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Matthew L. Hansen, MD

Matthew L. Hansen, MD

Orthopedic surgeonBoard Certified in Orthopedic SurgeryBoard Certified in Sports Medicine

Matthew L. Hansen, MD

Current Position

Orthopedic Surgeon
OrthoArizona, Mezona Division, 2013 to present
Gilbert, AZ

Previous Employment

Orthopedic Surgeon
The CORE Institute, 2006 to 2013
Gilbert, AZ

Areas of Specialty

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Utah School of Medicine, 1996-2000
    Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Bachelor of Science Degree
    Mechanical Engineering, with distinction
    Cornell University, 1993-1995
    Ithaca, New York
  • Snow College,
    1989-1990, 1992-1993, Presidential Scholarship
    Ephraim, Utah

Professional Training

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship
    Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic, 2005-2006
    Los Angeles, California
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency
    Hospital for Special Surgery, 2001-2005
    New York City, New York
  • General Surgery Internship
    New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, 2000-2001
    New York City, New York

U.S. Certification And Licensure

  • Subspecialty Certified in Orthopedic Sports Medicine, 2010
  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, 2008
  • Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, 2001
  • Medical Licensure: State of Arizona, 2006 to present

Professional Membership

  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Fellow
  • Orthopedic Research Society
  • Arizona Orthopedic Society
  • Arizona Sports Medicine Society

Team/Event Coverage

  • Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Spring Training medical staff, 2012 to present
  • Medical director for Volleyball Festival, nation’s largest girls volleyball tournament, 2009-present
  • PGA FBR (now Waste Management) Open, 2007
  • LPGA Safeway Tournament, 2008
  • High School athletic event coverage

Research and Educational Presentations

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

  • Hansen ML
  • Podium Presentation
  • Arizona Sports Medicine Society, March 7, 2013
  • Phoenix, Arizona

Athletic Injuries of the Hip–Diagnosis and Treatment, Including Hip Arthroscopy

  • Hansen ML
  • Podium Presentation
  • Arizona Sports Medicine Society, October 11, 2012
  • Phoenix, Arizona

Single-Stage Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

  • Hansen ML
  • Podium Presentation (June 2013)
  • Il Ventennio Del Lars
  • Pisa, Italy

Reverse Total Shoulder Biomechanics Debate: Why Medial Glenoid and Lateral Humerus Designs Make the Most Sense

  • Hansen ML, Otis JC, Roche C, Wright T
  • Podium Presentation (archived on G9MD.com)
  • Current Solutions in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 2013
  • Tampa, FL

Deltoid Force and Excursion Demands of the Reverse Total Shoulder Prosthesis Compared to Massive Rotator Cuff Tear

  • Onstot B, Richardson N, Jacofsky MC, Hansen ML, Otis JC
  • Podium Presentation (May 2013)
  • Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society 2013 Meeting
  • Cincinnati, OH

The Effect of Superior Offset Humeral Components on Shoulder Muscle Moment Arms and Joint Reaction Force for Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

  • Onstot BR, Jaczynski AM, Dorenkamp BC, Jacofsky MC, Otis JC, Hansen ML
  • Poster Presentation
  • Orthopedic Research Society Annual Meeting, 2013
  • San Antonio, TX

Consequences of Concomitant Subscapularis Repair with Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

  • Onstot B, Suslak A, Colley R, Jacofsky MC, Otis JC, Hansen ML
  • Podium Presentation
  • Orthopedic Research Society Annual Meeting, 2012
  • San Francisco, CA

The Relationship between Posture and Scapular Kinematics during the Performance of Activities of Daily Living in Older Adults

  • Varnell MS, Jaczynski AM, Hansen ML, Jacofsky MC
  • Poster Presentation
  • Orthopedic Research Society Annual Meeting, 2010
  • New Orleans, LA

Effect of Concomitant Latissimus Dorsi Transfer on Joint Reaction Force for Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

  • Hansen ML, Ciccone II WJ, Jacofsky MC, Jaczynski A, Boyles A, Otis JC
  • Poster Presentation
  • Orthopedic Research Society Annual Meeting, 2009
  • Las Vegas, NV

