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Matthew P. Gardner, MD


About This Provider

As a board certified orthopedic trauma surgeon, Dr. Gardner provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment with special interest in fractures, including the pelvis and acetabulum, as well as treatment of nonunions, malunions, fragility fractures and periprosthetic fractures.

Following his medical education at SIU School of Medicine, Dr. Gardner completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University Of Kansas School Of Medicine in Wichita. His fellowship orthopedic trauma surgery training was completed at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA.

Dr. Gardner is now treating pelvic fragility fractures with a new device called the CurvaFix® IM Implant, which was cleared for use by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) in 2019. The CurvaFix is the first implant specifically designed for use in the curved bones of the pelvis.



  • Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL


  • Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita, KS


  • Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery, Drexel University College of Medicine - Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • Sangamon County Medical Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Memorial Medical Center
  • Illinois State Medical Society
  • AOTrauma North America