Travis Matheney

Travis Matheney, MD, MLA

Orthopedic Surgeon

Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School

"I believe everyone should have a chance at the best possible medical care. I am committed to working very hard every day in order to provide that care."

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Hip Preservation Surgery
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Trauma
  • Orthopedics

Departments

  • Orthopedic Center
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Languages

  • English

Programs

  • Cerebral Palsy Program
  • Child and Young Adult Hip Preservation Program
  • General Orthopedic Program
  • Orthopedic Trauma Program
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Experience and Education

Education

Biology

Indiana University, 1991

Bloomington, Indiana

Medicine

Dartmouth Medical School, 1996-2000

Hanover, New Hampshire

Biology, Cardiovascular Disease

Harvard University Extension School, 1996

Cambridge, Massachusetts

General Surgery

Massachusetts General Hospital, 2000-2001

Boston, MA

Orthopedic Surgery

Harvard Combined Orthopedic Residency Program, 2001-2005

Boston, MA

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Boston Children's Hospital, 2005-2006

Boston, MA

Professional History

Dr. Travis Matheney’s primary clinical and research interest is the diagnosis and treatment of hip problems in children and adults. He also has a strong interest in pediatric orthopedic trauma and is a faculty member of the AO Foundation, the original international orthopedic trauma association. He is one of 12 instructors for their Pediatric Orthopaedic Trauma course in North America.

