Dr. Matthew Gargulinski, DO

Dr. Matthew Gargulinski, DO

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
43 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Matthew Gargulinski, DO is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Temecula, CA and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2002 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.

Oasis MD Inc

27699 Jefferson Ave Ste 210

Temecula, CA 92590
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Accepted insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas


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

Knee Disorders
more than 86% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
more than 82% of peers
Pyogenic Arthritis
more than 80% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gargulinski "The focus of my work is on general orthopedics, with an emphasis on sports medicine, including arthroscopy, knee and shoulder repair, fracture care and joint replacement."


  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board*

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger


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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.


  • Harvard University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • McLaren Reg MC
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Michigan State University/Mt. Clemens Regional Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Fellowship In Sports Med Oasis Mso, Inc.
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gargulinski has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Hospital Quality

2017 Five Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement

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Dr. Gargulinski's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gargulinski to family and friends
based on 11 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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Dr. Gargulinski's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Excellent, thorough and personable is how I would describe Dr. Gargulinski. I am extremely pleased with the results of my ACL surgery and the treatment that I received from the doctor and his staff.
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I’ve had terrible experiences with orthos in the Temecula/Murrieta area an dr garginski was a definite breath of fresh air! Great personality and I could definitely tell he knew his stuff! First time in a long time I haven’t left a orthos office feeling hopeless! And his office staff is...more
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Dr. Gargulinski recently performed my third knee replacement surgery. Artificial knees don't last forever. After twelve years, the "cushions" in my first joint wore out and needed replacement. He is an outstanding physician and surgeon. Extremely skilled. He is also a very patient man with a...more
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Was very honest about weather surgery would benefit me or not. Thought it was a very invasive surgery and didn't want me to go through the pain without being able to guarantee me that I wouldn't be in more pain afterwards. Highly recommend Dr. Gargulinski and his staff.
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I had a knee surgery with Dr. Gargulinski and I am so happy with the outcome! I am pretty picky with doctors, and Dr. Gargulinski took the time to talk me through my options and help me weigh the pros and cons. His prediction of my outcome after surgery was spot on. His office was pretty full...more
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