Matthew Wert is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine at New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, Wert Orthopedics and Sports Medicine and Atlantic Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. He is recognized for his expertise in treatment of the knee, shoulder, and joint injuries.


Matthew Wert, MD

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

Dr. Wert is a dual fellowship-trained, orthopaedic surgeon specializing in arthroscopic surgery, sports medicine and cartilage repair and restoration. Dr. Wert was an orthopaedic 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.

Clinically Dr. Wert understands the importance of incorporating a multidisciplinary approach to treatment, and works with his patients to develop alternative exercise programs and utilizes innovative therapies to speed up the recovery process safely. 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 and looks forward to continuing to keep New York’s athletic and Orthopedic population at the top of their game.

Honors and Awards

Director of Sports Medicine at Wert Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Former Director of Sports Medicine NY Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist
Suny Upstate Honors Graduate
Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society


Professional Society Memberships

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
Brooklyn Orthopedic Society

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"You can tell Dr. Wert genuinely cares about his patients, and truly wants to help in every way he can. There is no doubt he is a well-informed specialist and knows what he is doing! Having recently gotten a knee surgery from Dr. Wert, I can say he made me feel safe and comfortable each step of the way. I highly recommend seeing him if you want a doctor who is going to be honest, passionate about his work, kind to all his patients and an expert in orthopedics." -
Valentyna P.

"Dr.Wert and his team are the best ! Dr.Wert did both (rt.knee & rt.shoulder) arthroscopy and he did a GREAT job ! His assistant Eli is very caring as well as very understanding. Umer gives you good advice and he is also very understanding. Thank you All ! I will highly recommend." -
Meesha P.

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