Kate Matthews, PAC

Kate Matthews, PA-C, provides orthopedic care for patients under the supervision of orthopedic surgeon Lance Bear, MD. Kate has a solid background in athletic training and sports medicine, and has experience with a wide variety of orthopedic surgeries as a First Assist, including foot and ankle, trauma and total joint replacement.

Kate believes in treating the whole person. She takes the time understand how an injury will impact a person’s life in order to determine the best course of treatment. Working in partnership with each patient and delivering the best possible care are her priorities.

Name with degree:Kate Matthews, PAC
Specialties:Orthopaedic Surgery
Hospital affiliation: • St. Anthony Hospital, Gig Harbor
Interests: • Ankle Surgery
• Arthritis
• Arthroplasty
• Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
• Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
• Arthroscopy
• Athletic Injuries
• Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
• Elbow Surgery
• Foot & Ankle Orthopedics
• Foot & Ankle Surgery
• Foot & Ankle Trauma
• Fractures
• Hand & Wrist problems
• Hip Arthroscopy
• Hip Replacement
• Hip Surgery
• Joint Replacement Surgery
• Knee & Shoulder Injury
• Knee Arthroplasty
• Knee Arthroscopy
• Knee Injury
• Knee Replacement Surgery
• Knee Surgery
• Ligament Reconstruction
• Micro Hand Surgery
• Musculoskeletal Medicine
• Orthopedic Hand Surgery
• Orthopedic Sports Medicine
• Orthopedic Surgery
• Orthopedics
• Peripheral Nerve Injury
• Shoulder Arthroscopy
• Shoulder Injury
• Shoulder Reconstruction
• Shoulder Replacement
• Shoulder Surgery
• Sports Medicine
• Tibia Fracture
• Total Joint Replacement
• Trauma
• Wrist Problem
• Wrist Surgery
Medical School: • Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond VA
• Arcadia University


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