Dr. Matthew Burrus, MD

Dr. Matthew Burrus, MD

Sports Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
34 y/o

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Dr. Matthew Burrus, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 1 years. He specializes in sports medicine, orthopedic hand surgery, and more.Read his story

Dr. M. Tyrrell Burrus, MD

1015 E 32nd St Ste 101

Austin, TX 78705
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Burrus' Experience

Dr. Burrus' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Burrus' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Burrus "Dr. Burrus is a Board Eligible Orthopaedic Surgeon practicing at the Austin Bone and Joint Clinic and sees patients in Central Austin and Lockhart. He specializes in arthroscopic (minimally invasive) surgery of the knee, shoulder, ankle, hip, and elbow. Additionally, he has a special interest in complex knee and shoulder reconstructions, shoulder replacements, and hip labral tears and impingement. His practice also includes foot and ankle surgery, joint replacements, fracture care, and general orthopaedics. A native of Southeast Texas, Dr. Burrus attended Washington and Lee University where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a B.S. in Biology, magna cum laude, and played varsity soccer. During medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Virginia where he scored in the 100th percentile nationally for his in-training exam and served as Administrative Chief Resident. Following residency, he completed a Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery fellowship at the University of Michigan under numerous nationally and internationally recognized surgeons and received additional training in hip arthroscopy. For Part I Examination of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (certifying examination), Dr. Burrus scored in the 95th percentile nationwide. Throughout his training, Dr. Burrus has worked with several high school and NCAA Division I athletic programs (University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University). In addition, he formerly assisted with the Under 18 USA Hockey National Team Development Program and provided sideline coverage for the International Champions Cup. Dr. Burrus is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Arthroscopy Association of North America, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Texas Medical Association, and Travis County Medical Society. He is currently a manuscript reviewer for "Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery" and has written over 45 research articles along with 12 book chapters, and been involved in over 65 research presentations. In his free time, Dr. Burrus enjoys golf, fly fishing, bird hunting, snow skiing, and spending time with his wife and daughter."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Burrus "Dr. Burrus believes that taking excellent care of patients only occurs with shared and informed decision-making by both parties. With this in mind, he takes care of all his patients as if they are part of his family."

9  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Burrus does not have any board certifications listed.

17  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Muscle Strain
  • Hip Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Pain
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Pain

23  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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.


  • Washington And Lee University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2007
  • University of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 2011
  • University Of Virginia Health System
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • University Of Virginia Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2016
  • University Of Michigan Health System
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2017

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Burrus has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Burrus has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Burrus' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Burrus to family and friends
6 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
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Dr. Burrus' 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

Patient Comments (6)

Dr Burrus is straight forward and kind. He performed surgery on my knee. I found him to be very knowledgeable, abreast of all techniques and possible treatments, and thorough with explanations. He was available via e-mail all the time and quickly responded to any needs I had. His nurse Megan is...more
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Terrible pain in my hip kept me from being active and sleeping well at night. I explained to Dr Burrus the issue and after taking an xray he was able to explain to me the issue I was having...It very informative and gave me the direction I needed to go strengthen the muscles that were weak and...more
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Injured my ankle on a Wednesday and was diagnosed with a fracture and in surgery on that Friday. Dr. Burrus was clear, honest and explained everything well.
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He truly listened to me and thoroughly explained all available options of recovery. He didn't rush any visit.
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I was advised to meet with Dr. Burrus for a bone infection. The diagnosis seemed rushed and over-interpretive, based on partially incorrect assumptions. However, the treatment was very effective and the recovery relatively painless. I must note that I couldn't start the antibiotic therapy because...more
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