Matthew J. DiPaola MD

Matthew DiPaola

Matthew J. DiPaola
MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Department of Orthopaedics

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Elbow Surgery; General Orthopaedics; Hand Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery; Orthopaedic Surgery; Shoulder Surgery

Contact Information
4949 Harlem Rd
Amherst, New York 14226
Phone: 716-204-2314
Fax: 716-829-2138
mdipaola@buffalo.edu


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Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, Reconstructive Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, University Hospital for Joint Diseases (2009)
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University (2008)
  • Internship, Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University (2004)
  • MD, Cornell University (2003)
  • Neurobiology and Behavior, Cornell University (1998)

Employment:

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Orthopaedics, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (2016-present)
  • Founder, Touch Consult (2010-present)
  • Assistant Professor, Orthopaedics, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine (2009–2016)
  • Director Shoulder and Elbow Service and Orthopaedic Surgical Simulation Laboratory, Dayton VA Medical Center Wright State University (2009–2016)

Awards and Honors:

  • Cornell Tradition Scholarship 1994-1998 (1998)

Grants and Sponsored Research:

  • January 2015–January 2015
    Wright State University Booshoft Medical School, Medical Student Research Grant
    Wright State University Booshoft Medical School
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $2,500
  • January 2007–January 2008
    Sharpe- Strumia Foundation One Year Clinical Research Grant
    Sharpe- Strumia Foundation
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $50,000

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Professional Memberships:

  • Arthritis Foundation, Board Member; Dayton Ohio Representative (2012–2016)
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (2012–present)
  • American Association of Physicians and Surgeons (2010–2013)
  • Dayton Orthopaedic Society (2009–2016)
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society (2004–2008)
  • Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society, Thomas Jefferson University; Resident Representative (2003–2008)

Presentations:

