Dr. Matthew Griffith, MD

Dr. Matthew Griffith, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  |  
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42 y/o
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Dr. Matthew Griffith, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Sterling, VA. He graduated from University of Oklahoma and specializes in orthopedic surgery, adult orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

Arthritis and Sports Orthopaedics

21475 Ridgetop Cir Ste 150

Sterling, VA 20166
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Adhesive Capsulitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Shoulder Dislocation
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Griffith's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Griffith "Dr. Griffith is dedicated to providing state of the art care to patients with sports injuries and athletic, traumatic and degenerative disorders. His expertise includes minimally invasive and arthroscopic procedures of the shoulder, elbow and knee as well as reconstructive surgery including total shoulder and reverse shoulder replacements. He is one of the few in the world to remove bakers cysts through the arthroscope, and also performs PRP injections. In addition to his work at Arthritis & Sports Orthopaedics & Physical Therapy, Dr. Griffith is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. Dr. Griffith is dedicated to caring for athletes in the area and is currently team physician for the Potomac Falls Panthers and Park View Patriots high school football teams."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Griffith "When Arthritis & Sports was founded on January 1st, 1998, it was our vision to form a practice with a full range of surgical, rehabilitative and preventative care. Now, more than 15 years later, Arthritis & Sports provides for our patients with cutting edge, comprehensive orthopedic, diagnostic, physical therapy, and wellness services. Patients are treated from their very first symptoms to full recovery in a modern, monitored, integrated program. At Arthritis and Sports, we strongly believe in our continuum of care model, serving our patients from injury to rehabilitation. With a committed team of certified Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Physical Therapists, Nutritionists, Massage Therapists, Fitness Instructors, and Personal Trainers, we provide each of our patients with prompt and effective treatment. We are focused on restoring your independence so you can live more of the life you want. Our quality of care enhances your quality of life."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Rehabilitation Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • 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
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Oklahoma
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Harvard University-Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Griffith has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Reston Hospital Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Spine Surgery Excellence Award

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Dr. Griffith's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Griffith to family and friends
4.7
based on 14 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Griffith'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
10 to 15 minutes
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Patient Comments (4)

in Sterling, VA
Dr Griffith is amazing. He is a kind, very caring doctor who I wouldn't hesitate to go to for any orthopedic problem. He has operated on my shoulders and biceps several times and I have always felt in very good hands. One bicep reconstruction involved taking a graft from a wrist tendon to rebuild...more
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in Ashburn, VA
My son's have seen Dr. Griffith several times for issues with their pitching arms. Appointments are easy to schedule. He is very well informed and amazing with them. Best ortho doc around!
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in Leesburg, VA
Absolutely the best doctor I have seen..... Was very knowledgeable about my injury, an helped me understand what needed to be done with my injury .
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in Chantilly, VA
I had rotator cuff surgery with Dr. Griffith. He is friendly, courteous and answered all my questions. I am in my 4th month of therapy and have no pain at all. I highly recommend him for surgery. His PA Stephanie who sees you on follow up appts is the best. Always bringing a smile at the door and...more
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