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Robert N. Matar, MD

Clinical Instructor

Orthopaedic Surgery | College of Medicine

Education/Credentials
  • BS - Cell & Molecular Biology: University of Michigan
  • MSc - Physiology: University of Michigan
  • MD: Central Michigan University
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Peer Reviewed Publications

Coscia, Atticus C; Matar, Robert N; Espinal, Emil E; Shah, Nihar S; Grawe, Brian M 2021. Does preoperative diagnosis impact patient outcomes following reverse total shoulder arthroplasty? A systematic review. Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery, 30 6, 1458-1470

Flagstad, Ilexa R; Tatman, Lauren M; Heare, Austin; Parikh, Harsh R; Albersheim, Melissa; Atchison, Jared; Breslin, Mary; Davis, Patrick; Feinstein, Shawn; Hak, David J; Labrum, Joseph T; Lufrano, Reuben C; Lund, Erik A; Connelly, Daniel; Matar, Robert N; Nadeau, Jason; Ries de Chaffin, Danielle; Rodriguez-Buitrago, Andres F; Schmidt, Tegan; Shaw, Nichole; Simske, Natasha; Siy, Alexander B; Titter, Julie; Vang, Sandy; Wagstrom, Emily; Westberg, Jerald R; Hahn, Jesse; Mauffrey, Cyril; Mir, Hassan R; O'Toole, Robert V; Obremskey, William T; Sanders, Roy W; Schmidt, Andrew H; Vallier, Heather A; Whiting, Paul S; Cunningham, Brian P 2021. Single-Stage Versus 2-Stage Bilateral Intramedullary Nail Fixation in Patients With Bilateral Femur Fractures: A Multicenter Retrospective Review. Journal of orthopaedic trauma, 35 9, 499-504

Keil, Lukas G; Mullis, Brian H; Iii, Paul Tornetta; Alley, Maxwell C; Olszewski, Nathan P; Wheeler, Jonathan A; von Kaeppler, Ericka P; Morshed, Saam; Matar, Robert N; Archdeacon, Michael T; Smith, Tyler W; Miller, Anna N; Horwitz, Daniel S; Baig, Mirza Shahid; Telgheder, Zachary L; Azer, Emil; Manzano, Givenchy W; Vallier, Heather A; Barnett, Scott A; Krause, Peter C; Bornes, Troy D; Ricci, William M; Dunne, Patrick J; Yarboro, Seth R; Ment, Alexander J; Marcantonio, Andrew J; Alqudhaya, Rashed S; Leighton, Ross K; Ostrum, Robert F 2021. Proximal tibia fracture dislocations: Management and outcomes of a severe and under-recognized injury. Injury, ,

Matar, Robert N; Cotton, Colin D F; Schramm, Violet T; Shah, Nihar S; Grawe, Brian M 2021. Differences in Access to Outpatient Care in the State of Ohio for an Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Patient. Arthroscopy, sports medicine, and rehabilitation, 3 1, e1-e5

Matar, Robert N; Shah, Nihar S; Grawe, Brian M 2021. Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System Scores Are Inconsistently Correlated With Legacy Patient-Reported Outcome Measures in Shoulder Pathology: A Systematic Review. Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association, 37 4, 1301-1309.e1

Matar, Robert N; Shah, Nihar S; Vincent, Jonathan C; Rayos Del Sol, Shane; Grawe, Brian M 2021. Factors that influence inpatient satisfaction after shoulder arthroplasty. Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery, 30 4, e165-e172

Sabbagh, Ramsey S; Shah, Nihar S; Newyear, Brian M; Matar, Robert N; Johnson, Brian M; Grawe, Brian M 2021. What are the risk factors associated with limited musculoskeletal health literacy in shoulder arthroplasty patients? Musculoskeletal care, ,

Sabbagh, Ramsey; Shah, Nihar; Jenkins, Sarah; Macdonald, Jacob; Foote, Austin; Matar, Robert; Steffensmeier, Andrew; Grawe, Brian 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic and follow-up for shoulder surgery: The impact of a shift toward telemedicine on validated patient-reported outcomes. Journal of telemedicine and telecare, , 1357633X21990997

