Matthew Oetgen, MD Division Chief, Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

92 Patient/Family Ratings
About Our Patient Satisfaction Scores

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

4.6 out of 5 (Likelihood to recommend)


Languages Spoken

  • English


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

National Provider ID: 1982881785

This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has a working relationship (i.e. consulting, research, and/or educational services) with the companies listed below. These relations have been reported to the health system leadership and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts.

Outside Interests

  • Globus Medical, Inc. 
  • K2M, Inc.
  •  Medtronic



Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Orthopaedics, 2009
    Texas Scottish Rite Hospital
  • Residency Program, Orthopedic Surgery, 2008
    Yale-New Haven Hospital Inc
  • Internship Program, Orthopedic Surgery, 2004
    Yale-New Haven Hospital Inc
  • MD, 2003
    Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • BS, 1995
    Boston College
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Matthew Oetgen

Patient story

Austin's Story

"People always tell me 'You're so strong, I don't know how you got through it.' I like to say that you never know how strong you are or what you are capable of until you have no choice but to be strong." 



Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Core needle biopsies of musculoskeletal tumors potential pitfalls

(2008) Orthopedics

Does vertebral endplate morphology influence outcomes in lumbar total disc arthroplasty Part II Clinical and radiographic results as evaluated utilizing the VEYBR classification

(2008) SAS Journal

Nonoperative treatment of common finger injuries

(2008) Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine.

Revision total hip arthroplasty using the Zweymuller femoral stem

(2008) Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

Trigger finger etiology evaluation and treatment

(0001) Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine.

View publications on PubMed

Healing Growing Kids

The orthopaedic team fixed Jard's femur in the most innovative way possible

Healing Growing Kids

Lindsey's Story

Patient story

"What sustained us through everything was the knowledge that Lindsey was getting the absolute best care available in the entire region, and the network of folks who comprise the Children's National family."

Read More of Lindsey's Story