Dr. Matthew J Matava MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Matthew Matava is an orthopedic surgeon in Saint Louis, Missouri and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Christian Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine and has been in practice for 27 years. Dr. Matava accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 36 doctors at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and one of 17 at Christian Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Education & Medical Training

Emory University
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1987–1993

Cincinnati Sports Medicine - Orth Center
Fellowship, Sports Medicine, 1993–1994

University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine
Class of 1987

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 18 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 7 years in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

MO State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Operative and nonoperative treatment options for ACL tears in the adult patient: a conceptual review.
Bogunovic, L.,Matava, M. J.

Operative and nonoperative treatment options for ACL tears in the adult patient: a conceptual review.
Bogunovic, L.,Matava, M. J.

Disc Herniations in the National Football League.
Gray, B. L.,Buchowski, J. M.,Bumpass, D. B.,Lehman, R. A.,Mall, N. A.,Matava, M. J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access Choice PPO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS New Mexico PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lovelace Health Plan PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Presbyterian Commercial
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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