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Surgical Specialist, Orthopaedic Surgeon
39 years of experience

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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (19)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joel Matta is Good. Dr. Matta has been reviewed by 59 patients who have provided 19 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.2
Courteous Staff 4.4
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 4.4
Spends Time with Me 4.5
Follows Up After Visit 4.2

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

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

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


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 39 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Joel Matta practice?
Dr. Joel Matta has 1 office location.
Dr. Joel Matta practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Santa Monica, CA.
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