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Dr. Matthew Matava, MD

Sports Medicine ·  Male · Age 56

Dr. Matava

Dr. Matthew Matava, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Missouri--Kansas City School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, and more.


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Dr. Matava's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • 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
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

Dr. Matthew Matava, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Missouri--Kansas City School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

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

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Dr. Matava's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Matava

3.7

Based on 26 reviews

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1 Star
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My son is a D1 athlete who tore his ACL in both knees in first two seasons of college Dr Matava repaired both with great success could not recommend more one of the best in the nation
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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...Read 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...Read 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...Read 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...Read More
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