Dr. Vasilios Mathews, MD

Dr. Vasilios Mathews, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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48 y/o
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Dr. Vasilios Mathews, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 22 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery and non-surgical orthopedics.Read his story

Fondren Orthopedic Group

7401 Main St

Houston, TX 77030
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Complications of Joint Prosthesis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Mathews's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Mathews' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Mathews "Vasilios Mathews, M.D., specializes in joint replacement surgery, including the performance of surgery via minimally-invasive joint replacement techniques. In addition, Dr. Mathews has extensive experience with bone-sparing procedures, including partial knee replacement and hip resurfacing, as well as with the newest innovative techniques, including anterior hip replacements and the use of low-wear joint replacements. Dr. Mathews' specialization also includes revision of certain failed prior hip surgeries, failed prior knee surgery, and failed knee replacements. Dr. Mathews has achieved peer acknowledgement for his care of patients and orthopedic skills. Dr. Mathews' care is entirely by himself, including daily rounds and direct patient care. He performs his own surgeries on all patients. A native of Connecticut, Dr. Mathews obtained his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. Dr. Mathews began his postgraduate training at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York where he completed his internship and his residency training in orthopedic surgery and was named Chief Orthopedic Surgery Resident. Dr. Mathews completed his fellowship training at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, where he specialized in adult lower extremity reconstruction. Dr. Mathews has many publications and presentations to his credit. He is a member of the following societies: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Houston Orthopedic Society"
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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics

1  Board Certifications

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

80  Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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 Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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23  Procedures

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Columbia University-Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mayo Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mathews has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Mathews' Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mathews to family and friends
62 total reviews (37 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (62)

  • 5
    (57)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Mathews' 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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (37)

I have already recommended Dr. Mathews to several friends. I am highly satisfied with the results of my procedure. Dr. Mathews and his staff were very accommodating and always answered any questions I had promptly.
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Dr Vasillios Matthews was my Dr he did my surgery on my knee.He very good and caring
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I had hip surgery performed by Dr. Mathews in 2014. I have one regret, that I didn't have it done sooner! Deciding to get a hip replacement and choosing Dr. Mathews was one of the best decisions I have ever made! Dr. Mathews is an amazingly talented and excellent orthopedic surgery specialist! ...more
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I cannot express how grateful I am for what you and your team did for me thru the hip surgery, all has gone excellent from start to finish! I do not fell like I ever had a problem thanks to you guys. You not only do a great service, you and your staff made the whole show a pleasure with your...more
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Dr Mathews and staff are true professionals when it comes to hip replacements. I immediately felt relief after the surgery was complete. Appointments were always on time and I never sat in a room to wait more than a few minutes. I will be traveling back to Houston soon for him to replace my...more
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