Dr. Matthew Wert

Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Matthew Wert is an attending Orthopedic surgeon, current Director of Sports Medicine at Wert Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, and former Director of Sports Medicine at New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. 

Dr. Wert is a dual fellowship-trained, orthopedic surgeon specializing in arthroscopic surgery, sports medicine and cartilage repair and restoration. Dr. Wert was an orthopedic resident at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center. He completed his residency at New York Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital where he served as chief resident. Dr. Wert went on to complete a sports medicine fellowship at the prestigious Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Center in Jackson, Mississippi, and Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. In addition, Dr. Wert was chosen for the International Cartilage Repair Society Traveling Fellowship, where he worked alongside world-renowned surgeons in Europe.

As a fellow in Jackson and New Orleans, Dr. Wert was fortunate enough to train with some of the most respected Arthroscopic surgeons in America and three past presidents of the Arthroscopic Association of North America. As a fellow in the International Cartilage Repair Society traveling fellowship, Dr. Wert was able to work with one of the most renowned group of knee surgeons in Europe.

Dr. Wert specializes in the arthroscopic minimally invasive treatment of shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, and ankle injuries, with the highest importance on protecting repairing, and restoring the patient’s native cartilage.

Dr. Wert is a New York native who has extensive experience treating pediatric to professional athletes.

His Professional Society Memberships include the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS). American Orthopedic Association (AOA), Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), International Cartilage Repair Society, and Brooklyn Orthopedic Society.


MHP provides effective treatment for sports injuries, musculoskeletal conditions, degenerative arthritis, and other related problems.