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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Surgical Specialist
38 years of experience
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
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(31)
Patient comments (18)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joel Matta is Excellent. Dr. Matta has been reviewed by 31 patients who have provided 18 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.6
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Promptness 3.5
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Courteous Staff 3.6
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Accurate Diagnosis 3.6
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Bedside Manner 3.6
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Spends Time with Me 3.7
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Follows Up After Visit 3.5
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Joel Matta, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)

Education & Awards

Dr. Matta graduated from Oregon Health & Science University, Portland. He has 5 awards.

Awards  
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2011, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
Mid-City
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Santa Monica, CA
Orthopaedic Surgeon

Affiliations

Dr. Matta has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Santa Monica - UCLA Medical Center 
  • Saint John's Health Center 
  • Good Samaritan Hospital - Los Angeles 

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Additional Information
Dr. Joel Matta MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 38 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Joel Matta practice?
Dr. Joel Matta has 4 office locations.
Dr. Joel Matta practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Santa Monica, CA.
See Santa Monica Orthopedic Surgeons.