Matthew D. Saltzman, MD

Matthew D. Saltzman, MD

4.8 
453 ratings  Read Reviews
Northwestern Medical Group

Primary Specialty

Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

Secondary Specialty

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Insurance Accepted

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine - 2003
Internship:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2004
Residency:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2008
Fellowships:
University of Washington - 2009

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Associate Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall rating

4.8
4.8 
453 Ratings
  • Friendly & Courteous
    4.9
  • Will Recommend to Others
    4.8
  • Clear Explanations
    4.8
  • Shows Concern
    4.8
  • Includes You In Decisions
    4.9
  • Explains Medications
    4.8
  • Follow-Up Instructions
    4.8
  • Easy to Understand
    4.9
  • Time Spent With Patient
    4.6
  • Confidence in Doctor
    4.8

Reviews from Patients

89 Reviews
October 27, 2019

This was my first visit and I was very comfortable with Dr Saltzman and his staff.

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October 27, 2019

Best surgeon for this procedure. It's a difficult operation, but I have had little pain and the incision in healing well.

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October 22, 2019

Dr Saltzman was excellent and so was his athletic trainor.

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October 15, 2019

excellent experience

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October 14, 2019

I would highly recommend Dr. Saltzman to anyone who needs orthopedic surgeon.

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September 20, 2019

The doctor is excellent

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September 16, 2019

Very good.

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September 07, 2019

I am fortunate to be treated by Dr. SaltzmanDr. Saltzman is professional kind caring and treated me with empathy and explained well I will recommend Dr. Saltzman to my family and friends without any hesitation

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September 02, 2019

fine-as expected

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August 26, 2019

*Dr. Saltzman is one of my two favorite physicians. He's warm, he listens, he answers questions.

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August 26, 2019

Dr. went a little bit fast on some items but I didn't try to slow him down. He is quick but responsive and pays attention and answers the specifics of questions with specific information.

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August 15, 2019

ALL GOOD!!!

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July 26, 2019

Dr. Mathew Saltzman is extremely competent I strongly recommend him.

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July 17, 2019

Excellent!

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July 03, 2019

Both Dr. Saltzman and his PA have been great throughout this entire process, including surgery. They are, most importantly, competent. They are responsive, friendly, patient and overall, very helpful. I would highly recommend them to potential patients.

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June 26, 2019

Very good.

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June 24, 2019

Dr. Saltzman did a great job on my shoulder and has been great to work with!

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June 18, 2019

Dr. Saltzman is simply the best. I was referred to him by my previous doctor in Texas.

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June 17, 2019

I appreciate that Dr. Saltzman takes all the time necessary. I never feel rushed.

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June 07, 2019

From my first appointment there was no doubt that Dr. Saltzman and team was extremely qualified and knew I was at the right place to have my shoulder repaired

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May 28, 2019

Felt very comfortable and confident with Dr Saltzman

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May 22, 2019

Dr. Saltzman has been wonderful.

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May 14, 2019

Dr. Saltzman is an excellent physician who shows genuine concern about my health.

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May 10, 2019

Dr. Saltzman is the best!

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May 06, 2019

TOP NOTCH ALL THE WAY, AS USUAL!

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May 05, 2019

Excellent doctor and his assistant!

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April 19, 2019

Very satisfied with the care and course of treatment outlined by *Dr. Saltzman.

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April 19, 2019

excellent

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March 17, 2019

Dr. Saltzman was attentive, professional & very informative!! I feel very comfortable knowing that he will be my surgeon. I love being a Northwestern patient. My PCP is at Northwestern.

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March 08, 2019

This was my first visit to see Dr. Saltzman. The ultimate professional!

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March 03, 2019

Dr Saltzman was most helpful in our meeting

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March 03, 2019

dr took his time reviewing my case and explaining. appreciated he did not seem in a hurry to get on to the next case...and gave me the "time of day "

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March 01, 2019

Dr. Saltzman explained my MRI and gave me options on how to proceed. The decision is mine to make.

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February 17, 2019

Always very professional and willing to spend the time needed.

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February 15, 2019

Dr. Saltzman was very good and to the point.

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February 10, 2019

very good !

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January 20, 2019

good

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January 19, 2019

good

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January 18, 2019

Dr. Saltzman is one of the best and nicest physicians/surgeons I have. Extremely easy to talk to and very attentive to what I have to say.

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January 11, 2019

Matt Saltzman, MD is the quintessential physician

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December 24, 2018

excellent care

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December 07, 2018

Dr Saltzmann is a brilliant surgeon. He took my complicated case and saved my arm. No exaggeration. We have such affection for this young man and his staff. He turely gave me back my life.

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November 09, 2018

The doctor was great.

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November 07, 2018

Dr. Saltzman and his staff were great. Thanks for getting my shoulder back in shape

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November 02, 2018

Matthew Saltzman is very professional and I would recommend him and NW Medicine any day

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October 23, 2018

Dr Saltzman is a very delightful person, very efficient in my diagnosis and after care. I would highly recommend him as a physician.

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October 07, 2018

I was referred, best advice, EVER!!!

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September 10, 2018

ALWAYS EXCELLENT

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September 07, 2018

OK experience.

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September 07, 2018

Both my husband and I are very impressed with Dr. Saltzman regarding his skill and his care and concern for my wellbeing, both in the office and before and after my surgery in the hospital.

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August 31, 2018

Dr. Saltzman is an excellent doctor. Always explains everything, and makes time for any questions.

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August 24, 2018

Dr Saltzmann literally gave my life back to me. He saved my arm when he took my case. I had a terrible infection coming to him. He is a brilliant, caring young man. We have great affection for him.

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August 24, 2018

Excellent visit.

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August 17, 2018

So pleased with Dr Saltzman, I've already recommended him to others.

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August 15, 2018

It helps that Dr. Satlzman was recommended by a good friend and also my regular physical therapist. I saw another doc for a 2d opinion and he spent more time reviewing my condition, so that had me wondering if Dr. Saltzman saw enough. The recommendations for treatment were not different. The references for Dr. Saltzman and his demeanor, and apparent knowledge, give me great confidence.

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August 06, 2018

good experience

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August 01, 2018

excellent doctor, informed, informative, kind, encouraging, prompt. an elegant practitioner.

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July 30, 2018

Extreemly exceptional experience !! Thank you !

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July 29, 2018

Thank you

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July 21, 2018

Dr. Saltzman demonstrates and projects confidence to the patient.

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July 09, 2018

Outstanding provider

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July 06, 2018

very pleased with experience!

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June 08, 2018

good

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