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Stephen Thomas Mathew, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine
Accepts New Patients
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About

Dr. Mathew is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine. Dr. Mathew completed fellowships in sports medicine, where he received comprehensive training for medical and surgical care of sports-related injuries and conditions. He has taken care of athletes at every level from high school, collegiate, professional, and Olympic. 

As a sports medicine physician, Dr. Mathew has a special interest in sports injuries and arthroscopic repair and reconstruction of the shoulder, hip, knee, elbow, and ankle in adults and pediatric patients.  Dr. Mathew is committed to shared decision making with his patients to ensure that each patient is well-informed about both nonoperative and operative measures.  

Dr. Mathew is married and loves playing football, basketball, soccer, and loves traveling with his wife.



LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Waxahachie
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Cigna - CAC Plan
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Cigna - Great West Open Access PPO-Open Access
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Cigna - Great West POS
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Cigna - Great West PPO
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - PPO
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First Health - First Health PPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans
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Imagine Health - EPN
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Oscar Health - Classic Bronze
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Oscar Health - Classic Gold
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Oscar Health - Classic Silver
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Oscar Health - Saver Silver
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Oscar Health - Simple Bronze
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Oscar Health - Simple Secure
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Oscar Health - Simple Silver
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PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
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PHCS Network - Private Health Care System PPO
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Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
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Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
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Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and Texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Background
Education
  • Fellowship: Sports Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, Ny (2018)
  • Fellowship: Pediatric Sports Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital, Ma (2019)
  • Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Tx (2017)
  • Internship: Orthopedic Surgery, University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Tx (2013)
  • Medical School: Texas Tech School Of Medicine- Lubbock (2012)
  • Education: Texas Tech University School Of Medicine (2012)
  • Fellowship: Sports Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital, Ma (2019)
  • Fellowship: Sports Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital (2018)
  • Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Ut Southwestern Medical Center (2017)
  • Internship: Orthopedic Surgery, Ut Southwestern Medical Center (2013)
Industry Relationships

Physicians who are not employed, contracted with administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health are not required to report relationships and activities with industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry). Information regarding these relationships is therefore not available on this page. However, patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

Reviews(50)
Overall: 4.7*
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Jan 6, 2020
Nice staff, very cordial.
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Jan 2, 2020
Did not resolve my issue with next step for knee repair.
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Dec 31, 2019
Dr Matthew spent so much time with me. went over all my treatment options and gave me items to do to help prevent surgery. 10/10 wound recommend!
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Dec 20, 2019
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Dec 16, 2019
Very friendly staff and Doctor was kind and did not keep me waiting. Awesome job!
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Dec 12, 2019
I was very comfortable with the care provider any concerns I had was answered and he was just great the whole staff was great
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Dec 7, 2019
He seemed to care. So did the staff. I did not feel like just another number, but like someone cared that I hurt. I have already recommended them.
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Dec 4, 2019
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Nov 22, 2019
Dr Matthew was professional, friendly and thorough. He took the time to explain diagnosis, answer questions, and next steps. He followed up as promised to review mri results and to explain course of action. I am well pleased with my visit.
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Nov 8, 2019
extremely satisfied
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