Matthew B. Anastasi, M.D.

  1. Sports Medicine Specialist

Specialty Groups

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English

Matthew B. Anastasi, M.D., is a family and sports medicine specialist at Mayo Clinic Arizona, where he treats athletes and patients of all levels.  He earned his medical degree at Ross University School of Medicine and completed his family medicine residency at West Virginia University where he was nominated as resident of the year and served as chief resident. Upon graduation, he completed a primary care sports medicine fellowship at St. Joseph’s Hospital/Arizona State University in Tempe.

He has been a team physician with the Arizona Diamondbacks since 2012 and also serves as a team physician for the Phoenix Rising Football Club as well as USA Men's Junior Basketball. He is one of the medical directors for both the Fiesta Bowl and Cactus Bowl.  Previously, he was a team physician for Arizona State University.

Dr. Anastasi is an instructor in orthopedics at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science.  Mayo Clinic Arizona is ranked #1 in Arizona by U.S. News & World Report.

His areas of particular interest include:

  • Diagnosis and management of injuries of the knee, shoulder, ankle, elbow, and hip
  • Pediatric patients, specifically overuse injuries
  • Sport related concussion treatment
  • Marathoner and Ironman participants
  1. Ankle instability
  2. Concussion
  3. Hip tendinitis
  4. Knee pain
  5. Osteoarthritis
  6. Shoulder instability
  1. Fracture treatment
  2. Joint injection
  • Diagnosis and management of injuries of the knee, shoulder, ankle, elbow, and hip
  • Pediatric patients, specifically overuse injuries
  • Sport related concussion treatment
  • Marathoner and Ironman participants
  1. 2013
    Fellowship - Sports MedicineSt. Joseph's Hospital/Arizona State University
  2. 2012
    Residency - Family MedicineWest Virginia University
  3. 2008
    MD - MedicineRoss University School of Medicine
  4. 2003
    Post-Baccalaureate ProgramWest Virginia University
  5. 2002
    BA - Molecular BiologyColgate University

Certifications

  1. 2013
    Sports MedicineAmerican Board of Family Medicine
  2. 2012
    Family MedicineAmerican Board of Family Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2012
    Arnold P. Gold Humanism in Medicine AwardArnold P. Gold Foundation
  2. 2011
    Resident of the YearFamily Medicine, West Virginia University
  3. 2011
    Research Resident of the YearFamily Medicine, West Virginia University
  4. 2011
    Chief ResidentFamily Medicine, West Virginia University
  5. 2010
    Elected Member of WVU Graduate Medical EducationFamily Medicine, West Virginia University
  6. 2010
    Associate Chief ResidentFamily Medicine, West Virginia University
  7. 2009
    Off-Service Emergency Room Resident of the YearFamily Medicine, West Virginia University
  8. 2002
    Recipient of Dr. Leo H. Speno Endowed Prize FundColgate University
  9. 2001
    Selected Participant, Wales Study GroupColgate University

Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - present
    MemberPhysician Leadership Development Program, Dignity Health
  2. 2016 - 2018
    MemberCare Management/Performance Committee, Arizona Care Network
  3. 2015 - 2016
    Regional Medical DirectorDignity Health East Valley
  4. 2011 - 2012
    MemberFamily Medicine Interest Group, West Virginia University School of Medicine
  5. 2011 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Society for Sports Medicine
  6. 2009 - 2011
    PhysicianNCAA Pre-Participation Physicals, West Virginia University
  7. 2009 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Family Physicians
  8. 1998 - 2000
    Team MemberMen's Varsity Soccer, Division I Athletics, Colgate University

Publications