Matthew P. Abdel, M.D.

  1. Orthopedic Surgeon

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Matthew P. Abdel, M.D., is a Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Consultant of Adult Reconstruction at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Given his surgical expertise in periprosthetic joint infections, Dr. Abdel also has a joint appointment in the Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine. His clinical focus includes:

  • Revision total hip arthroplasties
  • Revision total knee arthroplasties
  • Periprosthetic joint infections
  • Periprosthetic fractures
  • Complex oncologic reconstructions around the hip and knee
  • Primary total hip arthroplasties
  • Primary total knee arthroplasties

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Abdel is active in research and education, providing mentorship to residents and fellows. He authors expert content and publishes in high-impact scientific journals. Dr. Abdel was recently elected to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) Board of Directors (2020 - 2022), the highest governing body of orthopedic surgery in the world.

  1. Arthritis
  2. Hip dysplasia
  3. Infection
  4. Osteoarthritis
  5. Periprosthetic fracture
  1. Hip fracture surgery
  2. Hip replacement
  3. Hip replacement revision
  4. Hip surgery
  5. Knee reconstruction
  6. Knee replacement
  • Primary total hip replacements
  • Primary total knee replacements
  • Revision total hip replacements
  • Revision total knee replacements
  • Infected total hip and knee replacements
  • Developmental dysplasia of the hip
  • Periprosthetic fractures
  • Complex tumor reconstruction of the hip and knee
  • Unicompartmental (partial) knee replacements
Rochester

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 2017
    Fellow - Insall Traveling Fellow, North America, USA and CanadaThe Knee Society
  2. 2014
    Fellow - Advanced Hip Reconstructive SurgeryEuropean Fellowship in Hip Reconstruction (England, France, Germany, & Italy), M. E. Muller Foundation of North America
  3. 2013
    Fellow - Adult Hip and Knee ReconstructionHospital for Special Surgery, Cornell University Medical College
  4. 2012
    Master of Science - Biomedical Sciences of Orthopedic Surgery (Thesis and research advisor: Bernard F. Morrey, MD)Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  5. 2012
    Chief Resident - Orthopedic SurgeryMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  6. 2011
    Resident - Orthopedic SurgeryMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  7. 2008
    Internship - Orthopedic SurgeryMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  8. 2007
    MD - Doctor of Medicine (Honors in Research and AOA)University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
  9. 2003
    BS - Biochemistry and Business Management (Valedictorian, Summa Cum Laude with Highest Honors)University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Awards and honors

