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Matthew Baltz, MD

4.5 out of 5 (283 Ratings)


Orthopedic Surgery / Orthopedics

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About Matthew Baltz

Dr. Baltz received his medical degree from the University of Connecticut Medical School. He completed an internship in general surgery and a residency in orthopedic surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina. He then completed a fellowship in sports medicine at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston.

Dr. Baltz is a member of the American Academy of Surgeons and American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine. His special interests include arthroscopy of the knee, shoulder and ankle, sports related injuries, and general fractures.

He previously served as assistant team physician for the Boston Celtics and Northeastern University. Currently, he is the team physician for the Massachusetts Maritime Academy and the Wareham Gatemen.

Dr. Baltz is board certified in orthopedic surgery.

Matthew speaks Spanish


Practicing at the following locations:

  1. Southcoast Physicians Group Orthopedics & Orthopedic Surgery

    One Recovery Road
    Wareham, MA 02571

    P: 508-973-2211

    Get Directions 41.766258 -70.70495199999999

Insurances Accepted

Southcoast accepts most major insurance plans. Call the Southcoast patient registration department at 844-297-2952 or your health plan with any questions regarding coverage.

Provider Ratings

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Patient Comments (52)

At Southcoast Health, we strive to deliver exceptional patient care along with an exceptional patient experience. We appreciate all of your feedback and share your comments to recognize the wonderful care our teams provide to you as well as identify areas for improvement.

  • Everything was explained to me in a way that I had no questions to ask after my visit.

  • Friendly office and cared about my issue

  • The support staff and everyone I encountered leading up to the appt with the provider were great. The provider is probably very knowledgeable an experienced but consistently comes off as alloof, unfeeling and disconnected to me as a human/patient. I sense an arrogance that is off putting. I'm not sure I'll continue seeing him for my care.

  • All staff were very friendly and professional.

  • I was very impressed and satisfied. I would go back in a heartbeat if I need more care.

  • My daughter had a Med student today and she was absolutely AMAZING. Her attitude was AMAZING! I'm a mother who has such anxiety about taking myself and my children to medical facilities. If everyone could be this patient, positive and happy the medical field would make us with fears go more often for our health. She explained everything throughly. Made my daughter feel safe and comfortable. The doctor who over saw her was also amazing. He was funny, caring and informative. Thank you both for showing my daughter was good health care can be. It will set her up for the confidence to take care of her health the rest of her life. Keep being you! Your doing amazing work.

  • I thought the provider and staff were very professional.

  • Dr. Baltz was excellent in providing what I needed to help get my ailment remedied.

  • Dr. Baltz and his staff represent the best that our heath care system provides. They should be a model for professionalism.

  • Continues to meet my medical needs.

  • Nothing to improve upon. There will be a follow up to discuss what options there are/will be.

  • Listened, talked over options,

  • Dr. Baltz had reviewed my charts and x-rays, after examining my knee and questioning me he treated me and ordered some follow up tests. I was relieved that my complaint wasn't more serious. I was in and out under an hour. No improvements necessary.

  • Dr. Baltz explained things very well and answered my questions accordingly.Office staff was helpful.

  • New patient and dr Baltz wa s excellent and very helpful with my problem

  • Very happy with the doctor

  • Everyone on staff was incredibly friendly and focused towards getting me the answers I need. However the facility itself was very cold and not welcoming at all; felt like a bad nursing home.

  • It's was easy to understand what he was saying regarding our care and what to do to get better.

  • I was extremely happy with this provider. He explained everything in easy to understand terms, length of recovery after surgery and explained the surgery very clearly.

  • The support staff was awesome, however, I found the doctor not very warm or patient. He was abrupt. Given how stressed I was due to my situation, I found this unsettling.

  • Dr Baltz is very professional and carefully explains details and findings completely

  • Excellent care and staff. Thank you.

  • Very helpful,in explaining things about my health.Things concerning my weight ways to help. Very very helpful.

  • Very respectful in listening

  • good visit

  • Dr Baltz was personable, professional and direct with his assessment. Initial (?) treatment was done then and there, with pretty much immediate pain relief. Longer term treatments, if any, are up to me if symptoms return.I am very happy with the visit.I highly recommend Dr Baltz.

  • Everyone I encountered was professional and courteous. I felt that when I spoke I was listened too and my concerns were addressed

  • Dr Baltz Is a very good doctor and awesome surgeon and he could've done nothing better than he's already done for me and the office staff is very pleasant and very helpful I would give them a 12 if I could

  • Dr has no bedside manner. Did not treat me respectfully and basically I left his office in tears.

  • A long wait

  • Address all my concerns

  • Going to a new specialist I felt very comfortable and secure with the provider and staff. Getting in to check out did take longer than I thought to be a reasonable wait time.

  • successfully treated my pain, and offered a plan of treatment that I am willing to try.

  • DR Baltz has helped me in the past and I felt comfortable that he understood my current issue

  • I am very satisfied

  • Dr Baltz and his office staff were timely and professional. No room for small talk with this doctor. All business.

  • Needs to listen

  • Everything was very well organized and friendly office Great teamwork there at The office Thank you

  • Dr Baltz was very professional and kind.

  • They listen to what I was telling them about what my issue was.

  • The appointment moved quickly and I was given a sense of how the treatment should progress.

  • All of the staff were extremely helpful and professional.

  • Dr baltz was great.

  • Was able to be seen on the day I called, due to cancellation. Good use of the providers time. Great care by all

  • This will be my second time going to Dr Baltz. He did right rotator surgery in 2019. Now we might have to do left. He explained again everything and he gets right down to business.

  • The staff was courteous and respectful towards me. The doctor listened to my questions and answered all of them so I could understand.Thank you

  • Even though my inflammation had gone away by the time my appointment came, doctor Baltz did not make me feel like I was wasting his time. He said it was still a good idea for me to come in and be looked at and he gave me paperwork on how to strengthen my rotator cuff and made me feel welcome to come back again if I have a flare up.

  • I don't feel I was treated properly because it was a job injury.

  • Very friendly and explained in details what I needed and what would be done. I definately recommend Dr Baltz!

  • I was taken to the room promptly but waited about 25 min. For Dr. However I did appreciate that he took time to explain my conditions and options and gave him the benefit of the doubt that he did that with the previous patient and that's y I had to wait a little longer.

  • My wife called for an appointment on Thursday and they took me right in Monday morning.

  • All satisfied

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Why does Southcoast publish survey ratings online?
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How is the Patient Satisfaction Star Rating Calculated?
Star ratings are calculated using an average of all survey responses to each of three questions: Courtesy and Respect of Staff, Provider Overall Rating, and  Willingness to Recommend Provider’s Office.  The star rating displayed on our physicians’ main biography page represents the average of the three measures for that particular physician.