Dr. Matthew Hepler, MD

Dr. Matthew Hepler, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Matthew Hepler, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Delray Beach, FL and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1991 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, spinal cord injury medicine, and more.Read his story

15300 S Jog Rd Ste 110

Delray Beach, FL 33446

Contact Information

(561) 345-1780

Insurance Accepted

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

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Trigger Point Injection
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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)."

6  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

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

53  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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14  Procedures

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

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What People Say About Dr. Matthew Hepler, MD
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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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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...Read More
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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 literally returned me to my quality of life. I had reached the point where I could no longer walk any distance. Any prolonged standing (more than 10 minutes) put me in agony. After my surgery and a reasonable recovery time I returned to all of my normal activities. I can now ride my...Read More
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