Dr. Matthew Hepler, MD

Dr. Matthew Hepler, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
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Dr. Matthew Hepler, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery doctor who practices in Boca Raton, FL. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 22 years.Read his story

7900 Glades Rd Ste 425

Boca Raton, FL 33434

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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Trigger Point Injection
very high
more than 99% of peers
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Hepler's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hepler "Dr. Hepler is a Board Certified (ABOS) and fellowship trained orthopaedic spine surgeon in Palm Beach County and North Broward County with more than 17 years of experience. He completed a comprehensive adult and pediatric spine fellowship with a focus on complex deformity and treats the full spectrum of spine conditions (back pain, disc herniation, stenosis, sciatica, scoliosis, kyphosis, spine fracture, failed back surgery). A leading expert in the field, he employs the most advanced non-operative and operative techniques including pain management, physical therapy, spine rehabilitation, epidural injections (ESI), and outpatient procedures with Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) as well as complex spinal reconstruction. Providing leading expertise with compassionate, individualized care throughout south Florida (Deerfield Beach, Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, West Palm Beach)."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hepler "Dr. Hepler is dedicated to providing the best care available so that each patient can return to a full and active lifestyle. He has an ongoing commitment to evaluating and optimizing patient outcomes throughout his academic and private practice career and presented these outcomes at multiple national and international spine meetings (NASS, SRS, IMAST) and in various publications. He remains actively engaged in academic spine research, is a participating member of numerous international spine organizations serving as committee member and chair (AAOS, NASS, SRS), and associate editor and reviewer for leading academic spine publications (Spine Deformity and Spine)."


  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Back Pain
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Congenital Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lumbar Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Spine Deformities
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Disc Disorders
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture


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  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • John Hopkins
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Columbia Pres Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • New York Presby Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • New York Presbyterian
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Twin Cities Spine & Scoliosis Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hepler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hepler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hepler to family and friends
based on 28 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hepler's Performance

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Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

in Boca Raton, FL |
I really appreciate the time and effort Dr. Hepler took to help care for me! Thank you!
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in Delray Beach, FL |
Dr. Hepler was able to give me a steroid injection for my back injury and saved me from having to have surgery. I went to him for a second opinion and am so happy that I did. I am feeling much better. Thank you for your time and care!
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in Lake Worth, FL |
Dr. Hepler was able to fix my neck pain after an injury that made my arms weak and numb. He was very kind and professional. He was able to perform very delicate surgery on my neck and it was a total success. I am very happy. 5 STARS!
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in Boca Raton, FL |
Dr. Hepler's John Hopkins and Columbia training match his meticulous skills! I am so lucky to have found him down here in South Florida! Thank you for all your help and taking the pain away. Pain is invisible and sometimes hard for people to understand what you're going through. Dr. Hepler was able...more
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in West Palm Beach, FL |
Dr. Hepler was very patient in hearing my history of previous surgery and recent problems. He suggested rehab prior evaluating future surgery. His professional credentials are exceptional
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Dr. Hepler accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Hepler has admitting privileges

Delray Medical Center
5352 Linton Blvd
Delray Beach, FL 33484
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