Mathewson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Mathewson "As a hand surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive surgery I aspire to provide my patients with the cutting edge technology that allows for minimal disruption to their lives. My goal is to restore function minimize or eliminate pain and allow for faster recovery. I believe that an experience with a surgeon is not limited to the doctor but the whole staff and I am pleased to be surrounded by both courteous and competent staff."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Mathewson "As a hand surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive surgery I aspire to provide my patients with the cutting edge technology that allows for minimal disruption to their lives. My goal is to restore function minimize or eliminate pain and allow for faster recovery. I believe that an experience with a surgeon is not limited to the doctor but the whole staff and I am pleased to be surrounded by both courteous and competent staff."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Pain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Pain
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26  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.

Education

  • Schiller university England
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • St Georges Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • York Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • York Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • minnesota hand fello
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mathewson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mathewson's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mathewson to family and friends
31 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (31)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Mathewson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dr. Matthewson is a PHENOMENAL doctor. Everything about him is amazing. I am so Thankful I found Dr. Matthewson. I went to him to get a second opinion. He took the time and care I needed even knowing I was there for a second opinion. He answered all my questions and explained everything so...more
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I was referred to Dr. Matthewson by my dermatologist for a ganglion cyst on my wrist. On my first visit he did a extensive exam and told me I had 2 issues one the cyst and a fistula on the top of my wrist that needed surgery. The surgery sent extremely well just 2 small incisions , which he...more
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I'm so happy to find Dr. Mathewson!!!!!! He is a fantastic doctor and professional with the upmost care for his patients, with fantastic bedside manner, fantastic nurses and staff and hospital, all would be rated a 10 for me the experience was stellar!!!!!!!!!
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Dr. Mathewson and his staff were all extremely friendly and professional. He spent a great amount of time with my wife and I and answered all my questions in terms I was able to understand. I was able to schedule a surgery in only 2 days due to my unavailability. I would definitely recommend this...more
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Great initial visit. Was able to schedule same day appointment. Receptionist greeting me when I arrived, and showed me the forms I needed to fill out. Was then met by Heather the technician, who took my health information, and took the necessary x-rays. Dr. Mathewson has an excellent manor,...more
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