Biography

Dr. Matthew Mays is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

Dr. Mays received his undergraduate degree from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. He attended medical school at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. After completing residency at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Dr. Mays went on to complete a Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, and Reconstructive Surgery fellowship at the Southern California Orthopedic Institute in Van Nuys, California.

Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and Subspecialty Certified in Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Dr. Mays specializes in Sports Medicine with an emphasis on the minimally invasive treatment of shoulder, hip, and knee injuries. Currently, Dr. Mays is Team Physician for Bellaire High School, serves as Director of Sports Medicine Division for UT Ortho, and is also one of the Team Physicians for The Sugar Land Skeeters.

Dr. Mays is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. A firm believer in giving back, Dr. Mays frequently volunteers for mission trips to Latin America.

Education

Undergraduate Degree
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
Medical School
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, Texas
Residency
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, Texas
Fellowship
Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, and Reconstructive Surgery, Southern California Orthopaedic Institute, Van Nuys, California

Contact Information

Medical Assistant
Edith Rodgers – Edith.Rodgers@uth.tmc.edu
713.486.7000 Office
713.452.4148 Fax

Areas of Interests

Clinical Interests

Shoulder
All shoulder disorders
SLAP Lesion Repair
Bankart Lesions or Labral Repair
Rotator Cuff Repair
Graft Jacket Rotator Cuff Augmentation for Massive Tears
Bicep Tendon Disorders (Biceps Tenodesis)
AC Joint Injuries / Reconstructions
Dislocations
Anterior and Posterior Instability Surgical Corrections
Shoulder Arthritis and Replacement

Knee
All Sports Injuries
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction / Revision Reconstruction
Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Reconstruction / Revision Reconstruction
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Repair / Reconstruction
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Repair / Reconstruction including Posterior Lateral Corner Repair / Reconstruction
Multi-Ligament Repair / Reconstructions
Osteochondral Autograft / Allograft Transplantation (OATS)
Osteochondral Microfracture
Carticel Reimplantations (ACI) (Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation)
Meniscal Injury (Meniscectomies and Meniscal Repairs)
Patellofemoral Disorders

Hip
Treatment of Greater Trochanteric Bursitis

Elbow
Ulnar Collateral Ligament (UCL) Repair / Reconstruction (Tommy John Procedure)
Ulnar Nerve Transposition
Medial and Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
“Little League” Elbow

Ankle
Ankle Sprains and Fractures
Ankle Arthroscopy

Wrist
Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release

Additional Information

Serves as Chief of Staff for Memorial Hermann First Colony Hospital
Director of Sports Division – UT Ortho Houston
Team Physician- Bellaire High School 2009- Present
Team Physician – Sugar Land Skeeters Baseball Team 2011- Present

Certifications
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery – Board Certified 2009
Orthopedic Sports Medicine Sub-Specialty Certified (Certificate of Additional Qualification) – 2011
Member – Arthroscopy Association of North America – 2006- Present

Presentations
Dr. Mays has given multiple presentations on Shoulder and Knee Arthroscopy at AANA meeting (San Diego), Metcalf Meeting (Sun Valley), Master’s Orthopedist Course (Henderson, NV), and Fellows Course (Las Vegas, NV)