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Matthew J. Matava, MD

Professor, Orthopedic Surgery
Professor, Physical Therapy
Chief, Sports Medicine Service

Specialty Areas

Orthopedic Surgery
Sports Medicine
Pediatric Sports Medicine
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Orthopaedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital
VA Medical Center - St. Louis - John Cochran Division
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital
Shriners Hospital for Children - St. Louis

Areas of Clinical Interest

Orthopedics, sports-related injuries in adults and children, including ligament injuries of the knee, athletic injuries of the shoulder and elbow, pediatric orthopedic knee disorders

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  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Orthopedic Center

14532 S. Outer 40 Drive
Chesterfield, MO 63017
Phone: 314-514-3500

Office Phone: 314-514-3500

Education

Education

Fellowship: Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surg, Cincinnati Sports Med and Orthopedic Center, Cincinnati, OH 1994
Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Emory University Affiliated Hospitals, Atlanta, Georgia 1993
Medical Degree: University Of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri 1987

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Change in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Graft Choice and Outcomes Over Time.
Kaeding CC, Pedroza AD, Reinke EK, Huston LJ, Hewett TE, Flanigan DC, MOON Knee Group., Spindler KP
Arthroscopy. 2017 Aug 25; pii: S0749-8063(17)30635-7. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2017.06.019.

PMID:
    28847572
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Surgical Predictors of Clinical Outcomes After Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.
MARS Group., Allen CR, Anderson AF, Cooper DE, DeBerardino TM, Dunn WR, Haas AK, Huston LJ, Lantz BBA, Mann B, Nwosu SK, Spindler KP, Stuart MJ, Wright RW, Albright JP, Amendola AN, Andrish JT, Annunziata CC, Arciero RA, Bach BR Jr, Baker CL 3rd, Bartolozzi AR, Baumgarten KM, Bechler JR, Berg JH, Bernas GA, Brockmeier SF, Brophy RH, Bush-Joseph CA, Butler JB 5th, Campbell JD, Carey JL, Carpenter JE, Cole BJ, Cooper JM, Cox CL, Creighton RA, Dahm DL, David TS, Flanigan DC, Frederick RW, Ganley TJ, Garofoli EA, Gatt CJ Jr, Gecha SR, Giffin JR, Hame SL, Hannafin JA, Harner CD, Harris NL Jr, Hechtman KS, Hershman EB, Hoellrich RG, Hosea TM, Johnson DC, Johnson TS, Jones MH, Kaeding CC, Kamath GV, Klootwyk TE, Levy BA, Ma CB, Maiers GP 2nd, Marx RG, Matava MJ, Mathien GM, McAllister DR, McCarty EC, McCormack RG, Miller BS, Nissen CW, O'Neill DF, Owens BD, Parker RD, Purnell ML, Ramappa AJ, Rauh MA, Rettig AC, Sekiya JK, Shea KG, Sherman OH, Slauterbeck JR, Smith MV, Spang JT, Svoboda SJ, Taft TN, Tenuta JJ, Tingstad EM, Vidal AF, Viskontas DG, White RA, Williams JS Jr, Wolcott ML, Wolf BR, York JJ
Am J Sports Med. 2017 Sep; 45(11)2586-2594. doi: 10.1177/0363546517712952.

PMID:
    28696164
    [PubMed - in process]
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Subsequent Surgery After Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Rates and Risk Factors From a Multicenter Cohort.
MARS Group., Ding DY, Zhang AL, Allen CR, Anderson AF, Cooper DE, DeBerardino TM, Dunn WR, Haas AK, Huston LJ, Lantz BBA, Mann B, Spindler KP, Stuart MJ, Wright RW, Albright JP, Amendola AN, Andrish JT, Annunziata CC, Arciero RA, Bach BR Jr, Baker CL 3rd, Bartolozzi AR, Baumgarten KM, Bechler JR, Berg JH, Bernas GA, Brockmeier SF, Brophy RH, Bush-Joseph CA, Butler JB 5th, Campbell JD, Carey JL, Carpenter JE, Cole BJ, Cooper JM, Cox CL, Creighton RA, Dahm DL, David TS, Flanigan DC, Frederick RW, Ganley TJ, Garofoli EA, Gatt CJ Jr, Gecha SR, Giffin JR, Hame SL, Hannafin JA, Harner CD, Harris NL Jr, Hechtman KS, Hershman EB, Hoellrich RG, Hosea TM, Johnson DC, Johnson TS, Jones MH, Kaeding CC, Kamath GV, Klootwyk TE, Levy BA, Ma CB, Maiers GP 2nd, Marx RG, Matava MJ, Mathien GM, McAllister DR, McCarty EC, McCormack RG, Miller BS, Nissen CW, O'Neill DF, Owens BD, Parker RD, Purnell ML, Ramappa AJ, Rauh MA, Rettig AC, Sekiya JK, Shea KG, Sherman OH, Slauterbeck JR, Smith MV, Spang JT, Svoboda SJ, Taft TN, Tenuta JJ, Tingstad EM, Vidal AF, Viskontas DG, White RA, Williams JS Jr, Wolcott ML, Wolf BR, York JJ
Am J Sports Med. 2017 Jul; 45(9)2068-2076. doi: 10.1177/0363546517707207.

