Biography

Dr. Matthew Jordan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Dr. Jordan is an orthopaedic surgeon with special interest in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery. He believes in highly individualized, innovative, patient centered care in order to achieve predictable results and get patients back to a healthy active lifestyle.

Dr. Jordan is a native of the North Houston community. He grew up in Conroe, TX where he attended Oak Ridge High School. He then went on to San Antonio, TX to earn a bachelors degree at Trinity University. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas located in the Texas Medical Center and completed his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Texas A&M/Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple, TX. Following residency, Dr. Jordan came back to Houston to complete his fellowship training in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine.

During his training, Dr. Jordan has cared for athletes at all levels of competition from high school to the professional level and has performed all aspects of hand surgery from minimally invasive arthroscopic techniques to complex upper extremity reconstruction.

He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is a board-eligible candidate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Jordans’s special interests include treatment of acute and chronic hand and wrist disorders. He believes in an evidence-based and multidisciplinary approach to each patient. Dr. Jordan treats a wide variety of orthopedic injuries and conditions including:

  • Hand: Carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, ganglion cyst, Dupuytren’s, base of the thumb arthritis, fractures, sports injuries, tendon lacerations, and nail bed injuries.
  • Wrist: Wrist arthroscopy, De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis, Distal Radius fractures, scaphoid fractures, TFCC tears, and wrist arthritis surgery.
  • Elbow: Tommy John surgery, Elbow arthroscopy, Tennis elbow, Golfers elbow, biceps tear, radial nerve compression, ulnar nerve compression, elbow trauma, contracture release, and total elbow replacement.
  • General orthopedic care – Shoulder injuries and arthritis, Knee injuries and arthritis, Sports injuries, Fracture care, Disorders of the foot and ankle

 

Education

Undergraduate Degree
Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas
Medical School
University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, Texas
Internship
Scott & White Memorial Hospital/Texas A&M HSC, Temple, Texas
Residency
Orthopedic Surgery, Scott & White Memorial Hospital/Texas A&M HSC, Temple, Texas
Fellowship
Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Areas of Interests

Clinical Interests

  • Hand: Carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, ganglion cyst, Dupuytren’s, base of the thumb arthritis, fractures, sports injuries, tendon lacerations, and nail bed injuries.
  • Wrist: Wrist arthroscopy, De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis, Distal Radius fractures, scaphoid fractures, TFCC tears, and wrist arthritis surgery.
  • Elbow: Tommy John surgery, Elbow arthroscopy, Tennis elbow, Golfers elbow, biceps tear, radial nerve compression, ulnar nerve compression, elbow trauma, contracture release, and total elbow replacement.
  • General orthopedic care – Shoulder injuries and arthritis, Knee injuries and arthritis, Sports injuries, Fracture care, Disorders of the foot and ankle

Publications

Publication Information

Peer-Reviewed Publications
1. Maillard RA, Jordan ME, Beasley D, Barret A, Lee, J Ching: Long Range Communication in the Envelope Protein Domain III and its Effect on the Resistance of West Nile Virus to Antibody-mediated Neutralization. Journal of Biological Chemistry 2008 Jan 4;283(1):613-22.

Abstracts
1. Jordan, ME, Kaplan, HB. Identification of the causative organisms in diabetic foot infections. American Society for Microbiology/Texas Chapter Annual Meeting. Huntsville, TX, 2007. Poster Presentation.

2. Jordan ME, Reilly J, Jupiter D, Brennan K, Hitt KD, Chaput CD. Body mass index in relation to total hip arthroplasty complications. Western Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting. Squaw Valley, CA, 2013. Poster Presentation.

3. Wilson T, Jordan ME, Jupiter D, Allen BC, Chaput CD. Local soft tissue thickness as a significant risk factor for complications after total hip arthroplasty. Southern Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting. Avon, CO. 2014. Podium presentation. Winner of Resident Research Award.

4. Wilson T, Jordan ME, Jupiter D, Allen BC, Chaput CD. . Local soft tissue thickness as a significant risk factor for complications after total hip arthroplasty. American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, NV. 2015. Podium presentation.