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Matthew Baltz, MD

4.7 out of 5 (189 Ratings)


Orthopedic Surgery / Orthopedics

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, general fractures and hand surgery.

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


Matthew practices at the following locations:

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.

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Patient Comments (22)

  • I called the day before and got an appointment the next day. I am very pleased because the pain in my shoulders was tremendous.The staff and provider are exceptional.They have always been very pleasant, helpful and polite.I am very happy with this office.

  • There's nothing that could have improved my experience. Great experience in all aspects!

  • The medical assistant was quite thorough asking questions about my knee condition and typing in my comments while I described it. Also, Dr. Blatz was quite thorough in his physical exam of my knee and patiently described the facts of arthritis and how to treat it. I left feeling that I had all of my questions answered and my concerns allayed.

  • Very friendly staff. Dr Baltz explained everything to us using the Mri so that we could understand what is the best outcome and worst. Very very honest.

  • Excellent information

  • Almost no waiting time. And best of all, they listened to me and explained what was going to be done.

  • Thank you! I was very happy with my overall experience so there's to improve

  • Quick and efficient friendly

  • No issues with Wareham Orthopedics. Everyone is super nice and helpful.

  • No improvement needed!

  • very pleased with the staff at southcoast health orthopedics. very efficient and professional.. very happy with dr. baltz's care.

  • Answered all my questions plus gave me information that I hadn't asked about.

  • Was greeted with a smile. Taking in on time. Dr. Baltz listened to what my problem was. Answered my questions. His office called and made an appointment for me with specialist. And called me with appointment date and time. Very Profesional

  • Great friendly staff snd Dr. Baltz is great.

  • Everyone was courteous and professional.

  • I appreciate the prompt service! The front desk reception/check out staff were pleasant as was the medical assistant and x-ray technician. Dr. Baltz is clearly knowledgeable and I appreciate and agree with his treatment recommendations. I wish, however, the x-ray was taken after he examined me since the area of concern was in a different area as the pain was radiating to the area where the x-ray was taken. If I have future Orthopedic issues, I will likely search for another doctor. Dr. Baltz while clearly knowledgeable, seemed to lack empathy and bedside manner. I certainly understand we all have bad days and are overwhelmed! However, I left feeling like a burden which is not conducive to healing.

  • Staff was nice. Doctor was unprepared and did not listen to me when I tried to explain my problem. He was rude several times and insensitive. I still am not sure was is wrong with my hip.

  • Appointment within 3 days of calling for appt.

  • Excellent first time experience with this practice.will recommend to family/friends.

  • No problems at all, great job

  • Everything was great

  • Have been to Dr. Baltz before this incident and have been very satisfied....Dr. B also treated my husband for carpal tunnel, operating on him after nerve tests....Husband was very satisfied as fact, he will be returning in January to have his left hand treated......Dr. Baltz is professional yet friendly.....a nice combo!!!!

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