Dr. Wendt did my hip surgery after I suffered a broken hip from a fall. He did an excellent job with repairing my break and was also very kind and easy to talk to.

- Jimmie
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Clinical Specialties

  • Foot & Ankle
  • Hip & Knee
  • Shoulder & Elbow
  • Sports Medicine



  • Northwestern University B.A. in Chemistry
  • Rush Medical College - Doctor of Medicine
  • Mayo Clinic - Residency


  • Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy of the Knee & Shoulder
  • Joint Replacements

  • Board Certified
  • Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons


Scientific Publications:

Scientific Presentations:

  • Wendt, Matthew; Saclarides, Theodore.  Hepatic Metastases from Primary Cancer of the Anus:  Report of 2 cases and Review of the Literature.  (Southeastern Surgical Congress February 2008)
  • Carlsen, BA; Wendt, MC; Spinner, RJ; Shin, AY; Bishop, AT.  Use of Free Functioning Muscle Transfer From a Paralyzed Lower Extremity to Restore Elbow Flexion.  (Meeting of the Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons 2009)
  • Wendt, MC; Cofield, RH; Sperling, JW.  Shoulder arthroplasty in hemophilic arthropathy.  (Meeting of the Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons 2010)
  • Wendt, MC; Adler, MA; Trousdale, RT; Cabanela, ME; Mabry, TM.  Effectiveness of False Profile Radiographs in Detection of Pelvic Discontinuity in a Cadaver Model.  (Meeting of the Mid-America Orthopedic Association 2011, Meeting of he Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons 2011)
  • Wendt, MC; Trousdale, RT; Cass, JR.  Incidence of radiographic cam-type impingement in femoral neck fractures treated with reduction and internal fixation (Orthopedic Trauma Association annual meeting 2011, Meeting of the Minnesota Orthopedic Society 2011, Meeting of the Mid-America Orthopedic Association 2012)
  • Wendt, MC; Mabry, TM Total Knee Arthroplasty in patients with Hemochomatosis Arthropathy (Meeting of the Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons 2011)

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