Dr. Matthew Hansen, MD

Dr. Matthew Hansen, MD

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46 y/o
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Dr. Matthew Hansen, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Gilbert, AZ and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from University Of Utah School Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.Read his story

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1760 E Pecos Rd Ste 207

Gilbert, AZ 85295
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Arizona Foundation
  • Arizona PHCS
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin

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Top Care Areas

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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Systemic Chondromalacia
very high
more than 96% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
high
more than 87% of peers

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Dr. Hansen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hansen "Matthew L. Hansen, MD Orthopedic Surgeon Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgeon Board Certified in Sports Medicine Dr. Hansen specializes in orthopedic sports medicine, advanced shoulder and elbow surgery, knee ligament reconstruction, hip arthroscopy and cartilage restoration. He graduated with distinction from Cornell University and received his doctorate in medicine from the University Of Utah School Of Medicine. He was selected to the prestigious Hospital for Special Surgery Orthopedic Surgery Residency in New York City, and interned at The New York- Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Hansen completed fellowship training at the distinguished Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic in Los Angeles, California. While there Dr. Hansen worked in conjunction with team surgeons providing care for the LA Dodgers, the LA Lakers, and the LA Angels of Anaheim. He also worked with the LA Kings, the LA Sparks, the LA Galaxy, the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, and USC football."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hansen "I am an orthopedic surgeon with sports medicine and shoulder replacement expertise. Education is very important to me. I do everything I can to help you understand your condition and available treatment options. I am an expert in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee.  I emphasize hip preservation surgery for those who do not need hip replacement. This includes advanced surgeries such as hip arthroscopy, revision ACL, Tommy John surgery, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, multi-ligament knee reconstruction and reverse shoulder replacement."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bicep Injuries
  • Bicep Muscle Strain
  • Biceps Tendinitis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Spur
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cartilage Degeneration
  • Cartilage Disorders
  • Cartilage Tear
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Gout
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Muscle Strain
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Joint Stiffness
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Ligament Sprain
  • Ligament Tears
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Injuries
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patella Tendon Tears
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Quadriceps Tendon Tears
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Ruptured Tendon
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fractures
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Separation
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Strain of Hamstring Muscle
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tendon Disorders
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Ulnar Nerve Injuries
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Ulnar Neuropathy

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Acromioplasty
  • Arthroscopic Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Articular Cartilage Repair
  • Bicep Repairs
  • Bone Grafting
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Cartilage Transplant
  • Cubital Tunnel Release Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • 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 Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Labrum Repair
  • 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 Cartilage Implantation
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Labrum Repair
  • Lateral Meniscus Repair
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Medial Meniscus Repair
  • Meniscectomy
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Tricep Repair
  • Ultrasound-Guided Injection
  • 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

  • Cornell Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Snow College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Cornell University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Hospital for Special Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hansen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hansen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hansen to family and friends
4.8
based on 140 total reviews (40 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (140)

  • 5
    (128)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Hansen'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

Patient Comments (40)

Dr. Hansen (Go Utes!) has carried out total reverse replacements on both of my shoulders (severe osteoarthritis) during the past six months. The latest one (just three weeks ago) was carried out using computer navigation using highly detailed CT scans to more precisely fit my prosthesis into my...more
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We were referred by a friend and visited Dr Hansen after already seeing 4 orthopedic surgeons. We already had committed to the 4th Surgeon thinking he would work. We needed ACL reconstruction for our son who is 15 yr old freshman. Dr Hansen has complete knowledge of the 3 different types of...more
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Dr. Hansen is a consummate professional whose judgment I rely on explicitly. We have homes in the east and the west and we will, absent an emergency, come back to Phoenix to see Dr Hansen for an Ortho procedure, without reservation and with confidence we have a GREAT orthopedic physician to...more
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This man in my opinion is the best surgeon in Phoenix.... period. I had a really bad shoulder that came out 100% perfect. Professional, personable and genuinely concerned and involved with his patients. What more could anyone ask? How about adding his very qualified and professional STAFF as...more
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My time with dr. Hansen was educational and he did everything he said he was going to do and above
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