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Matthew H. Blake, MD

Matthew H. Blake, MD

Sports Medicine, Surgery, and Orthopedics
4.7 / 5 (Based on 79 Ratings) Learn More

"I enjoy working with my patients to create clinically proven treatment plans that will decrease their pain, increase their function and allow them to do what they enjoy."

Office Information

About Me

Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Expertise

Matthew Blake, MD, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine physician at Avera Orthopedics in Sioux Falls, SD, provides orthopedic and sports medicine care to people of all ages.

With fellowship training in shoulder and elbow surgery and sports medicine, you can count on Dr. Blake’s expertise in procedures such as:

  • ACL and knee ligament reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic shoulder, knee and elbow surgery
  • Cartilage restoration
  • Fracture care
  • Meniscus surgery
  • Rotator cuff and labral repair
  • Total and reverse shoulder replacement

Sports Injuries and Treatment Options

Compassionate Care

Dr. Blake believes that the best way to help his patients is by taking time to understand their pain. “I sit down with them and listen to where they’re coming from and what’s not working right. I try to put them at ease by letting them know there’s something we can do to help.”

“The best part of my work is being able to walk alongside patients – who are struggling and hurting – and help them do what they want to do in life again,” he adds.

Active Lifestyle

In his free time, Dr. Blake loves spending time with his family, including his wife and five children. “I spend a lot of time helping them with homework,” he laughs. “I also enjoy going to their activities like cross country, gymnastics, soccer and football.”

He also likes to read and enjoy outdoor activities such as mountain biking, snowboarding, wakeboarding, camping, fishing and hiking.

Experience

Education

Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, Medical School

Residency

Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Orthopedic Surgery

Fellowship

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Shoulder & Elbow

University of Kentucky, Lexington, Sports Medicine

Professional Memberships

American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons

Certifications

American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons

Reviews

October 06, 2019
they had an old visit as the reason for today's visit
September 17, 2019
I felt that Dr. Blake listened to what I had to say. He gave me options for treatment of my condition. He explained each option in detail. He was always kind and courteous as well as the rest of the staff.
September 14, 2019
Dr Blake is an awesome physician
September 10, 2019
I have so much respect for Dr Matthew Blake and his team. They truly listen and never make you feel you are being rushed. I have told several people that I would HIGHLY recommend Dr. Blake and his office. I'm SO happy I chose him as my surgeon!
September 06, 2019
Need to do name introduction, such as the nurse and PA.Thanks Care was great.
August 13, 2019
Was awesome
August 13, 2019
Great facility with terrific staff.
August 07, 2019
Everything was really good
July 24, 2019
The whole team was awesome
July 23, 2019
Just a long wait time, with no one else in the waiting room I waited 25minutes after my scheduled time to see my doctor for 7 minute meeting.
July 18, 2019
I was thrilled that the front office staff was able to get me in to see a doctor on such short notice that day. However, since my visit on Monday, I have called in with additional questions three times. Two of those times no one ever returned my call. I am still in pain and am wanting another appointment but can't get a call back.
July 04, 2019
Went well.
June 29, 2019
I love Avera's people
June 10, 2019
Dr. Blake and his PA have been two of the best doctors i have ever come in contact with. Absolutely professional and personable at the same time.
May 30, 2019
the office personal didn't seemed interested in taking my co-pay even though I told them I preferred to pay right away. Several times it co-pay was not taken and the staff seemed like it was an inconvenience to do that step.
May 23, 2019
Nothing else. Very pleseased with care and outcome.
May 02, 2019
I was surprised that in the online notes that it was referenced on info to me that I did not receive.
April 15, 2019
Got a cortisone shot in my hand for inflammation. Felt relief the next day. Very grateful. Was instructed to contact doctor in 6 weeks to see how I'm doing. Will do that.
April 11, 2019
Avera providers and all staff have always been the BEST!
April 07, 2019
Very kind, explain procedure well
April 05, 2019
It was all good
March 30, 2019
I've just begun seeing Dr. Blake so I wouldn't expect him to know a lot about me but I found him very courteous and supportive. The staff was excellent and eager to hear from me. Overall, my treatment was very satisfactory.
March 07, 2019
Couldnt ask for better care
February 14, 2019
Dr Blake has helped restore my faith in doctors. He is honest, kind and very thorough.
January 28, 2019
The appointment reception set my post operation appt date before the actual surgery. I think that needs to be rescheduled
January 24, 2019
They gave me my injection in my knee. He has great shot skills. He said he was done and I was sure he was not!!! He is GREAT at his job. Thank you!
January 12, 2019
he was honest from the first day tell me exactly what to expect I'm treated me as a person always listening to my suggestions we have a good relationship

This directory contains information about the provider members of Independent Health Care Associates, Avera Health and all Avera entities, members of the Avera Medical Group, and employed select providers with Avera McKennan, Sioux Falls, SD and Avera Marshall, Marshall, MN and physicians with hospital privileges at Avera St. Luke's, Aberdeen, SD; Avera Sacred Heart, Yankton, SD; Avera Queen of Peace, Mitchell, SD; Avera St. Mary's, Pierre, SD.

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