  • "Shoulder Pain in the Primary Care Setting" (2017)
  • "Shoulder Replacement: is it right for you? What does it involve?" (2017)
  • "Do All Rotator Cuff Tears Need Surgery? The when, why and how of rotator cuff surgery" (2017)
  • "Clarifying Shoulder Arthritis" (2017)
  • "Rotator Cuff Tears: A common but confusing problem" ; UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine (2016)
  • "Why Does Your Shoulder Pop: Common causes of shoulder problems in the active patient" ; UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine (2016)
  • "Case Presentation: An Unusual Presentation of Infection after a Non Operatively Treated Proximal Humerus Fracture." Ohio Shoulder and Elbow Society Annual Meeting; Ohio Shoulder and Elbow Society (2016)
  • "Arthritis in the Aging Population: How does shoulder arthritis differ from knee and hip arthritis?" Premier Health Partners and Miami Valley Hospital Musculoskeletal Education Outreach (2014)
  • "Four Part Proximal Humerus Fracture Treated with Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement" Ohio Shoulder and Elbow Society Annual Meeting (2014)
  • "Impact of Scapular Notching on Reverse Shoulder Glenoid Fixation" Orthopedic Research Society Meeting (2013)
  • "Leading a Digital Life in Orthopedics" AAOS Annual Meeting (2013)
  • "Anterior Shoulder Instability Without Bone Loss" Ohio Shoulder and Elbow Society Annual Meeting (2013)
  • "Diagnosing Shoulder Pain: Is MRI Powerful or Pointless" Wright State University Musculoskeletal Medicine Symposium (2012)
  • "The Impact of Scapular Notching on Initial Glenoid Fixation in the Reverse Total Shoulder" Exactech Clinical Evaluators Meeting (2012)
  • "Failed Reverse Total Shoulder" Ohio Shoulder Society Annual Meeting (2012)
  • "Health and Medical Services: Successful Transitioning from Employee to Entrepreneur" Entrepreneurship at Cornell Conference (2011)
  • "Outcomes of Arthroscopic Repair of Panlabral Tears of the Glenohumeral Joint" Arthroscopic Association of North America Annual Meeting (2011)
  • "Outcomes of Arthroscopic Repair of Panlabral Tears of the Glenohumeral Joint" American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting (2011)
  • "Physician knowledge and opinion of the CMS’ Physician Quality Reporting Initiatives (PQRI) as they relate to osteoporosis" National Osteoporosis Foundation’s 8th International Symposium (2009)
  • "Practice Patterns Among Spine Specialists Regarding Metabolic Bone Disorder Screening and Treatment in Spine Fusion and Low Energy Fracture Patients" North American Spine Society Annual Meeting (2008)
  • "Spine Implant Cost Containment: A Survey of Attending Spine Surgeons" North American Spine Society (2008)
  • "A Histological Characterization of the Knee Joint in a Collagen VI Deficient Murine Model" Jefferson Orthopedic Society; Thomas Jefferson University (2008)
  • "A Histological Characterization of the Knee Joint in a Collagen VI Deficient Murine Model" The Orthopedic Research Society (2008)
  • "The Osteoporosis Care of the Fragility Fracture Patient: Can We Do Better?" Orthopaedics Grand Rounds, Thomas Jefferson University (2008)
  • "The Incidence of Unscheduled Cast Change in an Adolescent and Pediatric Population: Etiology and Implications" American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition; AAOP (2007)
  • "Orthopedics as a Career Choice" Medical Student Orthopedic Society; Jefferson Medical College (2007)
  • "Effect of Shoulder Pad Removal on Lumbar Motion in a Global Instability Model." American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine; AOSSM (2007)
  • "Cervical Spine Motion During Application and Removal of the Cervical Orthosis in a Cadaver Mode" American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) Annual Meeting; ASIA (2007)
  • "Cervical Spine Motion in Manual vs. Jackson Table Turning Methods in a Cadaveric Global Instability Model." American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) Annual Meeting; ASIA (2007)
  • "Efficacy of Standard Spineboarding Techniques: Lift-slide and Six-plus Superior to Log Roll" American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) Annual Meeting; ASIA (2007)
  • "Spineboarding Technique Has a Significant Effect on Spine Motion in the Injured Football Player" American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) Annual Meeting; ASIA (2007)
  • "Validation of a Modified Technique for Shoulder Pad Removal in the Spine Injured Football Player." American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) Annual Meeting; ASIA (2007)
  • "Comparing Cervical Spine Motion with Different Halo Devices in a Cadaveric Cervical Instability Model." American Academy of Prosthetists; AAOP (2007)
  • "Efficacy of the Non-Invasive Halo in Cervical Spine Trauma: A Prospective Analysis of Outcomes." American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons; AAOS (2007)
  • "Cervical Spine Instability in a Cadaveric Model: Hand Placement and Spine Boarding Technique Affect Cervical Spine Motion During Spine Boarding" Annual Meeting of the Cervical Spine Research Society; Cervical Spine Research Society (2006)
  • "Cervical Spine Motion in Manual vs. Jackson Table Turning Methods in a Cadaveric Global Instability Model" Annual Meeting of the Cervical Spine Research Society; CSRS (2006)
  • "Comparing Cervical Spine Motion with Different Halo Devices in a Cadaveric Cervical Instability Model" Annual Meeting of the Cervical Spine Research Society; CSRS (2006)
  • "Error Analysis: A Comparison Between a Systems Based Medical Error Reporting System and the Federal Aviation Administration System for Flight Error Tracking" NASA Division of Aerospace Medicine; NASA (2003)
  • "A Histological Characterization of Bone Morphogenetic Proteins in Human Non-Union Fracture Callus" International BMP Conference (2002)
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  • Conflict of Interest Committee; Member (2017–present)

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Contact Information

4949 Harlem Rd
Amherst, New York 14226
Phone: 716-204-2314
Fax: 716-829-2138
mdipaola@buffalo.edu

This faculty member is affiliated with UBMD, practicing physicians who are also professors in the Jacobs School.

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