Schumaier, Adam P; Matar, Robert N; Ramalingam, Wendy G; Archdeacon, Michael T 2021. Patient-Reported Outcomes for Fractures of the Acetabulum: A Comparison Between Patient-Reported Outcomes Information System and Traditional Instruments. The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, ,

Crawford, Zachary Thomas; Southam, Brendan; Matar, Robert; Avilucea, Frank R; Bowers, Katherine; Altaye, Mekibib; Archdeacon, Michael T 2020. A Nomogram for Predicting 30-day Mortality in Elderly Patients Undergoing Hemiarthroplasty for Femoral Neck Fractures. Geriatric orthopaedic surgery & rehabilitation, 11 , 2151459320960087

Khalil, Lafi S; Matar, Robert N; Rahman, Tahsin; Franovic, Sreten; Abbas, Muhammad J; Hessburg, Luke; Mehran, Nima; Okoroha, Kelechi R 2020. Effect of Workload After ACL Reconstruction on Rerupture Rates in NBA Players. Orthopaedic journal of sports medicine, 8 11, 2325967120964467

Matar, Robert N; Gardner, Tyler J; Kassam, Farzaan; Grawe, Brian M 2020. When do patients truly reach maximal medical improvement after undergoing reverse shoulder arthroplasty? The incidence and clinical significance of pain and patient-reported outcome measure improvement. JSES international, 4 3, 675-679

Matar, Robert N; Johnson, Brian; Shah, Nihar S; Grawe, Brian M 2020. Perceptions and Awareness of Overlapping Surgery in Patients With Shoulder Pain Presenting to an Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Clinic. Arthroscopy, sports medicine, and rehabilitation, 2 6, e815-e820

Matar, Robert N; Shah, Nihar S; Gardner, Tyler J; Grawe, Brian M 2020. Return to sport after surgical treatment for posterior shoulder instability: a systematic review. JSES international, 4 4, 797-802

Moutzouros, Vasilios; Jildeh, Toufic R; Khalil, Lafi S; Schwartz, Kaylin; Hasan, Laith; Matar, Robert N; Okoroha, Kelechi R 2020. A Multimodal Protocol to Diminish Pain Following Common Orthopedic Sports Procedures: Can We Eliminate Postoperative Opioids? Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association, 36 8, 2249-2257

Summers, Melissa A; Matar, Robert N; Denning, Jaime Rice; Dixon, Tonya L; Ramalingam, Wendy G; Asghar, Ferhan A; Grawe, Brian M 2020. Closing the Gender Gap: Barriers to Success for Recruitment and Retention of the Female Orthopaedic Surgery Applicant. JBJS reviews, 8 5, e0211

Khalil, Lafi S; Okoroha, Kelechi R; Jildeh, Toufic R; Matar, Robert N; Fidai, Mohsin S; Tramer, Joseph S; Ansok, Chase; Scher, Courtney; Van Holsbeeck, Marnix; Makhni, Eric C; Moutzouros, Vasilios 2019. Do anatomic changes found in the throwing arm after a season of pitching resolve with off-season rest? A dynamic ultrasound study. JSES open access, 3 4, 338-343

Zahr, Rima S; Yee, Marianne E; Weaver, Jack; Twombley, Katherine; Matar, Raed Bou; Aviles, Diego; Sreedharan, Rajasree; Rheault, Michelle N; Malatesta-Muncher, Rossana; Stone, Hillarey; Srivastava, Tarak; Kapur, Gaurav; Baddi, Poornima; Volovelsky, Oded; Pelletier, Jonathan; Gbadegesin, Rasheed; Seeherunvong, Wacharee; Patel, Hiren P; Greenbaum, Larry A 2019. Kidney biopsy findings in children with sickle cell disease: a Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium study. Pediatric nephrology (Berlin, Germany), 34 8, 1435-1445

Kizilbash, Sarah; Claes, Donna; Ashoor, Isa; Chen, Ashton; Jandeska, Sara; Matar, Raed Bou; Misurac, Jason; Sherbotie, Joseph; Twombley, Katherine; Verghese, Priya 2017. Bortezomib in the treatment of antibody-mediated rejection in pediatric kidney transplant recipients: A multicenter Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium study. Pediatric transplantation, 21 3,