Dr. Cullen’s Specialties
Dr. Cullen specializes in knee care, helping many patients return to function after knee replacement surgery.
Knee Ligament & Meniscus Repair
Our goal at Sano Orthopedics is to individualize your treatment plan through evidence-based medicine to maximize your chance to return to function without the risk of re-injury.
Sports & Athletic Injuries
Dr. Cullen obtained a sports medicine fellowship at the MedStar Orthopeaedic Institute in Baltimore, MD and Washington D.C. During his fellowship, he worked with high school, collegiate, and professional athletes. He applies that experience to his patients in Kansas City.
Rotator Cuff Repair
Dr. Cullen focuses on shoulder care, reviewing all treatment options with his patients.
With his sports medicine fellowship and on-going research on ACL technique, Dr. Daggett uses the latest innovation to provide the best outcomes for his patients.
When a shoulder instability event occurs, it can also cause other damage to the shoulder. Dr. Cullen takes time to review the best options for his patients.
Shoulder joint replacement surgery should be a collective decision between you and your physician. Dr. Cullen and team walk you through all the questions to ensure you’re ready.
MEET DR. CULLEN:
ABOUT DR. MATT CULLEN
Dr. Matt Cullen is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon at Sano Orthopedics, specializing in sports medicine, and knee and shoulder care.
A Kansas City native, Dr. Cullen obtained his undergraduate degree from Northwest Missouri State University. He attended medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences and completed his orthopedic surgery residency through Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences and St. Mary’s Medical Center. Dr. Cullen pursued a sports medicine fellowship at the MedStar Orthopaedic Institute in Baltimore, MD, and Washington D.C. During his fellowship, he worked with high school, collegiate, and professional athletes. He served alongside the medical staff of the NFL Baltimore Ravens and NBA Washington Wizards, learning how elite athletes maximize their return to sport.
Dr. Matt Cullen is an active member of several orthopedic societies, including the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He also completed a medical mission trip to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where they provided surgical care to Ethiopian athletes. He’s also involved in medical research that has been published in peer-reviewed journals.
In addition to sports medicine, Dr. Cullen’s areas of focus include knee and shoulder injuries, and joint replacement.
Dr. Matt Cullen is known for his attentive, caring approach to treating his patients. He believes in using an evidence-based approach to formulating treatment plans for his patients.
Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences, Kansas City, MO
Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Kansas City University, Kansas City, MO
Fellowship: MedStar Orthopaedic Institute, Baltimore, MD and Washington D.C.
AWARDS & AFFILIATIONS
- Associate Clinical Professor of KCU
- Member of AOAO, AOSSM, AAOS, ANNA
INTERESTS & HOBBIES
In his free time, Dr. Cullen enjoys spending time with wife, Jessica, family and friends. He loves outdoor activities including golfing, hiking, and spending time at the lake. He is also an action sports and motorsports enthusiast.
DR. MATT CULLEN’S PATIENT REVIEWS
DR. CULLEN’S BLOGS & RESEARCH
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