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Dr. Matzkin


Dr. Matzkin

Elizabeth Matzkin, MD, is Board Certified and fellowship trained Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital. She serves as the Chief of Women’s Sports Medicine and her clinical interests are focused on preventing and providing care for sports injuries. She performs minimally invasive arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery including ACL reconstruction, complex knee ligament reconstruction, meniscus repair, rotator cuff and labral surgery


Duke University Men’s Football Team


U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team U.S. Paralympic Soccer Team U.S. Women’s National Hockey Team Stonehill College
  • Boston Magazine Top Doctor, 2020
  • Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors, 2020

Dr. Matzkin's Speaking Engagements

In this video, Dr. Matzkin explains why female athletes are at greater risk for ACL injuries and how they may be prevented with proper training.
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • orthopaedic-sports-medicine
  • Tulane University School of Medicine

Chief of Women’s
Sports Medicine

Specialized Care for Female Athletes.

Dr Matzkin is one of 6% of female Orthopaedic Surgeons in the United States. She is passionate about understanding sex differences in musculoskeletal medicine and in mentoring young females to pursue careers in orthopaedic surgery.

As the Chief of Women’s Sports Medicine, Dr Matzkin has developed a world-class and internationally renowned program. This program offers comprehensive multidisciplinary care for patients with sports injuries. She is committed to providing the highest quality of care to her patients, including competitive and recreational athletes. Her research allows her to provide top-notch, evidence based care to all her patients.



  • I had a wonderful experience with Dr. Matzkin. She was very thoughtful and thorough. Would highly recommend her.
    A Patient at Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • She is amazing and I feel I am in great hands
    A Patient at Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • The doctor was very clear about my options and about their recommendations, we didn't discuss a lot about recovery but I didn't have many questions either.
    A Patient at Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • She is amazing!!!! Fabulous surgeon! Both my husband and I have had surgery by her. We both highly recommend her to everyone that asks!!!!!
    A Patient at Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Dr Matzkin is the best
    A Patient at Brigham and Women's Hospital
Locations & Directions

Brigham and Women's Hospital,
Orthopaedic and Arthritis Center

60 Fenwood Road
2nd Floor
Hale Building for Transformative Medicine
Boston, MA 02115

Phone: (617) 732-5322

Fax: (617) 730-2815

Brigham and Women's/Mass General
Health Care Center at Foxborough

20 Patriot Place
Foxborough, MA 02035

Phone: (866) 378-9164