  1. 2019
    AAHKS Lawrence D. Dorr Surgical Techniques and Technologies 2019 Award American Association for Hip and Knee Surgeons
  2. 2019
    Mid-America Orthopedic Association Edward D. Henderson, M.D. 2019 AwardMid-America Orthopaedic Association
  3. 2019
    Mid-America Orthopedic Association 2019 Poster AwardMid-America Orthopaedic Association
  4. 2019
    Mark B Coventry 2019 AwardKnee Society
  5. 2019
    Edward D. Henderson, M.D. 2019 AwardMid-America Orthopaedic Association
  6. 2018
    Lawrence D. Dorr Surgical Techniques and Technologies 2018 AwardAmerican Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  7. 2017
    2017 Hip Society Otto Aufranc AwardHip Society
  8. 2015
    AOA Top Poster AwardAmerican Orthopaedic Association (AOA)
  9. 2015
    Leaders in Total Joint Replacement: Generation Next 2015Orthopedics Today
  10. 2014
    Physician in Training Award Nominee for paper, Characterization of Periprosthetic Femur Fractures in 32,644 Primary Total Hip ArthroplastiesMid-America Orthopaedic Association
  11. 2014
    New Investigator Research Award (NIRA) Nominee Award for paper - Characterization of Periprosthetic Femur Fractures in 32,644 Primary Total Hip ArthroplastiesOrthopaedic Research Society (ORS)
  12. 2014
    2014 Knee Society Coventry Award for paper, At 5 Years Trabecular Metal Tibias Were Durable and Reliable in TKA: A randomized clinical trialKnee Society
  13. 2014
    Travel Award in Orthopaedic Research TranslationORS/OREF
  14. 2013
    Excellence in Clinical Research AwardHospital for Special Surgery
  15. 2012
    OMeGA Fellowship Grant AwardHospital for Special Surgery
  16. 2012
    Coventry Best Clinical Research AwardDepartment of Orthopedic Surgery
  17. 2012
    Chief Resident Outstanding Clinician AwardDepartment of Orthopedic Surgery
  18. 2012
    Hoover Chief Resident AwardDepartment of Orthopedic Surgery
  19. 2011
    OREF Best Poster AwardMinnesota Orthopaedic Society
  20. 2011
    OREF Best Poster AwardMid-America Orthopaedic Association
  21. 2011
    Comprehensive Fracture Course ScholarshipOrthopedic Trauma Association
  22. 2011
    Philip M. Abdel Memorial ScholarshipUniversity of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, UW Foundation
  23. 2010
    OREF Best Resident Research AwardMinnesota Orthopaedic Society
  24. 2010
    Coventry Best Clinical Research AwardDepartment of Orthopedic Surgery
  25. 2010
    Patrick J. Kelly Basic Science Research AwardDepartment of Orthopedic Surgery
  26. 2010
    Faculty Basic Science Research AwardDepartment of Orthopedic Surgery
  27. 2010
    AwardWho's Who Among Executives & Professionals in Research, Medicine, & Healthcare
  28. 2009
    OREF Best Resident Research AwardMinnesota Orthopaedic Society
  29. 2009
    Top Abstract AwardMusculoskeletal Tumor Society
  30. 2009
    Faculty Basic Science Research AwardDepartment of Orthopedic Surgery
  31. 2009
    Grant RecipientSynthes AO Basic Principle Course
  32. 2009
    Junior Resident Course ScholarshipArthroscopy Association of North America
  33. 2008
    Patrick J. Kelly Basic Science Research AwardDepartment of Orthopedic Surgery
  34. 2008
    Faculty Basic Science Research AwardDepartment of Orthopedic Surgery
  35. 2007
    Lewis E. and Edith Phillips Academic ScholarshipSchool of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  36. 2007
    Student Leadership and Service Book AwardSchool of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  37. 2007
    Senior InducteeGold Humanism Honor Society
  38. 2007
    2007 Honors in Research Senior ThesisSchool of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  39. 2007
    Morrey-Abdel Class of 2007 Excellence in Orthopedic Surgery AwardUniversity of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, UW Foundation
  40. 2006
    Visiting Medical Student Clerkship ScholarshipMayo Clinic
  41. 2006
    Dr. Everett Carl Burgess Surgery AwardSchool of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  42. 2006
    Abdel-Morrey Orthopedic Surgery AwardUniversity of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, UW Foundation
  43. 2003
    Full Academic ScholarshipSchool of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  44. 2003
    Zander Award for Outstanding LeadershipUniversity of Minnesota
  45. 2003
    National ScholarCoca-Cola
  46. 2003
    Alumni Association Leadership AwardUniversity of Minnesota
  47. 2003
    President Bruinink's Student Leadership and Service AwardUniversity of Minnesota
  48. 2003
    Academic Scholarship AwardUniversity of Wisconsin Medical School
  49. 2002
    Featured Scholar in Frontiers MagazineUniversity of Minnesota
  50. 2002
    Biological Sciences Alumni Merit ScholarUniversity of Minnesota
  51. 2002
    President Yudof's Student Leadership and Service AwardUniversity of Minnesota
  52. 2001
    Harold P. Morris Biochemistry ScholarshipUniversity of Minnesota
  53. 2001
    Bob Monico Leadership Award and ScholarshipUniversity of Minnesota
  54. 2000
    University and U2000 ScholarUniversity of Minnesota
  55. 2000
    Student Athlete AwardUniversity of Minnesota
  56. 2000
    Minnesota Technology Award WinnerState of Minnesota
  57. 2000
    Tylenol ScholarTylenol Brand
  58. 2000
    Ford Motor ScholarshipFord Motor

