University of Health Sciences School of Medicine
INSEL University Hospital
Internship & Residency
St. Lukes Des Peres Hospital
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Dr. Matthew D. Collard joined Orthopedic Specialists in 2007.
Head of Orthopedic Surgery – St. Lukes Des Peres Hospital
Medical Director – Ambulatory Surgery Center of Chesterfield
Board President – Timberlake Surgery Center
Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery – St. Louis Des Peres Hospital
He is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine, minimally invasive arthroscopic procedures, hand and upper extremity treatment and surgery, as well as joint replacements of the shoulder, hip, and knee. Dr. Collard’s practice focuses on both conservative treatment and surgical options when indicated.
Dr. Collard was born and raised in Webb City, Missouri. He received his undergraduate at the University of Missouri-Columbia, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry before being admitted to the University of Health Sciences School of Medicine. After graduating with honors, Dr. Collard completed his orthopedic residency at Des Peres Hospital. His residency included one year of trauma training at a St. Louis University Hospital and pediatric orthopedic training at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center.
Displaying strong leadership throughout his residency, Dr. Collard served as Chief Intern, Trauma Chief, and in his final year, Chief Resident. He was selected and awarded an international fellowship in orthopedic surgery at Insel Hospital in Berne, Switzerland further shaping his skills in the treatment of upper and lower extremity injuries.
He currently serves as Chief of Orthopedics at St. Lukes Des Peres hospital, President of the Medical Staff at Orthopedic Ambulatory Surgery Center of Chesterfield, and Governor, Board President at Timberlake Surgery Center.
AO Fellowship Trained
Sports Medicine/Adult Trauma
Minimally Invasive Total Joint Replacement (Shoulder, Hip & Knee)
Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery