Matthew Melander, DO

Sports Medicine Physician & Orthopaedic Surgeon practicing at Advanced Bone and Joint, located in O’Fallon & St. Peters , MO.


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Dr. Melander specializes in sports medicine and work related injuries. Together, Dr. Melander and his highly educated, trained staff provide a wide range of Orthopedic and Sports Medicine services to patients in the St. Louis area. Dr. Melander and his team of orthopedic specialists provide all active individuals with cutting edge technologies and options for operative and non-operative treatment. The St. Louis Sports Medicine Team strives to promote healthy, active lifestyles and to keep patients feeling and performing their best.


Sports Medicine

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Education and information are paramount in the beginning of the healing process. Melander Sports Medicine’s dedicated staff will help you understand your injury and the processes we use for treatment, and work with you to set realistic expectations for recovery. View our Knowledge Base videos for more information on your upcoming procedure. We have videos of various treatments for knee, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip and ankle muscle, bone and joint injuries.

Your health and rehabilitation goals are our top priority. We strive to help you overcome your injury so you can return to your everyday lifestyle as quickly as possible.

From your initial consultation to your final visit with us, we will work with you every step of the way. For more information about Orthopedic Sports Medicine, visit American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.


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Dr. Melander is an Orthopedic Surgeon who chose to focus on sports injuries because he is an athlete and appreciates the drive and commitment it takes to remain active. He spent an extra year after his residency to focus on providing quality orthopedic care to athletes — everyone from professional athletes (like players for the Indianapolis Colts) to high school athletes and weekend warriors within the St. Louis and St. Charles area.


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"Dr. Melander and his staff have been nothing short of extraordinary. He has helped me return 100% from two torn ACLs. I am forever grateful!"  

- Rachel Benzing



National Athletic Training Month 2020

March is National Athletic Training Month We are proud to have not one, but two athletic trainers in our office and we are celebrating them and their profession this month! What is an Athletic Trainer (AT)? An athletic trainer is not to be confused...

February is American Heart Health Month

Heart Health Month This month at Melander Sports Medicine we are spreading awareness about heart health and steps we can take in our daily lives to prevent heart disease. Did you know? Heart disease is the #1 killer of men and women. We are bringing...

Board Certification Matters

Dr. Melander is now Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine! What does it mean to be Board Certified? Board Certification is not a requirement for physicians. After graduating from medical school physicians are required to complete a...


Words from our patients

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    "Dr. Melander knows his field. I trust him and I believe I always receive the best care from him and his staff whenever I need to see him."

    Jacquelyn W.
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    "Dr Melander has done my shoulder surgery and my sisters. He is very patient and explains everything in detail and so that you understand."

    Jo S.
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    "Dr Melander did a fantastic job on my knee."

    Michael P.
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    "Thank you for being a great listener, it is so appreciated when a Doctor takes the time to do that."

    Kathleen B.
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    "Dr. Melander is one of the best in this area for your orthopedic needs."

    Ryan M.
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    "Broken leg, he was excellent and explain completely, really took time to make sure it was healing right, would definitely recommend him"

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