Matthew P. Abdel, M.D.

  1. Orthopedic Surgeon

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Matthew P. Abdel, M.D., is the Andrew A. and Mary S. Sugg 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
  1. 2022
    Certificate - Authentic Leadership DevelopmentHarvard Business School
  2. 2017
    Fellow - Insall Traveling Fellow, North America, USA and CanadaThe Knee Society
  3. 2014
    Fellow - Advanced Hip Reconstructive SurgeryEuropean Fellowship in Hip Reconstruction (England, France, Germany, & Italy), M. E. Muller Foundation of North America
  4. 2013
    Fellow - Adult Hip and Knee ReconstructionHospital for Special Surgery, Cornell University Medical College
  5. 2012
    ResidentOrthopedic Surgery, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  6. 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
  7. 2012
    Chief Resident - Orthopedic SurgeryMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  8. 2011
    Resident - Orthopedic SurgeryMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  9. 2008
    Internship - Orthopedic SurgeryMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  10. 2007
    MD - Doctor of Medicine (Honors in Research and AOA)University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
  11. 2003
    BS - Biochemistry and Business Management (Valedictorian, Summa Cum Laude with Highest Honors)University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Certifications

  1. 2016
    Orthopedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2022
    The Hip Society’s 2022 Frank Stinchfield AwardHip Society Award paper
  2. 2021
    Larry Dorr Gold Medal AwardMAST8 Meeting
  3. 2021
    Andrew A. and Mary S. Sugg Professor of Orthopedic SurgeryNamed Professorship Committee - Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Committees
  4. 2020
    AAHKS Lawrence D. Dorr Surgical Techniques and Technologies 2020 Award "Using Big Heads and Small Acetabular Components with Highly Cross-Linked Polyethylene in THA: Is it Safe?"American Association for Hip and Knee Surgeons
  5. 2019
    AAHKS Lawrence D. Dorr Surgical Techniques and Technologies 2019 Award American Association for Hip and Knee Surgeons
  6. 2019
    Mid-America Orthopedic Association Edward D. Henderson, M.D. 2019 AwardMid-America Orthopaedic Association
  7. 2019
    Mid-America Orthopedic Association 2019 Poster AwardMid-America Orthopaedic Association
  8. 2019
    Mark B Coventry 2019 AwardKnee Society
  9. 2019
    Edward D. Henderson, M.D. 2019 AwardMid-America Orthopaedic Association
  10. 2018
    Lawrence D. Dorr Surgical Techniques and Technologies 2018 AwardAmerican Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  11. 2017
    2017 Hip Society Otto Aufranc AwardHip Society
  12. 2015
    AOA Top Poster AwardAmerican Orthopaedic Association (AOA)
  13. 2015
    Leaders in Total Joint Replacement: Generation Next 2015Orthopedics Today
  14. 2014
    Physician in Training Award Nominee for paper, Characterization of Periprosthetic Femur Fractures in 32,644 Primary Total Hip ArthroplastiesMid-America Orthopaedic Association
  15. 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)
  16. 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
  17. 2014
    Travel Award in Orthopaedic Research TranslationORS/OREF
  18. 2013
    Excellence in Clinical Research AwardHospital for Special Surgery
  19. 2012
    OMeGA Fellowship Grant AwardHospital for Special Surgery
  20. 2012
    Coventry Best Clinical Research AwardDepartment of Orthopedic Surgery
  21. 2012
