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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

Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Outcomes at a Minimum of 5-Year Follow-Up: A Systematic Review.
Wright RW, Johnson L, Brophy RH, Bogunovic L, Matava MJ, Smith MV
J Knee Surg. 2018 Apr 13; doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1641137.

PMID:
    29653445
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Treatment of Failed Articular Cartilage Reconstructive Procedures of the Knee: A Systematic Review.
Lamplot JD, Schafer KA, Matava MJ
Orthop J Sports Med. 2018 Mar; 6(3)2325967118761871. doi: 10.1177/2325967118761871.

PMID:
    29619397
    [PubMed]
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Ten-Year Outcomes and Risk Factors After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A MOON Longitudinal Prospective Cohort Study.
MOON Knee Group., Spindler KP, Huston LJ, Chagin KM, Kattan MW, Reinke EK, Amendola A, Andrish JT, Brophy RH, Cox CL, Dunn WR, Flanigan DC, Jones MH, Kaeding CC, Magnussen RA, Marx RG, Matava MJ, McCarty EC, Parker RD, Pedroza AD, Vidal AF, Wolcott ML, Wolf BR, Wright RW
Am J Sports Med. 2018 Mar; 46(4)815-825. doi: 10.1177/0363546517749850.

PMID:
    29543512
    [PubMed - in process]
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Editorial Commentary: Want to Play in the National Football League? Not For Long If You Have an Untreated Cartilage Defect of the Knee.
Matava MJ
Arthroscopy. 2018 Mar; 34(3)678-680. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2017.10.017.

PMID:
    29502689
    [PubMed - in process]
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Video Analysis of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tears in Professional American Football Athletes.
Johnston JT, Mandelbaum BR, Schub D, Rodeo SA, Matava MJ, Silvers-Granelli HJ, Cole BJ, ElAttrache NS, McAdams TR, Brophy RH
Am J Sports Med. 2018 Mar; 46(4)862-868. doi: 10.1177/0363546518756328.

PMID:
    29466019
    [PubMed - in process]
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Differences in the Lateral Compartment Joint Space Width After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Data From the MOON Onsite Cohort.
Jones MH, MOON Knee Group., Spindler KP, Andrish JT, Cox CL, Dunn WR, Duryea J, Duong CL, Flanigan DC, Fleming BC, Huston LJ, Kaeding CC, Matava MJ, Obuchowski NA, Oksendahl HL, Parker RD, Scaramuzza EA, Smith MV, Winalski CS, Wright RW, Reinke EK
Am J Sports Med. 2018 Mar; 46(4)876-882. doi: 10.1177/0363546517751139.

PMID:
    29394877
    [PubMed - in process]
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Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System Scores Are Responsive to Early Changes in Patient Outcomes Following Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy.
Bernholt D, Wright RW, Matava MJ, Brophy RH, Bogunovic L, Smith MV
Arthroscopy. 2018 Apr; 34(4)1113-1117. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2017.10.047.

PMID:
    29373298
    [PubMed - in process]
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Risk Factors and Predictors of Significant Chondral Surface Change From Primary to Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A MOON and MARS Cohort Study.
MARS Group., Magnussen RA, Borchers JR, Pedroza AD, Huston LJ, Haas AK, Spindler KP, Wright RW, Kaeding CC, Allen CR, Anderson AF, Cooper DE, DeBerardino TM, Dunn WR, Lantz BA, Mann B, Stuart MJ, Albright JP, Amendola A, 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, 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. 2018 Mar; 46(3)557-564. doi: 10.1177/0363546517741484.

PMID:
    29244532
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 Nov; 33(11)2007-2014. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2017.06.019.

PMID:
    28847572
    [PubMed - in process]
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Variance in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Graft Selection based on Patient Demographics and Location within the Multicenter Orthopaedic Outcomes Network Cohort.
Houck DA, Kraeutler MJ, Vidal AF, McCarty EC, Bravman JT, Wolcott ML, MOON Knee Group.
J Knee Surg. 2018 May; 31(5)472-478. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1604147.

PMID:
    28701007
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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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