Matthew Matava, MD

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

Selected Publications

Brophy RH, Haas Ak, Huston LJ, Nwosu SK; MARS Group, Rick Wright.  Association of meniscal status, lower extremity alignment, and body mass index with Chondrosis at revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.   Am J Sports Med 43(7):1616-1622, 2015.

Miller DJ, Smith MV, Matava MJ, Wright RW, Brophy RH. Microfracture and osteochondral autograft transplantation are cost-effective treatments for articular cartilage lesions of the distal femur. Am J Sports Med 43(9):2175-2181, 2015.

Kaeding CC, Pedroza AD, Reinke EK, Huston LJ; MOON Consortium, Spindler KP.  Risk Factors and Predictors of Subsequent ACL Injury in Either Knee After ACL Reconstruction: Prospective Analysis of 2488 Primary ACL Reconstructions From the MOON Cohort.  Am J Sports Med 43(7):1583-1590, 2015.

Lynch TS, Parker RD, Patel RM, Andrish JT, MOON Group, Spindler KP, Amendola A, Brophy RH, Dunn WR, Flanigan DC, Huston LJ, Jones MH, Kaeding CC, Marx RG, Matava MJ, McCarty EC, Pedroza AD, Reinke EK, Wolf BR, Wright RW.  The impact of the multicenter orthopaedic outcomes network (MOON) research on anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction and orthopaedic practice.  J Am Acad Orthop Surg 23(3)154-163, 2015.

Friedman MV, Park A, Bumpass D, Jennings JW, Matava MJ. Percutaneous Discal Cyst Rupture in a Professional Football Player Using Sublaminar Epidural Injection for Thecal Sac Displacement. J Vasc Interv Radiol.  26:75-78, 2015.

Matava MJ, Arciero RA, Baumgarten KM, Carey JL, DeBarardino TM, Hame SL,    Hannafin JA, Miller BS, Nissen CW, Taft TN, Wolf BR, Wright RW, MARS Group.    Multirater agreement of the causes of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction failure:  A radiographic and video analysis of the MARS cohort.  Am J Sports Med. 43:310-9, 2015.

Skelley N, Friedman M, McGinnis M, Smith C, Hillen T, and Matava M.  Inter- and Intraobserver Reliability in the MRI Measurement of the Tibial Tubercle-Trochlear Groove Distance and Trochlea Dysplasia.  Am J Sports Med. 43:873-8, 2015Bishop JY, Jones GL, Lewis B, Pedroza AD; MOON Shoulder Group. Intraobserver and interobserver agreement in the classification and treatment of distal third clavicle fractures. Am J Sports Med. 43:979-84, 2015.

Brophy RH, Gefen AM, Matava MJ, Wright RW, Smith MV.  Understanding of meniscus injury and expectations of meniscus surgery in patients presenting for orthopaedic care.  Arthroscopy 31(12):2295-2300, 2015.

Mitchell R, Pitts R, Kim Y-M, Matava M: Medial Meniscal Root Avulsion: A Biomechanical Comparison of 4 Different Repair Constructs. Arthroscopy 32(1):111-119, 2016.

Matava M: Ethical Considerations for Analgesic Use in Sports Medicine. Clinics in Sports Medicine 35(2):227-243, 2015.

Matava M, Görtz S: The University of the NFL: How Technology, Injury Surveillance, and Healthcare have improved the Safety of America’s Game.  J Knee Surg, 29:370-378, 2016.

Matava M.  Ref.:  Ms. No. ARTH-16-408  Editorial Commentary on 15-783 Rossi: Arthroscopic Transtendon Repair of Partial-Thickness Articular-Side Rotator Cuff Tears: Your Surgical 'Tool Box' Just Got a Little Bit Bigger Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery.

Magnussen RA, Reinke EK, Huston LJ, MOON Group, Hewett TE, Spindler KP.  Arthroscopy pii: S0749-8063(15)00893-2. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2015.11.018, 2016.
Lamplot JD, Mataav MM.  Thigh Injuries in American Football. The American Journal of Orthopedics, E308-E318, 2016.

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Washington University Orthopedics – Chesterfield

14532 S. Outer Forty Drive

Chesterfield, MO 63017


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