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

4.8 out of 5 (58 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
  • Jumpers 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
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Procedures I perform

  • Damaged Knee Cartilage Removal
  • Total Knee Replacement Age Greater Than 50
  • Total Knee Replacement Age Less Than 50
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Practice locations

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

410-554-2155

Fax 410-554-2084

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

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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

    4.9
  • Provider listened carefully

    4.8
  • Provider gave easy to understand instructions

    5.0
  • Provider knew medical history

    4.8
  • Provider showed respect

    4.9
  • Provider spent enough time with patient

    4.7
  • Nov 3, 2020

    Workman's Comp consult.

  • Mar 3, 2020

    Doctor was an independent evaluator.

  • Feb 4, 2020

    Care provider were very courtesy and understanding.