Dr. Matthew Poulsen, MD

Dr. Matthew Poulsen, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Matthew Poulsen, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Provo, UT and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin in 2004 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.

3152 N University Ave Ste 130

Provo, UT 84604

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
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Top Care Areas

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Knee Disorders
more than 88% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
more than 85% of peers
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
more than 83% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Poulsen does not have any board certifications listed.

32  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tendonitis


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18  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

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.


  • Brigham Young University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • University Of Missouri Kansas City
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Kentucky
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Poulsen has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Poulsen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Poulsen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Poulsen to family and friends
22 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Poulsen'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 (4)

Very competent and very patient focused. I would recommend Dr Poulsen to anyone. He has done one of my knees and one of my shoulders and is about ready to do the other shoulder. My knee and my shoulder that he has operated on are as good as new (and maybe even better).
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Its not worth the risk to your health. I received permanent damaged from his procedures. Ill be a a bit detailed so you can understand why i say that. I got ACL surgery with dr poulsen a few years ago. It was infected the day I got home from surgery, which tells me everything wasnt sterile. I could...more
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After injuring my knee skiing, Dr. Poulsen was recommended to me by my Physical Therapist. I am so happy with the care I received from Dr. Poulsen. I had a complicated injury that most Surgeons would have made a large incision to repair. Dr. Poulsen was able to correct the problem using a scope...more
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Dr. Poulsen is great! He took time to really understand my symptoms and to look at all the imaging I had done. He is a very skilled surgeon and was able to fix my knee problems. Dr. Poulsen takes time to explain everything, is very kind, and is great to work with!
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