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Practice Overview

Matthew Matava, MD

Matthew Matava, MD
Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery and Professor of Physical Therapy
Chief, Sports Medicine

Description of Practice
Common procedures performed: ACL reconstruction, meniscal repair, meniscal transplant, cartilage replacement, shoulder reconstruction, rotator cuff repair

Clinical Office Locations
Washington University Orthopedics / Chesterfield
14532 S. Outer Forty Drive
Chesterfield, MO 63017


Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital
Veteran Affairs Medical Center (John Cochran)
Washington University Orthopedics & Barnes-Jewish Hospital Outpatient Orthopedic Center

Common Procedures
Knee arthroscopy; knee ligament reconstruction; meniscus repair and transplantation; articular cartilage restoration including Carticel autologous chondrocyte implantation; rotator cuff repair, and arthroscopic shoulder stabilization

Common Diagnoses Treated
Sports-related conditions of the knee, shoulder, and ankle; running injuries; sports-related fractures

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Dr. Matava's Videos

Meniscus Tears

High Ankle Sprains

Concussion Injuries in NFL Players


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