Matthew D. Abbot

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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Clinical Assistant Professor
Short bio: 

Matthew Abbott, M.D. is an Assistant Clinical Professor for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Michigan Health System and specializes in Pediatric Orthopaedic surgery.  

Dr. Abbott completed his undergraduate education at DePauw University, where he graduated cum laude in Biochemistry and Spanish.  He graduated from the Indiana University of Medicine and completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Indiana University School of Medicine.  

After residency, Dr. Abbott completed a fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas, Texas.

Dr. Abbott is an active member in multiple societies including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Association, and the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America.

Research summary: 

Pediatric trauma; Limb lengthening; Scoliosis.

Recent publications: 

Matthew D. Abbott; Randall T. Loder; Jeffrey O. Anglen. Comparison of submuscular and open plating of pediatric femur fractures: A retrospective review. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2013;33(5):519-523.