Dr. Matthew Williams, MD

Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery •  Male • Age 47
  
Dr. Williams
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Louisiana Orthopaedic Specialists

108 Rue Louis XIV # B Lafayette, LA 70508

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(337) 235-8007

Dr. Matthew Williams, MD is a Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery Specialist in Lafayette, LA and has over 19 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Williams has more experience with Shoulder/Upper Arm than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Louisiana State University / School of Medicine In New Orleans medical school in 2001. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Lafayette Surgical Specialty Hospital and Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Williams to book an appointment.


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Dr. Williams accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Gilsbar 360
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Humana Choice Medicare Advantage PPO
Medicare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Peoples Health
PPO Plus
Railroad Medicare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Universal American
Verity Healthnet
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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Practice Areas

Shoulder/Upper Arm

Shoulder and upper arm conditions include arthritis, bursitis, rotator cuff injuries, and dislocations, with treatment options such as surgery or physical therapy.Compare with other Shoulder/Upper Arm specialists.

Typically treats 80% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 12 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Shoulder Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Williams treats Shoulder Disorders more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Williams treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Williams performs Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Williams performs this procedure more than 99% of their peers

Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Williams treats Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Williams treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

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Dr. Williams' conditions and procedures:

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Revision Surgery
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Dr. Williams' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Williams

4.8

Based on 19 ratings

5 Stars
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1 Star
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  • Explained conditions well (18)
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Dr Williams’ experience in treating my broken elbow was above reproach. His bed side manner is warm and caring. He listens carefully and calms your fears. He explains your situation and welcomes all questions. He is amazing.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

As a subspecialty musculoskeletal center, we strive to provide each patient with access and treatment with fellowship trained sub-specialists for their orthopaedic problems.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2007
Shoulder Surgery-Clinique St. Anne Lumiere, Lyon France
Fellowship Hospital
2007
Shoulder Surgery-University Of Texas Health Science Center
Fellowship Hospital
2006
Louisiana State University / School of Medicine In New Orleans
Residency Hospital
2002
Louisiana State University / School of Medicine In New Orleans
Internship Hospital
2001
Louisiana State University / School of Medicine In New Orleans
Medical School
1995
Millsaps College
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

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Locations

Louisiana Orthopaedic Specialists

Louisiana Orthopaedic Specialists108 Rue Louis XIV # B Lafayette, LA 70508
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Lafayette Surgical Specialty Hospital

Lafayette, LA

89% Patient experience rating, 20% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center

Baton Rouge, LA

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

Park Place Surgical Hospital

Lafayette, LA

90% Patient experience rating, 21% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital

Camden, NJ

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average