Matthew D. Weldon, MD
Orthopedic Sports Medicine
- Clinical Interests:
- Joint Preservation, Limb Alignment and Correction
Ross University School of Medicine, 2012
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 2019
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 2018
Methodist Health System at Dallas, 2013
Dr. Matthew Weldon specializes in sports medicine with an emphasis on arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery of the shoulder, elbow, knee, and ankle. Through his training, Dr. Weldon has gained expertise in the latest and most advanced techniques for minimally invasive surgery and reconstructive treatments, as well as nonsurgical management and rehabilitation. He has a special interest in joint preservation, focusing on limb alignment and correction. Additionally, he also performs joint replacement, encompassing the entire spectrum of joint disease. Dr. Weldon is also an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
He has extensive hands-on experience in sports medicine treating high school, collegiate, professional, and recreational athletes. He is currently the team physician for the Houston Dash and has worked with the Houston Texans, Houston Rockets, Houston Astros, Houston Dynamo, and athletic teams at the University of Houston. Dr. Weldon is also currently the team physician for both North Shore High school in Houston and Bridgeland High School in Cypress, Texas. He also participates in the care of many athletes at other local high schools as well.
Dr. Weldon received his undergraduate degree from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas where he was an All-Conference football player and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Economics and a Bachelor of Administration in Business. He completed medical school at Ross University, graduating with Highest Honors. After completing an internship in general surgery at Methodist Hospital in Dallas, Texas, Dr. Weldon then completed his Orthopedic Surgery residency at McGovern Medical School. Upon completion of training, he went on to complete an additional fellowship year of specialty training in Orthopedic Sports Medicine at McGovern Medical School where he was selected as the Administrative Fellow.
Dr. Weldon is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine.