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Matthew R Patrick, MD

Assistant Professor

Division: Trauma
Clinic Appointments: (352) 273-7001 Academic Office: (352) 273-7016 eAppointment
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About Matthew Patrick

Matthew R. Patrick, MD, earned his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, followed by a residency in the department of orthopaedics at the University of Florida. He then went on to complete a fellowship in orthopaedic trauma as well as shoulder and elbow surgery with the department of orthopaedics at UF.

Dr. Patrick's clinical practice will focus on the care and management of patients with traumatic injuries resulting in fractures or soft tissue injuries to the upper and lower extremities and pelvis.

Dr. Patrick is a member of the America Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and served as the Newberry High School football team physician in 2009 and the Eastside High School football team physician in 2010 and 2013.

Ratings & Reviews

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Comments (10 received)

June 5, 2023
The whole staff was so nice and it made for a great visit.

May 28, 2023
Dr. Patrick is a superior clinician - he listened to our questions and answered each and every one. We left with a greater understanding of our problem. THAT is the point!

May 15, 2023
Dr. Patrick is a fantastic, knowledgeable doctor. He has helped me to walk again.

April 8, 2023
Dr Patrick is now one of my favorite specialist! His caring and patience in my care was phenomenal. Beyond kind and professional besides his excellent knowledge on my knee!!

April 1, 2023
Dr Patrick and his team are fantastic

March 18, 2023

March 11, 2023
Excellent all the way through although I think there should be some form of pain management for removal of pins on external fixators.

April 2, 2022

April 2, 2022
I was impressed by the clear and complete explanations he gave.

April 2, 2022
Very good

Clinical Profile


  • Orthopaedic Surgery


Areas of Interest

  • Bone fracture repair
  • Fractures
  • Traumatic Injury


  • 2022
    Comparable outcomes with intramedullary nail and plate constructs for Schatzker VI tibial plateau fractures.
    European journal of orthopaedic surgery & traumatology : orthopedie traumatologie. [DOI] 10.1007/s00590-022-03326-8. [PMID] 35802263.
    PubMed  | Publisher's Site 
  • 2022
    Periprosthetic humerus fractures after shoulder arthroplasty: an evaluation of available classification systems.
    Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery. 31(10):2034-2042. [DOI] 10.1016/j.jse.2022.04.011. [PMID] 35562034.
    PubMed  | Publisher's Site 
  • 2021
    Influence of Thoracic Kyphosis on Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Outcomes.
    The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 29(19):840-847. [DOI] 10.5435/JAAOS-D-20-01368. [PMID] 33999909.
    1 citation  | PubMed  | Publisher's Site 
  • 2021
    The role of bone marrow microRNA (miR) in erythropoietic dysfunction after severe trauma.
    Surgery. 169(5):1206-1212. [DOI] 10.1016/j.surg.2020.11.029. [PMID] 33413921.
    PubMed  | Publisher's Site 
  • 2020
    Anatomical and reverse shoulder arthroplasty utilizing a single implant system with a platform stem: A prospective observational study with midterm follow-up.
    Shoulder & elbow. 12(5):330-337. [DOI] 10.1177/1758573219840675. [PMID] 33123222.
    3 citations  | PubMed  | Publisher's Site 
  • 2020
    Can an Integrative Care Approach Improve Physical Function Trajectories after Orthopaedic Trauma? A Randomized Controlled Trial.
    Clinical orthopaedics and related research. 478(4):792-804. [DOI] 10.1097/CORR.0000000000001140. [PMID] 32032087.
    5 citations  | PubMed  | Publisher's Site 
  • 2020
    Shoulder arthroplasty in solid organ transplant patients: a retrospective, match paired analysis.
    Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery. 29(12):2548-2555. [DOI] 10.1016/j.jse.2020.03.035. [PMID] 33190755.
    3 citations  | PubMed  | Publisher's Site 
  • 2020
    Tranexamic acid use is associated with lower transfusion rates in shoulder arthroplasty patients with preoperative anaemia.
    Shoulder & elbow. 12(1 Suppl):61-69. [DOI] 10.1177/1758573219841058. [PMID] 33343717.
    2 citations  | PubMed  | Publisher's Site 
  • 2020
    Vitamin D status is associated with hepcidin and hemoglobin concentrations in patients with severe traumatic injury.
    The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 89(6):1124-1130. [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000002895. [PMID] 32769953.
    1 citation  | PubMed  | Publisher's Site 
  • 2019
    Management of infected shoulder arthroplasty: a comparison of treatment strategies.
    Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery. 28(9):1658-1665. [DOI] 10.1016/j.jse.2019.03.001. [PMID] 31208895.
    6 citations  | PubMed  | Publisher's Site 
  • 2018
    An integrated-delivery-of-care approach to improve patient reported physical function and mental wellbeing after orthopedic trauma: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.
    Trials. 19(1). [DOI] 10.1186/s13063-017-2430-5. [PMID] 29325583.
    8 citations  | PubMed  | Publisher's Site 
  • 2018
    Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System Outcome Measures and Mental Health in Orthopaedic Trauma Patients During Early Recovery
    Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. 32(9):467-473. [DOI] 10.1097/BOT.0000000000001245. [PMID] 30130305.
    19 citations  | PubMed  | Publisher's Site 
  • 2017
    Multivariate Analysis of Blood Transfusion Rates After Shoulder Arthroplasty.
    Journal of surgical orthopaedic advances. 26(1):40-47. [PMID] 28459423.
    6 citations  | PubMed 
  • 2017
    Perioperative Factors Affecting the Length of Hospitalization After Shoulder Arthroplasty.
    Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Global research & reviews. 1(6). [DOI] 10.5435/JAAOSGlobal-D-17-00026. [PMID] 30211358.
    2 citations  | PubMed  | Publisher's Site 


  • June 2017 - February 2019
    Miscellaneous Donors Project - Patrick
    Role: Principal Investigator


  • Residency - Orthopaedics
    2014 - University of Florida
  • Internship - Orthopaedics
    2010 - University of Florida
  • Medical Degree
    2009 - Medical University of South Carolina
  • Bachelor's Degree
    2005 - Clemson University

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