    Chief Resident Outstanding Clinician AwardDepartment of Orthopedic Surgery
  22. 2012
    Hoover Chief Resident AwardDepartment of Orthopedic Surgery
  23. 2011
    OREF Best Poster AwardMinnesota Orthopaedic Society
  24. 2011
    OREF Best Poster AwardMid-America Orthopaedic Association
  25. 2011
    Comprehensive Fracture Course ScholarshipOrthopedic Trauma Association
  26. 2011
    Philip M. Abdel Memorial ScholarshipUniversity of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, UW Foundation
  27. 2010
    OREF Best Resident Research AwardMinnesota Orthopaedic Society
  28. 2010
    Coventry Best Clinical Research AwardDepartment of Orthopedic Surgery
  29. 2010
    Patrick J. Kelly Basic Science Research AwardDepartment of Orthopedic Surgery
  30. 2010
    Faculty Basic Science Research AwardDepartment of Orthopedic Surgery
  31. 2010
    AwardWho's Who Among Executives & Professionals in Research, Medicine, & Healthcare
  32. 2009
    OREF Best Resident Research AwardMinnesota Orthopaedic Society
  33. 2009
    Top Abstract AwardMusculoskeletal Tumor Society
  34. 2009
    Faculty Basic Science Research AwardDepartment of Orthopedic Surgery
  35. 2009
    Grant RecipientSynthes AO Basic Principle Course
  36. 2009
    Junior Resident Course ScholarshipArthroscopy Association of North America
  37. 2008
    Patrick J. Kelly Basic Science Research AwardDepartment of Orthopedic Surgery
  38. 2008
    Faculty Basic Science Research AwardDepartment of Orthopedic Surgery
  39. 2007
    Lewis E. and Edith Phillips Academic ScholarshipSchool of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  40. 2007
    Student Leadership and Service Book AwardSchool of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  41. 2007
    Senior InducteeGold Humanism Honor Society
  42. 2007
    2007 Honors in Research Senior ThesisSchool of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  43. 2007
    Morrey-Abdel Class of 2007 Excellence in Orthopedic Surgery AwardUniversity of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, UW Foundation
  44. 2006
    Visiting Medical Student Clerkship ScholarshipMayo Clinic
  45. 2006
    Dr. Everett Carl Burgess Surgery AwardSchool of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  46. 2006
    Abdel-Morrey Orthopedic Surgery AwardUniversity of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, UW Foundation
  47. 2003
    Full Academic ScholarshipSchool of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  48. 2003
    Zander Award for Outstanding LeadershipUniversity of Minnesota
  49. 2003
    National ScholarCoca-Cola
  50. 2003
    Alumni Association Leadership AwardUniversity of Minnesota
  51. 2003
    President Bruinink's Student Leadership and Service AwardUniversity of Minnesota
  52. 2003
    Academic Scholarship AwardUniversity of Wisconsin Medical School
  53. 2002
    Featured Scholar in Frontiers MagazineUniversity of Minnesota
  54. 2002
    Biological Sciences Alumni Merit ScholarUniversity of Minnesota
  55. 2002
    President Yudof's Student Leadership and Service AwardUniversity of Minnesota
  56. 2001
    Harold P. Morris Biochemistry ScholarshipUniversity of Minnesota
  57. 2001
    Bob Monico Leadership Award and ScholarshipUniversity of Minnesota
  58. 2000
    University and U2000 ScholarUniversity of Minnesota
  59. 2000
    Student Athlete AwardUniversity of Minnesota
  60. 2000
    Minnesota Technology Award WinnerState of Minnesota
  61. 2000
    Tylenol ScholarTylenol Brand
  62. 2000
    Ford Motor ScholarshipFord Motor

Professional memberships

  1. 2023 - 2025
    Member at LargeBoard of Directors, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  2. 2022 - present
    MemberDepartment of Orthopedic Surgery, Recruitment Committee
  3. 2022 - present
    ChairDepartment of Orthopedic Surgery, SAC to Consultant Advancement Committee
  4. 2022
    ChairICJR Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty 2022 Meeting
  5. 2022 - present
    MemberThe Hip Society, DEI Committee
  6. 2022 - present
    Active MemberRuth Jackson Orthopedic Society
  7. 2021
    ChairICJR Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty 2021 Meeting
  8. 2021 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Research Committee
  9. 2021 - present
    MemberThe Hip Society, Membership Committee
  10. 2020 - present
    ChairMayo Clinic Orthopedic Research Committee (ORC)
  11. 2020 - present
    ChairMayo Clinic Orthopedic Research Executive Committee (OREC)
  12. 2020 - present
    MemberExecutive Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  13. 2020 - 2021
    PresidentMinnesota Orthopedic Society
  14. 2020 - present
    Advisory Committee MemberCurrent Concepts in Joint Replacement (CCJR)
  15. 2020 - present
    Board of DirectorsAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  16. 2020 - present
    MemberHip Society
  17. 2019
    ChairICJR Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty 2019 Meeting
  18. 2019 - 2020
    President ElectMinnesota Orthopedic Society
  19. 2019 - present
    MemberInterurban Orthopaedic Society
  20. 2019 - present
    MemberKnee Society
  21. 2018 - present
    Chair2018 Annual Meeting, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  22. 2018 - present
    ReviewerOrthopaedic Research and Education Foundation
  23. 2018
    ChairAORecon: Periprosthetic Fractures and Infections
  24. 2018
    ChairICJR Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty 2018 Meeting
  25. 2018 - 2019
    SecretaryMinnesota Orthopedic Society
  26. 2018 - present
    MemberProgram Committee, 2018 Annual Meeting, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  27. 2018 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Adult Reconstruction ICL Committee
  28. 2017 - present
    MemberEuropean Knee Society; Publication Subcommittee
  29. 2017 - 2018
    TreasurerMinnesota Orthopedic Society
  30. 2017 - present
    Co-ChairMayo Clinic Orthopedic Surgery and Anesthesiology Surgical Efficiency (OASIS)
  31. 2016
    Co-ChairAORecon; Principles of Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty 2016 Meeting
  32. 2016
    Abstract Reviewer2016 Annual Meeting, Orthopedic Research Society
  33. 2016 - present
    Active MemberMayo Clinic Orthopedic Research Executive Committee (OREC)
  34. 2016 - present
    Active MemberMayo Clinic Orthopedic Research Committee (ORC)
  35. 2016 - present
    Fellow MemberAmerican Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  36. 2016 - present
    MemberResearch Committee, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  37. 2016 - present
    MemberProgram Committee, 2016 Annual Meeting, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  38. 2016 - present
    MemberEuropean Knee Society
  39. 2016 - present
    ChairWeb Education Committee, International Congress for Joint Reconstruction
  40. 2016 - present
    Executive Board MemberInternational Congress for Joint Reconstruction
  41. 2016 - present
    Education Committee ChairInternational Congress for Joint Reconstruction
  42. 2015 - present
    MemberMusculoskeletal Infection Society
  43. 2015
    MemberEducation Committee, Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
  44. 2015 - 2017
    Board of DirectorsMedical Services Review Board, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
  45. 2015
    Abstract Reviewer2015 Annual Meeting, Orthopedic Research Society
  46. 2015
    Abstract Reviewer2015 Annual Meeting, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  47. 2015 - present
    MemberMaster Planning Committee, Rochester Methodist Hospital
  48. 2015 - present
    MemberMinnesota Department of Labor and Industry
  49. 2014 - 2021
    MemberBoard of Directors, Minnesota Orthopaedic Society
  50. 2014 - 2015
    Co-Chair2015 Annual Meeting, Minnesota Orthopaedic Society
  51. 2014
    Abstract Reviewer2014 Annual Meeting, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  52. 2014 - present
    MemberEuropean Hip Society
  53. 2013 - present
    MemberJ. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society
  54. 2013 - present
    LeadBone and Joint Journal, Research Specialty Channel
  55. 2012 - present
    Fellow MemberInternational Congress for Joint Reconstruction
  56. 2012 - present
    MemberABOS/ACGME Adult Reconstruction Fellowship Milestones Committee
  57. 2012 - present
    MemberRanawat Fellowship Club
  58. 2011 - present
    MemberEmerging Leader, American Orthopaedic Association
  59. 2010 - present
    Full MemberMid-America Orthopaedic Association
  60. 2009 - 2012
    Resident MemberMusculoskeletal Tumor Society
  61. 2008 - 2011
    MemberMayo Graduate Medical Education Committee in Surgery and Surgical Specialties
  62. 2008 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Orthopedic Surgery Education Committee
  63. 2008 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Orthopedic Research Review Committee
  64. 2008 - present
    MemberOrthopedic Research Society
  65. 2008 - present
    MemberMinnesota Orthopaedic Society
  66. 2007 - present
    MemberMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  67. 2007 - present
    Fellow MemberAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  68. 2007 - present
    MemberWisconsin Medical Alumni Association
  69. 2007 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  70. 2007 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  71. 2007 - present
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha
  72. 2003 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association

Publications

Research activities

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