Dr. Matthew Malerich MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Matthew Malerich is an orthopedic surgeon in Bakersfield, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Bakersfield Memorial Hospital and Mercy Hospitals of Bakersfield. He received his medical degree from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and has been in practice for 43 years. He is one of 20 doctors at Bakersfield Memorial Hospital and one of 26 at Mercy Hospitals of Bakersfield who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Hand Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Chicago
Residency, General Surgery, 1971–1972

University of Chicago
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1972–1976

St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
Fellowship, Hand Surgery, 1977–1977

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Class of 1971

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Distal scaphoid resection arthroplasty for the treatment of patients with degenerative arthritis secondary to scaphoid nonunion.
Malerich, M. M., Littler, J. W., Eaton, R.

Compartment reconstruction for De Quervain''s disease.
Littler, J. W., Freedman, D. M., Malerich, M. M.

Distal scaphoid resection arthroplasty for the treatment of degenerative arthritis secondary to scaphoid nonunion.
Malerich, M. M., Clifford, J., Eaton, B., Eaton, R., Littler, J. W.

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