Force and Excursion Demands of Rotator Cuff Muscles During Abduction

  • Otis JC, Hansen ML, Johnson JS, Cordasco FA, Craig EV, Warren RF
  • Scientific Presentation
  • North American Congress on Biomechanics, 2008
  • Ann Arbor, MI

High-Tension Double-Row Footprint Repair vs.Reduced-Tension Single-Row Repair for Massive Rotator Cuff Tears

  • Domb BG, Glousman RE, Brooks A, Hansen ML, Lee TQ, ElAttrache NS
  • Scientific Exhibit
  • AmericanAcademy of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, 2008
  • San Francisco, CA

Force and Excursion Demands of the Deltoid During Abduction

  • Hansen ML, Otis JC, Johnson JA, Cordasco FA, Craig EV, Warren RF
  • Poster presentation
  • Combined Orthopedic Research Societies Meeting, 2007
  • Honolulu, HI

Force and Excursion Demands of Rotator Cuff Muscles During Abduction

  • Hansen ML, Otis JC, Johnson JA, Cordasco FA, Craig EV, Warren RF
  • Podium presentation
  • Orthopedic Research Society Annual Meeting, 2007
  • San Diego, CA

The Effect of Rotator Cuff Tearand Repair Site on Glenohumeral Joint Contact

  • Hansen ML, Glousman RE, Hoseinzadeh P,Kornswiet M,McGarry MH, Tibone JE, Lee TQ
  • Podium presentation
  • Orthopedic Research Society Annual Meeting, 2007
  • San Diego, CA

Glenohumeral Joint Contact Characteristics in Abduction and Forward Flexion

  • Hansen ML, Glousman RE, Hoseinzadeh P,Kornswiet M,McGarry MH, Tibone JE, Lee TQ
  • Poster presentation
  • Orthopedic Research Society Annual Meeting, 2007
  • San Diego, CA

Strengthening the Inferior Rotator Cuff Enables Abduction in Massive Rotator Cuff Tears

  • Hansen ML, Cordasco FA, Craig EV, Warren RF
  • Podium presentation
  • ASES/AAOS Combined Shoulder and Elbow Meeting, 2006
  • Orlando, Florida

Strengthening the Inferior Rotator Cuff Enables Abduction in Massive Rotator Cuff Tears

  • Hansen ML, Cordasco FA, Craig EV, Warren RF
  • Poster presentation
  • Orthopedic Research Society Annual Meeting, 2006
  • Chicago, Illinois

The Effects of Rotator Cuff Tear and Repair Technique on Glenohumeral Joint Contact

  • Hansen ML, Glousman RE, Tibone JE, Lee TQ
  • Paper presentation
  • Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Foundation Alumni Meeting, 2006
  • Hershey, Pennsylvania

Biomechanical Evaluation of the Stability of Thoracic Burst Fractures

  • Schlegel JD, Bachus KN, Shea KG, Hansen ML, Dunn HK
  • Podium presentation
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, 1998

Research Awards

Orthopedic Research and Education Foundation Resident Research Award

The Influence of Inferior Rotator Cuff Co-contraction on Glenohumeral Stability in Massive Rotator Cuff Tears. A Cadaver Model.
2002-2003

Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Foundation Fellows Research Award

The Effects of Rotator Cuff Tear and Repair Technique on Glenohumeral Joint Contact
2006

Publications

  • Hansen ML, Otis JC, Kenneally SM, Deland JT. A closed-loop cadaveric foot and ankle loading model. J Biomech. 2001 Apr;34(4):551-5.
  • Domb BG, Glousman RE, Brooks A, Hansen M, Lee TQ, ElAttrache NS. High-tension double-row footprint repair compared with reduced-tension single-row repair for massive rotator cuff tears. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008 Nov;90 Suppl 4:35-9.
  • Hansen ML, Otis JC, Johnson JS, Cordasco FA, Craig EV, Warren RF. Biomechanics of massive rotator cuff tears: implications for treatment. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008 Feb;90(2):316-25.

Professional Activities

Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

Reviewer, Shoulder and Elbow, Sports Medicine
2007-present

Volunteer Clinical Faculty

Midwestern University Physician’s Assistant Program
2009-present

Other

  • NJCAA Academic All-American in Basketball, 1992-93
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