Dr. Matthew Koepplinger, DO

Dr. Matthew Koepplinger, DO

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Matthew Koepplinger, DO is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Ohio Univ College Of Osteo Med in 2003 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.

6400 Fannin St Ste 1700

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas

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Top Care Areas

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Hand Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Koepplinger's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery*

77  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Birth Defects
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cartilage Tear
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Congenital Diseases
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Ligament Tears
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Nerve Injury
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture


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25  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel 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, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Ohio Univ College Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Koepplinger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Koepplinger's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Koepplinger to family and friends
19 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Koepplinger's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Long story short: I had a lot of arthritis in my right wrist and was referred to Dr K by another Doctor in the same building. Before surgery my wrist was very strong with moderate pain (3-5). After surgery, for 8-10 months my wrist had very little strength and an 8/9 pain level. I found a better...more
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I saw him for a hand issue and he seemed to be preoccupied and gave me the impression that he was not concerned. He informed me that I had a "growth of something" in my wrist but he was not going to remove it just to be removing it. I showed him that I could not move my thumb any longer or make a...more
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Dr. Koepplinger may be a great surgeon but he is horrible Dr to deal with. Everytime my husband saw him, we felt rushed..Dr. Never asks how he feels, just does the same crap everytime. He always has this "I'm better than you and don't have time for you" attitude. I'm under the impression he thinks...more
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I was in a rollover accident broke and degloved my hand. Dr. K put me back together and did an awesome job! I love Dr. K!!! and his staff they were all very nice to me.
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Dr. Koepplinger is late for his appts. I try to be the first appt for the day thinking he can be on time, but he walks in late. During my last visit I had enough and left without seeing him. You would think he would call with an apology, but of course he did not. His physician assistant, who was...more
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