Dr. Matthew Mai
Matthew C. Mai, MD, is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in comprehensive hip surgery. Dr. Mai treats musculoskeletal conditions of the hip resulting from development, injury, overuse and arthritis. He specializes in advanced hip arthroscopy for femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) and labral tears, hip preservation and anterior total hip arthroplasty. Dr. Mai is internationally-recognized in the hip arthroscopy community and teaches hip arthroscopy courses across the country alongside other leaders in the field.
Dr. Mai earned a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the United States Air Force Academy and his Doctor of Medicine from the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. After becoming an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Mai served two tours of duty in Afghanistan and one in Malawi and spent the last eight years of his military career stationed at Eglin Air Force Base and Hurlburt Field. He received numerous commendations for his service to our country. During his time in the Air Force, Dr. Mai developed a passion for hip preservation and served as the tertiary referral source for hip arthroscopy to a five-state area.
- Internship in General Surgery at Iowa Health System (Iowa Methodist Medical Center)
- Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Southern Illinois University and Affiliated Hospitals.
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Active Fellow)
- International Society for Hip Arthroscopy (Member)
- Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons (Member)
- Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)
- Florida Orthopaedic Society (Member)
Common Conditions We Treat
Bursitis occurs when these sacs get inflamed and cause pain and irritation to the very tissues they are tasked with helping freely move.
Snapping hip syndrome is a condition in which movement of the hip generates a snapping sound that can be both heard and felt.
Hip dysplasia describes the condition of having a socket that does not fully cover the ball, leading to partial or complete dislocation of the hip socket.
Arthritis literally means “inflammation of the joint” and it can be found in any part of the body, from the shoulder all the way down to the smallest joint of the toe.
Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) describes a condition in which the movement of the hip is restricted by abnormal bony contact between the femoral head and the acetabulum.