Leslie S. Matthews, MD| Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Sports Medicine | MedStar Health

Leslie S. Matthews, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.8 out of 5 (70 reviews)

Specialities: Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Languages: English

About me

Medical Director, MedStar Orthopaedics; Chief of Orthopaedics, MedStar Union Memorial Hospital; Director, Residency Program; MedStar Union Memorial Hospital

Dr. Matthews is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon, fellowship trained in sports medicine. Dr. Matthews specializes in reconstructive knee and shoulder surgery and sports medicine.

Dr. Matthews is a past president of The Arthroscopy Association of North America. He remains active in a number of professional societies including The Society of Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, The American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine and The American Orthopedic Association.

Leslie Matthews, MD, named 2015 "Top Docs" by Baltimore Magazine for general orthopaedics.

Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Achilles Tendon Injury
  • Achilles Tendon Tear
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Achilles Tendonosis
  • Acromioclavicular Fracture
  • Acromioclavicular Joint Separation
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Dislocation
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Impingement
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Pain
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Strain
  • Ankle Tendon Tear
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury
  • Anterior Tibialis Tendon Tear
  • Arm Fracture
  • Arm Injury
  • Arm Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis Of Knee
  • Athletic Pubalgia
  • Avascular Necrosis Of The Arm
  • Bicep Injury
  • Bicep Pain
  • Bicep Tear
  • Biceps Tendonitis
  • Bucket Handle Meniscus Tear
  • Bursitis
  • Bursitis Of The Elbow
  • Bursitis, Subcutaneous Tendo Achilles
  • Calcific Tendonitis
  • Calf Muscle Injury
  • Calf Pain
  • Cartilage Injury
  • Charcot Foot
  • Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome
  • Chronic Muscle Injury
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Comminuted Fracture
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Compound Fracture
  • Degenerative Joint Disease Of The Foot
  • Degenerative Joint Disease Of The Hand
  • Degenerative Joint Disease Of The Hip
  • Degenerative Joint Disease Of The Knee
  • Degenerative Joint Disease Of The Shoulder
  • Degenerative Joint Disease Of The Spine
  • Degenerative Joint Disease Of The Symphysis
  • Dislocated Patella
  • Distal Radial Fracture
  • Elbow Bone Spur
  • Elbow Dislocation
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injury
  • Elbow Osteoarthritis
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Tendonitis
  • Epicondylitis
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fibula Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Osteoarthritis
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Tendon Tear
  • Forearm Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastrocnemius Injury
  • Gluteal Injury
  • Gluteus Medius Tear
  • Hamstring Injury
  • Hand Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Abductor Tear
  • Hip Click
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Pain Under Age 60
  • Hip Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Hypothenar Hammer Syndrome
  • Joint Dislocation
  • Jumper's Knee
  • Knee Clunk Syndrome
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injury
  • Knee Instability
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Pain For Patients Aged Younger Than 60
  • Knee Tendonitis
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament Tear
  • Lateral Epicondylitis
  • Leg Fracture
  • Leg Injury
  • Leg Pain
  • Ligament Injury
  • Ligament Tear
  • Locking Knee
  • Loose Body In The Knee
  • Malunion Fracture Of The Foot
  • Malunion Fracture Of The Hand
  • Malunion Fracture Of The Lower Extremity
  • Malunion Fracture Of The Spine
  • Malunion Fracture Of The Upper Extremity
  • Medial Collateral Ligament Injury Of The Knee
  • Medial Epicondylitis
  • Meniscal Tear, Age Greater Than 50
  • Meniscal Tear, Age Less Than 50
  • Meniscus Injury
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Multiple Ligament Knee Injury
  • Non Displaced Fracture
  • Non-Displaced Fracture Of Radius
  • Non-Displaced Fracture Of Ulna
  • Nonunion Fracture
  • Osteochondral Lesions Of The Foot And Ankle
  • Osteochondral Lesions Of The Hand And Wrist
  • Osteochondral Lesions Of The Lower Extremities
  • Osteochondral Lesions Of The Upper Extremities
  • Osteonecrosis Of The Foot
  • Osteonecrosis Of The Hand
  • Osteonecrosis Of The Knee
  • Overuse Injury
  • Overuse Injury Of The Ankle
  • Paratenonitis
  • Patella Dislocation
  • Patella Injury
  • Patellar Instability
  • Patellar Tendon Rupture
  • Patellofemoral Injury
  • Patellofemoral Syndrome
  • Pectoral Muscle Injury
  • Pectoralis Major Tendon Injury
  • Pelvis Osteoarthritis
  • Peroneal Tendon Tear
  • Peroneal Tendonitis
  • Persistent Pain After Orthopedic Surgery
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Tear
  • Posterolateral Corner Injury
  • Proximal Humerus Fractures
  • Proximal Ulnar Fracture
  • Quadrangular Space Syndrome
  • Quadricep Injury
  • Radial Fracture
  • Repetitive Stress Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Disorders
  • Rotator Cuff Impingement
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Running Injury
  • Scapular Dyskinesis
  • Separated Shoulder
  • Sesamoiditis
  • Shin Splints
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Osteoarthritis
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Strain
  • Snapping Hip Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Injury
  • Spine Osteoarthritis
  • Sports Related Ankle Injury
  • Sports Related Foot Injury
  • Sports Related Injury
  • Stress Fracture Of The Radius
  • Stress Fractures
  • Synovial Chondromatosis
  • Synovitis
  • Tarsal Coalition
  • Tendinitis Of The Hand
  • Tendinitis Of The Wrist
  • Tendinosis
  • Tendon Injury
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Throwing Injury
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Tibial Spine Fracture
  • Tibial Tendonitis
  • Toe Fracture
  • Tricep Injury
  • Twisted Ankle
  • Ulnar Fracture
  • Ulnar Nerve Injury
  • Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Wrist Dislocation
  • Wrist Pain
Show All Show Less

Procedures I perform

  • Damaged Knee Cartilage Removal
  • Total Knee Replacement, Age Greater Than 50
  • Total Knee Replacement, Age Less Than 50
Show All button Press enter to expand Show Less

Practice locations

Distance from Change LocationEnter your Location

3333 North Calvert Street
Johnston Professional Bldg Ste 400
Baltimore, MD, 21218

410-554-6645

Fax 410-554-2084

Get Directions

miles away

Fax 410-554-2084

Insurance

MedStar Medical Group accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Medical Group, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna HMO
    • Open POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open HMO
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Network OA
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • Optimum Choice
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • Tricare Prime
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • United Student Resources
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • First Health PPO
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Tricare Standard

Videos

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship Program: Massachusetts General Hospital (1982)

Residency Program: Johns Hopkins Hospital (1981)

Residency Program: Johns Hopkins Hospital (1978)

Internship Program: Johns Hopkins Hospital (1977)

Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine (1976)

Awards

  • Baltimore magazine Top Doctor 2015

Hospital affiliations

Ratings and reviews

  • Provider explained things understandably

    4.8
  • Provider listened carefully

    4.8
  • Provider knew medical history

    4.8
  • Provider showed respect

    4.9
  • Provider spent enough time with patient

    4.7
  • Sep 14, 2022

    Dr. Leslie was kind & concerned. Made me feel at ease.

  • Jun 1, 2022

    Dr. Matthews was fantastic. It was an IME visit so he couldn't speak much on a plan for treatment. He was very caring.

  • Feb 28, 2022

    Excellent doctor.