Dr. Matthew Weresh, MD

Dr. Matthew Weresh, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. Matthew Weresh, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in West Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Iowa Carver College Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

6001 Westown Pkwy

West Des Moines, IA 50266

Contact Information

(515) 263-9696

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Top Care Areas

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

Joint Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Knee Surgery
very high
more than 96% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Weresh "To provide each patient with the highest quality of orthopaedic care possible. This involves every facet of the patient's experience at DMOS, from the moment a patient visits our facility to the moment they leave. They become a part of our DMOS family and our rich tradition of always exceeding patient expectations."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

44  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Injury
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis
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25  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.

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

  • Wake Forest University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of Iowa Carver College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Akron General Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Akron Children's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Carolinas Healthcare System
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Preceptorship, Ao North America Preceptorship
    Other Education | Completed 1998
  • Preceptorship, Uc Davis Medical Center
    Other Education | Completed 1994
  • Preceptorship, University Hospital Of North Staffordshire Nhs Trust
    Other Education | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Weresh has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Weresh's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Weresh to family and friends
13 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Weresh's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

A fantastic surgeon that takes the time to explain what to expect and is honest and direct. He treated me like a person not a number and that in itself means everything. Greta sense of humor as well. I'd recommend him to anyone looking at joint replacement. He did both of my knee's a week apart and...more
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Dr. Weresh did surgery on me when I broke my femur and growth plate when I was in high school. He is an excellent Dr. and is so kind and compassionate when following up with my after surgery progress and results.
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Dr Weresh and his staff are fantastic! Just had a complicated knee replacement due to multiple previous knee surgeries and I can easily see the end of the process. The suturing was excellent and has healed in far less time than I would have thought. Now it's all about regaining strength and...more
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Thanks for your kinds words and for taking the time to share them with us.

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I had a total knee replacement 5 months ago. Dr. Weresh and his staff have been very supportive and caring. The TKR has been a success and I am very happy I had the procedure done.
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Thank you for taking the time to comment. We believe Dr. Weresh is top-notch as well!

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