Matthew Melander, DO



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Pike County Memorial Hospital is proud to welcome Dr. Matthew Melander, DO. Dr. Melander is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon. Dr. Melander treats people of all ages and activity levels, and strives to keep patients feeling well and performing their best. He completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship in 2007 at the prestigious Methodist Sports Medicine Center and was a team fellow for the 2007 Super Bowl Champions, the Indianapolis Colts.


Dr. Melander provides a wide variety of orthopedic services. As an Orthopedic Specialist, he has cutting-edge expertise with Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction, rotator cuff and labral tears of the shoulder, cartilage restoration, and hip arthroscopy.
As a patient, you want a doctor who understands how important it is to get back to your routine. Whether you just have an active lifestyle or you’re retired and want to remain active- you want a doctor who can help you get back to your normal routine.

Sports Medicine

Dr. Melander has extensive experience in the sports medicine community both personally and professionally and is dedicated to getting you back to the top of your game through efficient diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation. Dr. Melander is a Team Physician, for the Fort Zumwalt West High School, the Great Midwest Football League Missouri Cyclones, and a member of the sports medicine team at Lindenwood University. He is also a sports medicine consultant for Big River Running Company and Fleet Feet.
Dr. Melander will work with you to correct or improve sports injuries or other injuries. This doesn’t always mean surgery. Today, sports medicine focuses on the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries. If surgery is required, Dr. Melander is an expert in arthroscopic, minimally invasive, and open surgical techniques.
Dr. Melander specializes in:

  • Joint Replacements
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Arthroscopy of the shoulder, knee, hip, and elbow
  • Ligament reconstruction of the ACL, PCL, and elbow
  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
  • Fracture treatment
  • Sports medicine
  • Workers’ compensation

The practice of orthopedics and sports medicine usually involves a cooperative approach between the orthopedic surgeon, athletic trainer, physical therapist if appropriate, and most importantly the patient. When you’re ready, call us at 573-754-4584 to set up an appointment and let’s talk about getting you back to your game.


If you have any more questions about the services we render here at Pike County Memorial Hospital, please, don't hesitate to reach out.