Dr Jacob Matz MD, FRCSC
Foot and Ankle, Trauma, and Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. Matz is an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in Foot & Ankle and Orthopaedic Trauma surgery. He joined the Saint John Orthopaedic team in 2020 and sees patients with all types of pathology affecting the foot and ankle, as well as trauma affecting the upper limbs, lower limbs, and pelvis.
Upon graduating from medical school at Dalhousie University, Dr. Matz completed his residency at Western University in Ontario. He then completed a Foot & Ankle Reconstruction fellowship at the University of Toronto, followed by an Orthopaedic Trauma fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).
Dr. Matz is an Assistant Professor at Dalhousie University and is regularly involved in teaching residents and medical students from both Dalhousie University, and Memorial University. Dr. Matz has a keen interest in research, particularly focusing on foot and ankle biomechanics, anatomy, and clinical outcome studies. His previous publications can be viewed here.
Outside of work, Dr. Matz enjoys spending time with his wife and young children and participating in various outdoor activities, such hiking, mountain biking, fishing, and camping.
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