Board Certified – Specializing in Sports Injuries, Shoulder, Elbow and Knee
Dr. Matthew Griffith is focused on the non-operative and surgical treatment of patients with sports injuries and disorders of the shoulder, upper extremity and knee.
Dr. Griffith attended Duke University for his undergraduate education and received his M.D. from the University of Oklahoma. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the prestigious Hospital for Special Surgery (Cornell University) in New York City. Subsequently, he received fellowship training in sports medicine and shoulder surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital (Harvard University) where he served as an assistant team physician for the New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox and Boston Bruins.
Dr. Griffith is dedicated to providing state of the art care to patients with sports injuries and athletic, traumatic and degenerative disorders. His expertise includes minimally invasive and arthroscopic procedures of the shoulder, elbow and knee as well as reconstructive surgery including total shoulder and reverse shoulder replacements.
In addition to his work at Arthritis & Sports Orthopaedics & Physical Therapy, Dr. Griffith is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. Dr. Griffith is dedicated to caring for athletes in the area and is currently team physician for the Potomac Falls Panthers and Park View Patriots high school football teams.
View Dr. Matthew Griffith’s Specialties:
- Sports Medicine
- Hand, Wrist & Elbow
- Total Joint Replacements
Dr. Matthew Griffith’s Awards:
- 2013 Super Doctors® Rising Star
- 2012 U.S. News and World Report Top Doctor
- 2015 – 2017 Northern Virginia Magazine Top Doctor
- 2012 – 2016 Castle Connolly Top Doctor
- 2015 Leesburg Today Best of Loudoun Reader’s Choice
- 2014 Washingtonian Magazine Top Doctor
- 2013 Consumer Research Council Top Orthopedists of America
Dr. Matthew Griffith’s Published Articles:
- Robertson WJ, Griffith MH, Carroll K, O’Donnell T, Gill TJ. Arthroscopic Versus Open Distal Clavicle Excision: A Comparative Assessment at Intermediate-Term Follow-up. Am J Sports Med. 2011 Nov;39(11):2415-20. Epub 2011 Sep 7.
- Good CR, Griffith MH, Shindle M, Wanich T, Warren RF. The Effect of Radiofrequency Energy on Glenohumeral Fluid Temperature during Shoulder Arthroscopy. JBJS. 91(2):429-34. 2009 Feb
- Zelken J, Wanich T, Gardner M, Griffith M, Bostrom M. PMMA Is Superior to Hydroxyapatite for Colony Reduction in Experimentally Induced Osteomyelitis. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 462:190-4, 2007 Sep
- Griffith MH, Gardner MJ, Widmann RF. Traumatic Segmental Bone Loss in a Pediatric Patient Treated with Bifocal Bone Transport. Journal of Trauma. 21(5): 347-51, 2007 May.
- Good CR, Green DW, Griffith MH, Valen AW, Widmann RF, Rodeo SA. Arthroscopic treatment of symptomatic discoid meniscus in children: classification, technique, and results. Arthroscopy. 23(2):157-63, 2007 Feb.
- Gardner MJ, Griffith MH, Demetrakopoulos D, Brophy RH, Grose A, Helfet DL, Lorich DG. Hybrid locked plating of osteoporotic fractures of the humerus. Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery – American Volume. 88(9):1962-7, 2006 Sep.
- Gardner MJ, Demetrakopoulos D, Shindle MK, Griffith MH, Lane JM. Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporotic Fractures. Minerva Medica. 96(5): 343-52, Oct 2005
- Gardner MJ, Griffith MH, Lorich DG. Helical Plating of the Proximal Humerus. Injury. 36(10):1197-2000, Oct 2005
- Gardner MJ, Griffith MH, Dines JS, Briggs SM, Weiland AJ. Lorich DG. The Extended Anterolateral Acromial Approach Allows Minimally Invasive Access to the Proximal Humerus. Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research. 434:123-9, May 2005
- Gardner MJ, Griffith MH. Lawrence BD, Lorich DG. Complete Exposure of the Articular Surface for Fixation of Patellar Fractures. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. 19(2):118-23, Feb 2005.
- Gardner MJ, Lawrence BD, Griffith MH. Surgical Treatment of Pediatric Femoral Shaft Fractures. Current Opinion in Pediatrics. 16(1):51-7, Feb 2004.
- Gardner MJ, Griffith MH, Dines JS, Lorich DG. A Minimally Invasive Approach for Plate Fixation of the Proximal Humerus. Bulletin of the Hospital for Joint Diseases. 62(1-2):18-23, 2004.
- Jost PW, Dines JS, Griffith MH, Angel M, Altchek DW, Dines DM. Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Utilizing Mini-Stem Humeral Components: Technique and Short-Term Results. HSSJ. 7(3):213-7, 2011 Oct.
- Leclere LE, Asnis PD, Griffith MH, Granito D, Berkson EM, Gill TJ. Shoulder Instability in Professional Football Players. Sports Health. 5(5):455-7, 2013 Sep.