PMID:
    28557557
    [PubMed - in process]
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Knee Osteoarthritis Is Associated With Previous Meniscus and Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery Among Elite College American Football Athletes.
Smith MV, Nepple JJ, Wright RW, Matava MJ, Brophy RH
Sports Health. 2017 May/Jun; 9(3)247-251. doi: 10.1177/1941738116683146.

PMID:
    27940573
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Thigh Injuries in American Football.
Lamplot JD, Matava MJ
Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2016 Sep/Oct; 45(6)E308-E318.

PMID:
    27737287
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effect of High-Grade Preoperative Knee Laxity on Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Outcomes.
Magnussen RA, Reinke EK, Huston LJ, MOON Group., Hewett TE, Spindler KP
Am J Sports Med. 2016 Dec; 44(12)3077-3082.

PMID:
    27480978
    [PubMed - in process]
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The University of the National Football League: How Technology, Injury Surveillance, and Health Care Have Improved the Safety of America's Game.
Matava MJ, Görtz S
J Knee Surg. 2016 Jul; 29(5)370-8. doi: 10.1055/s-0036-1584313.

PMID:
    27258045
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Meniscal and Articular Cartilage Predictors of Clinical Outcome After Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.
MARS Group.
Am J Sports Med. 2016 Jul; 44(7)1671-9. doi: 10.1177/0363546516644218.

PMID:
    27161867
    [PubMed - in process]
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Ethical Considerations for Analgesic Use in Sports Medicine.
Matava MJ
Clin Sports Med. 2016 Apr; 35(2)227-43. doi: 10.1016/j.csm.2015.10.007.

PMID:
    26832973
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Factors Associated With High-Grade Lachman, Pivot Shift, and Anterior Drawer at the Time of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.
Magnussen RA, Reinke EK, Huston LJ, MOON Group., Hewett TE, Spindler KP
Arthroscopy. 2016 Jun; 32(6)1080-5. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2015.11.018.

PMID:
    26821957
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Medial Meniscal Root Avulsion: A Biomechanical Comparison of 4 Different Repair Constructs.
Mitchell R, Pitts R, Kim YM, Matava MJ
Arthroscopy. 2016 Jan; 32(1)111-9. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2015.07.013.

PMID:
    26422709
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Understanding of Meniscus Injury and Expectations of Meniscus Surgery in Patients Presenting for Orthopaedic Care.
Brophy RH, Gefen AM, Matava MJ, Wright RW, Smith MV
Arthroscopy. 2015 Dec; 31(12)2295-300.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2015.05.003.

PMID:
    26163308
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Microfracture and osteochondral autograft transplantation are cost-effective treatments for articular cartilage lesions of the distal femur.
Miller DJ, Smith MV, Matava MJ, Wright RW, Brophy RH
Am J Sports Med. 2015 Sep; 43(9)2175-81. doi: 10.1177/0363546515591261.

PMID:
    26159823
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Association of Meniscal Status, Lower Extremity Alignment, and Body Mass Index With Chondrosis at Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.
Brophy RH, Haas AK, Huston LJ, Nwosu SK, MARS Group., Wright RW
Am J Sports Med. 2015 Jul; 43(7)1616-22. doi: 10.1177/0363546515578838.

PMID:
    25899434
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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.
Kaeding CC, Pedroza AD, Reinke EK, Huston LJ, MOON Consortium., Spindler KP
Am J Sports Med. 2015 Jul; 43(7)1583-90. doi: 10.1177/0363546515578836.

PMID:
    25899429
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Impact of the Multicenter Orthopaedic Outcomes Network (MOON) Research on Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction and Orthopaedic Practice.
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
J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2015 Mar; 23(3)154-63. doi: 10.5435/JAAOS-D-14-00005.

PMID:
    25667401
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Percutaneous discal cyst rupture in a professional football player using sublaminar epidural injection for thecal sac displacement.
Friedman MV, Park A, Bumpass D, Jennings JW, Matava MJ
J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2015 Jan; 26(1)75-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jvir.2014.09.017.

PMID:
    25541445
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Multirater agreement of the causes of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction failure: a radiographic and video analysis of the MARS cohort.
Matava MJ, Arciero RA, Baumgarten KM, Carey JL, DeBerardino TM, Hame SL, Hannafin JA, Miller BS, Nissen CW, Taft TN, Wolf BR, Wright RW, MARS Group.
Am J Sports Med. 2015 Feb; 43(2)310-9. doi: 10.1177/0363546514560880.

PMID:
    25537942
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effect of graft choice on the outcome of revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in the Multicenter ACL Revision Study (MARS) Cohort.
MARS Group., MARS Group.
Am J Sports Med. 2014 Oct; 42(10)2301-10. doi: 10.1177/0363546514549005.

PMID:
    25274353
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Osteoarthritis Classification Scales: Interobserver Reliability and Arthroscopic Correlation.
Wright RW, MARS Group.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Jul 16; 96(14)1145-1151.

PMID:
    25031368
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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