Matthew W. Lawless, M.D., FACS

Dr. Lawless

Matthew W. Lawless, M.D., FACS

Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Sports Medicine & Knee

Dr. Lawless is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery in orthopaedic surgery, and in the orthopaedic sports medicine subspecialty. He
is fellowship-trained in sports medicine and focuses on all
knee problems. Dr. Lawless serves as team physician for Wright
State University Athletics and Fairborn High School.

Patient Handouts:

» ACL Reconstruction
» Arthroscopy
» Concussion Fact Sheet
» Extension Exercises
» Hip IT Band Stretches
» Knee Cryo Instructions
» Knee Pain
» LRU Pillow
» Strengthening Drills


M.D.: University of Louisville, Kentucky (1995)
Internship: Wright State University, General Surgery (1996)
Residency: Wright State University, Orthopaedic Surgery (2001)
Fellowship: Methodist Sports Medicine, Indianapolis (2002)


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery – Board certified 2003
Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine (2007)

Clinical Expertise

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