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Dr. Matthew Provencher, MD, CAPT MC USNR (Ret.) is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in complex shoulder, complex knee and sports medicine at The Steadman Clinic in Vail, CO. He has over 20 years of clinical orthopedic experience and surgical care of civilian patients and the United States Navy’s special operations force (Navy SEALs). Dr. Provencher is the Principal Investigator at the Steadman Philippon Research Institute focused on improvement in patient care. He has published over 200 peer-reviewed articles, authored 5 textbooks and 148 book chapters. Dr. Provencher is one of the most influential orthopedic surgeons in the country.
-Dr. Provencher is a native of Barrington, New Hampshire. We hear about growing up in a small town and the influence it had on him.
-He discusses his time at the United States Naval Academy with a Major in Electrical Engineering. Dr. Provencher was also a 4-year varsity oarsman, First-Team All-American at Navy and named Most Valuable Oarsman. He completed his medical education at Dartmouth Medical School and went into orthopedics, like many others, after having an injury.
-We hear about his path with Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the Naval Medical Center San Diego and his Orthopaedic Shoulder, Knee and Sports Surgery Fellowship at Rush University.
-Dr. Provencher discusses retirement in the Navy after 27 years, including rescheduling it 3 times due to Covid.
-He was a recent recipient with the AOSSM Red Jacket award. This competition celebrates AOSSM luminaries as they present an innovation or technology that has provided high-end and far-reaching impact to their patients.
Find out more about Dr. Matthew Provencher here.