Dr. Matthew Bollier, MD

Dr. Matthew Bollier, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 40
Dr. Matthew Bollier, MD is an orthopedic sports medicine surgery specialist in Iowa City, IA and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago / Stritch School Of Medicine in 2004 and specializes in orthopedic sports medicine, sports medicine orthopedic joint reconstruction, and more.Read his story

2701 Prairie Meadow Dr

Iowa City, IA 52242

Contact Information

(319) 384-7070

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
more than 86% of peers
Knee Disorders
more than 85% of peers

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Dr. Bollier's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bollier "Dr. Bollier is the Congdon Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery, sports medicine fellowship director, and team physician at the University of Iowa. He joined the University of Iowa Sports Medicine team in 2010 after completing a sports medicine fellowship at the University of Connecticut. In addition to caring for University of Iowa athletes, he performs knee and shoulder surgery on active patients of all ages. Specific interests include rotator cuff repair, ACL reconstruction, meniscus repair, cartilage resurfacing, and knee cap issues. He is actively involved in clinical and basic science research with numerous awards, publications, and honors. Dr. Bollier graduated from Wheaton North High School in Wheaton, Illinois before attending Loyola Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago. He completed orthopaedic surgery residency at Michigan State before traveling to the east coast for sports medicine fellowship training. Dr. Bollier and his wife have 4 kids who are very active in the iowa city community and love cheering on the Hawkeyes."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bollier "No two athletes or circumstances are equal, and often your injuries are just as varied. I'm committed to educating you about your injury and your choices for recovery, spending the time you need to get answers to your questions. A lot of injuries I see can be traumatic, so I'm not just here to help you heal, but also to help you put your mind at ease during the process of getting better."

6  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

2  Board Certifications

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

18  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

9  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • Wheaton College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Loyola University Of Chicago / Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Michigan State University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Michigan State University-Kcms
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University Of Connecticut Health Center School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bollier has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bollier's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bollier to family and friends
17 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Bollier's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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Patient Comments (3)

He did a meniscus transplant and now looking at my other knee. He is amazing.
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Outstanding surgeon with a fantastic bedside manner, and I would say the same for his whole staff. Dr. Bollier is one of the few orthopedic surgeons I've met who really urges non-surgical options or less-invasive surgeries FIRST before jumping in to a major operation. My family has a penchant for...more
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excellent surgeon, great bedside manner
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