Matthew J. Bollier, MD, FAOA

Orthopedic Surgeon
4.59 out of 5 (722 ratings)

Clinical Associate Professor
Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
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"We can individualize a particular patient's injury, combining the physical therapist and athletic trainers. Then we can make a plan, surgical or non-surgical, to get an athlete back to doing what they love to do as quickly as possible. " — Matthew J. Bollier

Matthew Bollier, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon in the Sports Medicine Clinic, and he specializes in knee and shoulder injuries. Dr. Bollier received his medical degree from Loyola University's Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago before doing his residency at Michigan State University and a fellowship in Sports Medicine at the University of Connecticut.

He is actively involved in research involving rotator cuff tears, shoulder instability, shoulder separations, meniscus tears, knee ligament injuries, patella dislocations, and cartilage defects. In addition to providing care for University of Iowa athletes, he takes care of active patients of all ages.




Adult Specialties

  • Orthopedics
  • Sports medicine
  • Work injuries

Pediatric Specialties

  • Orthopedics
  • Sports medicine

Special Procedures and Treatments

  • ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) reconstruction
  • Bicep tendon repair
  • Distal clavicle excision
  • Femoral osteotomy
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Labral repair
  • LCL (lateral collateral ligament) repair
  • MCL (medial collateral ligament) repair
  • Meniscectomy
  • Meniscus repair
  • Microfracture surgery
  • Patellar instability surgery
  • PCL (posterior cruciate ligament) repair
  • Proximal tibial osteotomy
  • Quad tendon repair
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Shoulder arthroscopy

Diseases and Conditions

  • AC (acromioclavicular) joint separation
  • ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) tear
  • Biceps tendon tear
  • Knee cartilage damage
  • Knee pain
  • MCL (medial collateral ligament) tear
  • Meniscus tear
  • Patellar instability or dislocation
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Shoulder dislocation
  • Shoulder impingement syndrome
  • Shoulder labral tears
  • Shoulder pain
  • Work-related injuries


2701 Prairie Meadow Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242

200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242



  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (Orthopedic Sports Medicine)


MD, Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine, Chicago


Orthopedic Surgery, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich.


Sports Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Conn.


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Overall Rating

4.59 out of 5 (722 ratings)