Publications

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  1. Upasani VV, Bomar JD, Matheney TH, Sankar WN, Mulpuri K, Price CT, Moseley CF, Kelley SP, Narayanan U, Clarke NM, Wedge JH, Castañeda P, Kasser JR, Foster BK, Herrera-Soto JA, Cundy PJ, Williams N, Mubarak SJ. Evaluation of Brace Treatment for Infant Hip Dislocation in a Prospective Cohort: Defining the Success Rate and Variables Associated with Failure. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2016 Jul 20; 98(14):1215-21.
  2. Shore BJ, Powell D, Miller PE, Matheney TH, Snyder BD. Acetabular and femoral remodeling after varus derotational osteotomy in cerebral palsy: the effect of age and Gross Motor Function Classification Level. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2016 Jul; 25(4):322-30.
  3. Mulpuri K, Schaeffer EK, Andrade J, Sankar WN, Williams N, Matheney TH, Mubarak SJ, Cundy PJ, Price CT. What Risk Factors and Characteristics Are Associated With Late-presenting Dislocations of the Hip in Infants? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2016 May; 474(5):1131-7.
  4. Matheney T, Zaltz I, Kim YJ, Schoenecker P, Millis M, Podeszwa D, Zurakowski D, Beaulé P, Clohisy J. Activity Level and Severity of Dysplasia Predict Age at Bernese Periacetabular Osteotomy for Symptomatic Hip Dysplasia. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2016 Apr 20; 98(8):665-71.
  5. Shore BJ, Zurakowski D, Dufreny C, Powell D, Matheney TH, Snyder BD. Proximal Femoral Varus Derotation Osteotomy in Children with Cerebral Palsy: The Effect of Age, Gross Motor Function Classification System Level, and Surgeon Volume on Surgical Success. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2015 Dec 16; 97(24):2024-31.
  6. Hoellwarth JS, Kim YJ, Millis MB, Kasser JR, Zurakowski D, Matheney TH. Medial versus anterior open reduction for developmental hip dislocation in age-matched patients. J Pediatr Orthop. 2015 Jan; 35(1):50-6.
  7. Shore BJ, Glotzbecker MP, Zurakowski D, Gelbard E, Hedequist DJ, Matheney TH. Acute compartment syndrome in children and teenagers with tibial shaft fractures: incidence and multivariable risk factors. J Orthop Trauma. 2013 Nov; 27(11):616-21.
  8. Sankar WN, Matheney TH, Zaltz I. Femoroacetabular impingement: current concepts and controversies. Orthop Clin North Am. 2013 Oct; 44(4):575-89.
  9. Matheney T. How to choose the right patient for correction of acetabular dysplasia after skeletal maturity. J Pediatr Orthop. 2013 Jul-Aug; 33 Suppl 1:S13-20.
  10. Jarrett DY, Matheney T, Kleinman PK. Imaging SCFE: diagnosis, treatment and complications. Pediatr Radiol. 2013 Mar; 43 Suppl 1:S71-82.
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  12. Matheney T, Sandell L, Foucher K, Lamontagne M, Grodzinsky AJ, Peters CL. Motion analysis, cartilage mechanics, and biology in femoroacetabular impingement: current understanding and areas of future research. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2013; 21 Suppl 1:S27-32.
  13. Glotzbecker MP, Shore B, Matheney T, Gold M, Hedequist D. Alternative technique for open reduction and fixation of displaced pediatric medial epicondyle fractures: author response to letter to the editor. J Child Orthop. 2012 Jul; 6(3):257.
  14. Glotzbecker MP, Shore B, Matheney T, Gold M, Hedequist D. Alternative technique for open reduction and fixation of displaced pediatric medial epicondyle fractures. J Child Orthop. 2012 Jun; 6(2):105-9.
  15. DiFazio R, Vessey J, Zurakowski D, Hresko MT, Matheney T. Incidence of skin complications and associated charges in children treated with hip spica casts for femur fractures. J Pediatr Orthop. 2011 Jan-Feb; 31(1):17-22.
  16. Kruppa C, Goericke SL, Matheney T, Ozokyay L, Schildhauer TA, Muhr G, Dudda M. [Blunt force injuries due to martial arts in children--a diagnostic problem? Delayed diagnosis of an infected hematoma]. Unfallchirurg. 2010 Oct; 113(10):866-9.
  17. Matheney T, Kim YJ, Zurakowski D, Matero C, Millis M. Intermediate to long-term results following the bernese periacetabular osteotomy and predictors of clinical outcome: surgical technique. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010 Sep; 92 Suppl 1 Pt 2:115-29.
  18. Kocher MS, Sink EL, Blasier RD, Luhmann SJ, Mehlman CT, Scher DM, Matheney T, Sanders JO, Watters WC, Goldberg MJ, Keith MW, Haralson RH, Turkelson CM, Wies JL, Sluka P, McGowan R. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons clinical practice guideline on treatment of pediatric diaphyseal femur fracture. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010 Jul 21; 92(8):1790-2.
  19. Jäger M, Behringer M, Zilkens C, Matheney T, Krauspe R. Initial increased wear debris of XLPE-Al2O3 bearing in total hip arthroplasties. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2010 Dec; 130(12):1481-6.
  20. Kocher MS, Sink EL, Blasier RD, Luhmann SJ, Mehlman CT, Scher DM, Matheney T, Sanders JO, Watters WC, Goldberg MJ, Keith MW, Haralson RH, Turkelson CM, Wies JL, Sluka P, Hitchcock K. Treatment of pediatric diaphyseal femur fractures. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2009 Nov; 17(11):718-25.
  21. Matheney T, Kim YJ, Zurakowski D, Matero C, Millis M. Intermediate to long-term results following the Bernese periacetabular osteotomy and predictors of clinical outcome. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009 Sep; 91(9):2113-23.
  22. Rebello G, Zilkens C, Dudda M, Matheney T, Kim YJ. Triple pelvic osteotomy in complex hip dysplasia seen in neuromuscular and teratologic conditions. J Pediatr Orthop. 2009 Sep; 29(6):527-34.
  23. Kocher MS, Kasser JR, Waters PM, Bae D, Snyder BD, Hresko MT, Hedequist D, Karlin L, Kim YJ, Murray MM, Millis MB, Emans JB, Dichtel L, Matheney T, Lee BM. Lateral entry compared with medial and lateral entry pin fixation for completely displaced supracondylar humeral fractures in children. A randomized clinical trial. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007 Apr; 89(4):706-12.
  24. Mukamal KJ, Jadhav PP, D'Agostino RB, Massaro JM, Mittleman MA, Lipinska I, Sutherland PA, Matheney T, Levy D, Wilson PW, Ellison RC, Silbershatz H, Muller JE, Tofler GH. Alcohol consumption and hemostatic factors: analysis of the Framingham Offspring cohort. Circulation. 2001 Sep 18; 104(12):1367-73.
  25. Stec JJ, Silbershatz H, Tofler GH, Matheney TH, Sutherland P, Lipinska I, Massaro JM, Wilson PF, Muller JE, D'Agostino RB. Association of fibrinogen with cardiovascular risk factors and cardiovascular disease in the Framingham Offspring Population. Circulation. 2000 Oct 3; 102(14):1634-8.
  26. Kerrigan CL, Collins ED, Kneeland TS, Voigtlaender D, Moncur MM, Matheney TH, Grove MR, Tosteson AN. Measuring health state preferences in women with breast hypertrophy. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2000 Aug; 106(2):280-8.
  27. Welty FK, Mittleman MA, Wilson PW, Sutherland PA, Matheney TH, Lipinska I, Muller JE, Levy D, Tofler GH. Hypobetalipoproteinemia is associated with low levels of hemostatic risk factors in the Framingham offspring population. Circulation. 1997 Feb 18; 95(4):825-30.
  28. Gebara OC, Mittleman MA, Sutherland P, Lipinska I, Matheney T, Xu P, Welty FK, Wilson PW, Levy D, Muller JE, et al. Association between increased estrogen status and increased fibrinolytic potential in the Framingham Offspring Study. Circulation. 1995 Apr 1; 91(7):1952-8.
  29. Jäger M, Zilkens C, Bittersohl B, Matheney T, Kozina G, Blondin D, Krauspe R. Efficiency of iloprost treatment for osseous malperfusion. Int Orthop. 2011 May; 35(5):761-5.
  30. Sankar WN, Vanderhave KL, Matheney T, Herrera-Soto JA, Karlen JW. The modified Dunn procedure for unstable slipped capital femoral epiphysis: a multicenter perspective. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Apr 3; 95(7):585-91.
  31. Bixby SD, Jarrett DY, Matheney T, Johnston P, Kasser J, Kleinman PK. Unilateral subtalar coalition: contralateral sustentaculum tali morphology. Radiology. 2010 Dec; 257(3):830-5.
  32. Lee CB, Matheney T, Yen YM. Case reports: acetabular damage after mild slipped capital femoral epiphysis. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Jul; 471(7):2163-72.
  33. Upasani VV, Matheney TH, Spencer SA, Kim YJ, Millis MB, Kasser JR. Complications after modified Dunn osteotomy for the treatment of adolescent slipped capital femoral epiphysis. J Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Oct-Nov; 34(7):661-7.
  34. Sankar WN, Gornitzky AL, Clarke NM, Herrera-Soto JA, Kelley SP, Matheney T, Mulpuri K, Schaeffer EK, Upasani VV, Williams N, Price CT. Closed Reduction for Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip: Early-term Results From a Prospective, Multicenter Cohort. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Nov 11.
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