Mathew Mazoch, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Baton Rouge, LA


Orthopaedic Surgery Baton Rouge, LA

Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Trauma, Shoulder Surgery

Specialist in arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery in the shoulder, knee, hip, and elbow.

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  • Dr. Mazoch is a Fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon in arthroscopic surgery and sports medicine. He spent additional time after orthopedic residency working with many of the internationally recognized leaders in the field of arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery to master complex procedures in the shoulder, knee, hip, and elbow.

    Specific areas of expertise include:

    Shoulder Arthroscopy
    •athletic shoulder injuries
    •pain and difficulty with overhead activity
    •rotator cuff tears and repair
    •arthritis and shoulder replacement
    •instability and labral tears
    •throwing pain

    Knee Arthroscopy
    •athletic injuries in the knee
    •meniscus tears
    •ACL and other ligament pathology
    •pain, arthritis, and mal-alignment

    Hip Arthroscopy
    •athletic hip injuries and snapping hip
    •labral tears and impingement
    •activity related hip pain

    Elbow Arthroscopy
    •tennis elbow(lateral epicondylitis) and golfer’s elbow(medial epicondylitis)
    •pain with activity, throwing, and instability

    Education and Background

    Dr. Mazoch grew up on a beef cattle farm and is an avid outdoorsman. He is an LSU fan and a Baton Rouge native. He graduated Valedictorian from Catholic High School. He then graduated Summa Cum Laude from LSU with numerous other awards and honors. He graduated at the top of his class in medical school at LSU, receiving Honors in all his clinical rotations and serving as president of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honors society. He completed his orthopedic residency at the University of Arkansas for the Medical Sciences where he consistently performed over the 98th percentile nationally on all his in-training and Board exams. He has peer-reviewed research publications and has presented his work at both national and international meetings. He completed Fellowship training at Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopedic center and Tulane Institute of Sports Medicine where he received additional training from internationally renowned experts in arthroscopic

Education & Training

  • University of Arkansas for Medical SciencesResidency, Orthopedic Surgery, 2013 - 2016
  • Louisiana State University School of Medicine in ShreveportClass of 2011
  • Louisiana State UniversityBS, Biological Sciences; Minor: Business Administration/ Psychology, Summa Cum Laude, 2003 - 2007
  • Tulane UniversityFellowship, Orthopedic Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery - Tulane Institute of Sports Medicine
  • Mississippi Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic CenterFellowship, Sports Medicine

Certifications & Licensure

  • LA State Medical License
    LA State Medical License 2016 - 2021
  • MS State Medical License
    MS State Medical License 2016 - 2018
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • The James Aronson Resident Research Award 30th Annual Arkansas Orthopaedic Forum, 2014
  • Harley and Betty Baxter Resident Award Southern Orthopaedic Association, 2014
  • Honors in all Clinical Medical Rotations – Surgery, OB-GYN, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry 2009
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Identifying and Exposing the Proximal Biceps In Its Groove: The "Slit" Technique  
    Mazoch MJ, Frevert WF, Field LD, Arthroscopy Techniques, 1/1/2017
  • Complications in diabetic patients undergoing revision total joint arthroplasty  
    Mazoch MJ, Barnes CL, Cooper K, Current Orthopaedic Practice, 1/1/2016
  • Suspected Malignant Hyperthermia with Delayed Onset in a 25 Year Old Male using Propofol Anesthesia: A Case Report  
    Keegan B, Mazoch MJ, AMSRJ, 1/1/2015
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  • Complications, outcomes, and radiographic follow-up in bony-increased-offset reverse total shoulder arthroplasty (BIO- RSA) 
    Jackson, MS - 1/1/2017
  • The Biology of Muscle in the Athlete 
    Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center - 1/1/2017
  • Injury Prevention in Youth Soccer 
    Jackson, MS - 1/1/2017
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