BIOGRAPHY
Name

Matthew Wells, MD

Biography

Matthew grew up in New Jersey before obtaining his undergraduate degree at The College of New Jersey. He attended medical school at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Pennsylvania before starting residency in Orthopedic Surgery in El Paso, Texas. Post-residency plans are to continue his education with a fellowship in Musculoskeletal Oncology or Joint Reconstruction. He enjoys spending time with his family, working out and reading books.

Topics

Humerus Fracture

Humerus fractures vary in morphology and location which dictate treatment necessary. There are many humeral shaft fractures and proximal humerus fractures that can heal without the need for surgery. After... Continue Reading

Hand Fractures

Fractures of the hand and fingers are among the most commonly reported injuries experienced among the general population. Broken hands, dislocated fingers, tendon lacerations, and nailbed injuries are some of... Continue Reading

Distal Fibula Fracture

The fibula is the smaller of the two bones between the knee and ankle. It is lateral to the larger “shin” bone, also known as the tibia. The lateral malleolus... Continue Reading