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Stephen Thomas Mathew, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine

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About Stephen Thomas Mathew, MD

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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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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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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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus HMO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus PPO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
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FirstCare Health Plans - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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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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Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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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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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage 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
  • Medical School: Texas Tech University School of Medicine (2012)
  • Internship: Orthopedic Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center (2013)
  • Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center (2017)
  • Fellowship: Sports Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital (2018)
  • Fellowship: Pediatric Sports Medicine, Boston Childrens Hospital (MA) (2019)
Certifications
  • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education. To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities. The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements. Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of Aug 25, 2020, Stephen Thomas Mathew, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (101) for Stephen Thomas Mathew, MD

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Sep 9, 2021
The staff was great, wait time was very short and the Dr. Did a good job explaining my condition and possible options.
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Aug 25, 2021
The doctor was very knowledgeable and answered all of my questions and even showed me my x- rays
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Aug 18, 2021
Nice guy, got to the point, identified my problem' and proceeded to help me with calm inteligent professional service. Good outcome.
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Aug 12, 2021
Provider was very good on listening to my concerns and questions and provided me the answers I needed and showed me the x rays .
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Aug 4, 2021
Staff is very friendly. The doctor is never in a rush and excellent manner. Appointments are always on time you never have to wait over five minutes in the lobby.
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Jul 8, 2021
Best care ever
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Jul 1, 2021
Very good
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Jun 24, 2021
he was friendly and did good with exercises he gave me checked on me to make sure I was doing good
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Jun 14, 2021
first time I ever met him. very pleased
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Jun 4, 2021
Very caring doctor.
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May 10, 2021
i did like that he even care to offer me the choice to view my x rays to see what and how he did to my shoulders unless I asked him too and he only show me one.As a patient even if im older it would seem he would have taken the initiative to especially tried to explain what exactly happened.
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Apr 29, 2021
my experience with Dr. Matthew has been outstanding. his guiding me through my surgery and treatment has been wonderful throughout. I would definitely recommend him to anyone needing replacement surgery!
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Apr 29, 2021
Dr. Mathew was so kind and attentive that I felt like I was being treated by a family member. I never had a minute of pain and my incision is barely noticeable!
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Apr 5, 2021
my experience was great I hurt like well it was bad. I feel like I could do anything again.
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Mar 30, 2021
The scheduling of the appointment was easy and when I arrived the staff w azad s very nice and prompt. Dr Mathews reviewed my xrays and gave me a suspected reason for my hip pain. He treated me and I have a follow up appointment soon.
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