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - 2021
    PresidentMinnesota Orthopedic Society
  2. 2020 - present
    Advisory Committee MemberCurrent Concepts in Joint Replacement (CCJR)
  3. 2020 - present
    Board of DirectorsAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  4. 2019
    ChairICJR Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty 2019 Meeting
  5. 2019 - 2020
    President ElectMinnesota Orthopedic Society
  6. 2019 - present
    MemberInterurban Orthopaedic Society
  7. 2019 - present
    MemberKnee Society
  8. 2018 - present
    Chair2018 Annual Meeting, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  9. 2018 - present
    ReviewerOrthopaedic Research and Education Foundation
  10. 2018
    ChairAORecon: Periprosthetic Fractures and Infections
  11. 2018
    ChairICJR Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty 2018 Meeting
  12. 2018 - 2019
    SecretaryMinnesota Orthopedic Society
  13. 2018 - present
    MemberProgram Committee, 2018 Annual Meeting, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  14. 2018 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Adult Reconstruction ICL Committee
  15. 2017 - present
    MemberEuropean Knee Society; Publication Subcommittee
  16. 2017 - 2018
    TreasurerMinnesota Orthopedic Society
  17. 2017 - present
    Co-ChairMayo Clinic Orthopedic Surgery and Anesthesiology Surgical Efficiency (OASIS)
  18. 2016
    Co-ChairAORecon; Principles of Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty 2016 Meeting
  19. 2016
    Abstract Reviewer2016 Annual Meeting, Orthopedic Research Society
  20. 2016 - present
    Active MemberMayo Clinic Orthopedic Research Executive Committee (OREC)
  21. 2016 - present
    Active MemberMayo Clinic Orthopedic Research Committee (ORC)
  22. 2016 - present
    Fellow MemberAmerican Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  23. 2016 - present
    MemberResearch Committee, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  24. 2016 - present
    MemberProgram Committee, 2016 Annual Meeting, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  25. 2016 - present
    MemberEuropean Knee Society
  26. 2016 - present
    ChairWeb Education Committee, International Congress for Joint Reconstruction
  27. 2016 - present
    Executive Board MemberInternational Congress for Joint Reconstruction
  28. 2016 - present
    Education Committee ChairInternational Congress for Joint Reconstrcution
  29. 2015 - present
    MemberMusculoskeletal Infection Society
  30. 2015
    MemberEducation Committee, Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
  31. 2015 - 2017
    Board of DirectorsMedical Services Review Board, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
  32. 2015
    Abstract Reviewer2015 Annual Meeting, Orthopedic Research Society
  33. 2015
    Abstract Reviewer2015 Annual Meeting, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  34. 2015 - present
    MemberMaster Planning Committee, Rochester Methodist Hospital
  35. 2015 - present
    MemberMinnesota Department of Labor and Industry
  36. 2014 - 2021
    MemberBoard of Directors, Minnesota Orthopaedic Society
  37. 2014 - 2015
    Co-Chair2015 Annual Meeting, Minnesota Orthopaedic Society
  38. 2014
    Abstract Reviewer2014 Annual Meeting, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  39. 2014 - present
    MemberEuropean Hip Society
  40. 2013 - present
    MemberJ. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society
  41. 2013 - present
    LeadBone and Joint Journal, Research Specialty Channel
  42. 2012 - present
    Fellow MemberInternational Congress for Joint Reconstruction
  43. 2012 - present
    MemberABOS/ACGME Adult Reconstruction Fellowship Milestones Committee
  44. 2012 - present
    MemberRanawat Fellowship Club
  45. 2011 - present
    MemberEmerging Leader, American Orthopaedic Association
  46. 2010 - present
    Full MemberMid-America Orthopaedic Association
  47. 2009 - 2012
    Resident MemberMusculoskeletal Tumor Society
  48. 2008 - 2011
    MemberMayo Graduate Medical Education Committee in Surgery and Surgical Specialties
  49. 2008 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Orthopedic Surgery Education Committee
  50. 2008 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Orthopedic Research Review Committee
  51. 2008 - present
    MemberOrthopedic Research Society
  52. 2008 - present
    MemberMinnesota Orthopaedic Society
  53. 2007 - present
    MemberMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  54. 2007 - present
    Fellow MemberAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  55. 2007 - present
    MemberWisconsin Medical Alumni Association
  56. 2007 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  57. 2007 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  58. 2007 - present
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha
  59. 2003 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association