Dr. Matthew Diltz, MD

Dr. Matthew Diltz, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 42
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Dr. Matthew Diltz, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in La Quinta, CA and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Tulane University Of Louisiana in 2003 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.Read his story

45280 Seeley Dr Fl 2

La Quinta, CA 92253

Contact Information

(760) 568-2684

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Dr. Diltz's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Diltz "Matthew V. Diltz, M.D. is a board certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine. He is a native of Southern California. After graduating from the University of Southern California with a major in Sports Medicine and Exercise Physiology, he traveled to New Orleans to Attend medical school at Tulane University. He returned for his residency at the University of California at Irvine. He completed his training at Boston Children's Hospital — Harvard with a fellowship in Adult and Pediatric Sports Medicine. Dr. Diltz has worked with athletes of all levels. He has served as team physician for local high schools, Babson College, Northeastern University, and the Boston Ballet. While at Harvard, he received special training in hip arthroscopy and the treatment of complex ACL injuries. Dr Diltz believes in an integrated approach to treatment of sports injuries, with the involvement of physical therapists and trainers. He is committed to providing the highest level of care to each and every individual that comes to his practice. "I believe it is important to sit down with the patient and determine their goals, then use the resources available to achieve an optimal result." Dr. Diltz remains involved in clinical and basic science research. While at the Biomechanics Laboratory at the VA Medical Center in Long Beach, he explored the mechanism of complex elbow injuries and the methods to correct them. Multiple articles are also in preparation as well as book chapters for Operative Techniques in Pediatric Orthopaedics. At Desert Orthopedic Center, Dr Diltz is investigating methods to determine the health of articular cartilage before surgery and minimally invasive techniques to preserve the joint."
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This content was provided by Dr. Diltz ""It is important to sit down with the patient and determine their goals, then use the resources available to achieve an optimal result""

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

7  Conditions Treated

  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Hip Injury
  • Knee Injuries
  • Limb Cramp
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Stress Fracture of Foot

9  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • University Of Southern Calfornia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • University Of California At Irvine / California College Of Medicine & Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Of California At Irvine / California College Of Medicine & Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Boston Childrens Hosp/Harvard
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Diltz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopedic Association, Member
  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Diltz's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Diltz to family and friends
18 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Diltz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

My daughter had knee pain and was leaving for an intensive tennis academy and we needed to see the doctor right away. We actually got a same day appointment due to a cancellation. Our office wait time was minimal and the doctor was very thorough. He took X-rays on site and then expedited an MRI...more
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Dr Matthew Diltz is one of the best sports medicine orthopedic surgeons in Coachella valley. I have used him multiple times. His entire staff is personable, friendly and professional. From his PA, nurses, right down to the entire staff working at the DOC in LaQuinta, EMC Argyros health center. The...more
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Very understanding and attentive to my knee and hip problems. He also likes jazz which is an indication of sensitivity and real plus in my book. Love the guy. Roger Karshner Rancho Mirage, CA
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This doctor is one of the most caring and compassionate doctors you can find. He is totally dedicated to each of his patients to deliver the highest level of orthopedic care at Eisenhower Medical Center. He is friendly and personable, listens and never rushes you. Answers all your questions. He...more
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I had surgery for a dislocated knee cap. Unfortunately, 3 1/2 months after surgery, I have worse pain now than before surgery, my physical therapist was the person who found out that my knee cap is still not in the correct spot and Dr. Diltz had no suggestions of what could be wrong. Office staff...more
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