Dr. Matthew Koepplinger, DO

Dr. Matthew Koepplinger, DO

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
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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
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Koepplinger performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

57  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Birth Defects
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cartilage Tear
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Congenital Diseases
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Ligament Tears
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Nerve Injury
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • 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.

Education

  • 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

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Koepplinger to family and friends
20 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Koepplinger's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I understand how some previous reviewers might not have liked Dr. K's bedside manner: he's got a dry sense of humor and is very to-the-point. Personally I thought he was great to deal with, but the most important factor in my review is that his work on my hand and the therapy he recommended (DO THE...more
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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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