Dr. Matthew Byington, DO

Dr. Matthew Byington, DO

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Age 39
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Dr. Matthew Byington, DO is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Lincoln, NE and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Midwestern Univ Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med in 2007 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

4130 Pioneer Woods Dr

Lincoln, NE 68506

Contact Information

(402) 489-4700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers
Knee Disorders
high
more than 88% of peers

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Dr. Byington's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Byington "Born and raised in Lincoln, NE, Dr. Matthew Byington is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon with advanced fellowship training in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery. He specializes in the non-operative and operative treatment of sports related injuries as well as Knee, Shoulder and Elbowconditions. Dr. Byington treats all conditions of the Knee including acute and complex ligament injuries, cartilage damage, instability as well as chronic conditions such as arthritis. He has comprehensive training in meniscus repairs, ACL reconstruction, multi-ligament reconstruction, cartilage restoration, patella instability procedures, partial and total joint replacement, as well as revision surgery. Dr. Byington has developed an emphasis on Shoulder rotator cuff tears, labrum injuries, instability and arthritis. He has extensive experience ranging from minimally invasive arthroscopic repairs to fracture care to reverse and total shoulder replacement. Dr. Byington earned his Medical Degree from Midwestern University in Chicago, IL and completed his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Michigan State University. He went on to complete fellowship training in Orthopedic Surgery Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery at the world renowned Orthopaedic Research of Virginia in Richmond, VA. While in his residency and fellowship, he participated in the care and treatment of student-athletes from the area high schools to the collegiate level, including Michigan State University Spartans and the University of Richmond Spiders. Dr. Byington started practice in 2013 in Omaha and Fremont, where he served as the Medical Director of Sports Medicine at Fremont Health and Team Physician for Midland University Athletics (the state of Nebraska's largest collegiate athletic department) and several area high schools. Dr. Byington joined the Prairie Orthopaedic & Plastic Surgery team in Spring 2017. PERSONAL Birthplace: Lincoln, Nebraska EDUCATION & MEDICAL TRAINING High School: Lincoln Pius X - Lincoln, NE Undergraduate / College: Nebraska Wesleyan University - Lincoln, NE Medical School: Midwestern University - Chicago, IL Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery : Michigan State University Fellowship in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy: Orthopaedic Research of Virginia - Richmond, VA CLINICAL INTERESTS Arthroscopic Surgery Joint Replacement Sports Medicine General Orthopaedics PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Arthroscopy Association of North America American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine American Osteopathic Association Mid-America Orthopaedic Association Nebraska Orthopaedic Society Nebraska Medical Association Nebraska Osteopathic Medical Association"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Byington "Through communication and teamwork, we deliver excellent customer service and an experience focused solely on the patient. We are committed to using the least invasive, most effective approach to get you back to normal activity. Many orthopaedic issues can be treated without surgery, but when surgery is required, we'll provide you the latest advancements in orthopaedic care. We provide a unique approach to care and treat each patient as if they were part of our family."

6  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

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

65  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Sports Injuries
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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54  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Bicep Repairs
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgical Procedures
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Total Joint Replacement and Revision
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement Revision
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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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.

Education

  • Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • Midwestern Univ Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Michigan State University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Michigan State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy-Orthopaedic Research Of Virginia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Lincoln Pius X High School
    Other Education | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Byington has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Byington's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Byington to family and friends
32 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Byington'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 (10)

Dr. Byington is very knowledgeable and has an excellent bedside manner. This was my first experience where I needed an orthopedic surgeon for my knee. Dr. Byington and Jennifer Price PA made me feel very cared for and this experience was by far my best visit with any provider I’ve every seen. I...more
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I have unfortunately not had a great year for my joints and injurys and I needed a good Dr. Very glad I found such a great one. Dr. Byington is knowledgeable, informative and has a great bed side manner. My knee surgery with him was the most pleasant surgical experience I have ever had. I also tore...more
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Dr. Byington is a great doctor! After dealing with some knee problems for almost 2 years...I switched ortho docs and came to Prairie ortho. In two visits, he has diagnosed me, has mapped out my recovery plan, and has given me 100% hope that I can get back to all the physical activity that I've been...more
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I have been lucky to have a great doctor great empathy for his patients. Sincerely, Liz Appleby.
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Dr. Byington is amazing. He goes above and beyond to ensure you have a full understanding of your condition and his treatment plan. Dr. Byington truly cares about his patients. I will definitely recommend Dr. Byington to anyone who needs orthopedic treatment.
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