Dr. Matthew Matava, MD

Dr. Matthew Matava, MD

Sports Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Matthew Matava, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Missouri--Kansas City School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, and more.

4921 Parkview Pl # CB8605

Saint Louis, MO 63110

Contact Information

(314) 747-2500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Matava's Experience

Dr. Matava's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

3  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

68  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures


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11  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Missouri--Kansas City School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Emory University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Emory University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Cincinnati Sports Med & Orthopaedics Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Matava has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Matava's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

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Dr. Matava's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I had an ACL repair with Dr. Matava. After surgery I had nerve damage.which I reported to him. Dr. Matava was not helpful in figuring out the nervevwas severed during surgery. He never followed up or acknowledged my issue. I still have numbness and pain a year later. He never explained this...more
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I've been seeing Dr. Matava for a torn MCL and ACL. My first visit went very well he explained everything in a way I could understand and spent the time answering all my questions I never felt rushed. Surgery was supposed to be at the outpatient center but due to my medical history it had to be...more
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Dr. Matava came highly recommended, however, he severed my daughter's nerve during routine meniscus surgery (not figured out for 2 years!) When she continued to complain of pain, we got sent to more physical therapy, when that didn't work, he even implied it was a mental thing! Finally, a pain...more
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I was beyond impressed with my experience at Dr. Matava's office my very first visit. I had fell and dislocated my knee while running. He took one look at my knee moving it gently to not hurt me and told me what he thought was wrong. He ordered a MRI to confirm his diagnosis. The results were...more
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Dr. Matava is BEST in our experience working with Orthopaedic Physician's. Dr. Matava has listened to all of our concerns of being very nervous dealing with Orthopaedic issues of any type. He has been patient, understanding and concerned for us that everything runs smoothly before, during and...more
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