Frederick A. Matsen III M.D.
Patient Ratings and Reviews
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I already gave him a new patient
Dr. Matsen and his whole team are great. I have already recommended them to others.
Dr Matsen, very kind and caring.
Dr Matsen was great! Answered all my questions in a straightforward manner!
Dr. Matsen and [...], were excellent about explaining In detail my questions they show true concern for my condition and the final outcome.
Alway's have felt my Dr & staff have my best Interest in the care I've received.
There isn't anything I would recommend for improvement. Dr Matsen and his team were excellent.
I found the doctor and the PA to be very helpful and caring
*Dr. Matsen is surely the best.
[...] & Dr. Matsen are the best! They have my care & health as a priority. [...]
Dr. Rick Matsen & [...] are wonderful.
[...] Dr. Matsen was honest in assessment and explaining what might be in my future, if current status progresses or becomes more limiting and painful. [...]
Dr. Matsen was particularly gracious and understanding.
Dr. Matsen III was extremely competent, caring and concerned about my condition.
Dr. Matsen and his professionalism, expertise, and supportiveness.
Dr. Matsen is a great doctor.
I enjoy working with [...] Dr. Matsen.
Dr. Matsen & his team were very helpful.
Just keep communicating or over communicating findings, changes, or reschedules.
No suggestions, but everyone I saw, [...], and Dr. Matsen, was fantastic
About Frederick A. Matsen III
Frederick A. Matsen III, M.D. is an internationally recognized expert in reconstructive shoulder surgery.
Dr. Matsen earned his M.D. at Baylor University in Texas and served his internship at Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore along with two years as a clinical associate at the National Institutes of Health.
His clinical interests include shoulder reconstructive surgery for arthritis, major rotator cuff deficiencies and failed prior shoulder surgeries. His goal is individualizing treatment to the specific needs of each of his patients. He pioneered the ‘ream and run’ procedure for patients desiring a high level of physical activity and wishing to avoid the potential risks of a plastic socket and bone cement.
Dr. Matsen feels most fortunate to be at UW and able to offer his patients a team of experienced professionals who continue to pioneer innovations in patient care.
Dr. Matsen enjoys his growing family, outdoor recreation and music.
Education and Training
Baylor College of Medicine