Matthew Cavagnaro, MD
Buffalo Blitz Team Physician
Matthew Cavagnaro, MD is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine and is part of the Buffalo Medical Group. He completed an Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, Los Angeles where he served as assistant team physician for the Los Angeles Kings, the Los Angeles Lakers, the Los Angeles Dodgers, and Loyola Marymount University. The Western New York native earned a Doctor of Medicine from the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, and completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia. His bachelor’s degree in biology was granted with honors from the University of Rochester. Dr. Cavagnaro treats a wide variety of orthopedic issues including shoulder, knee, hip and elbow injuries and concerns; and he uses a minimally invasive surgical approach when appropriate.
Matt has a special interest in sports-related injuries. Some of the injuries Dr. Cavagnaro treats include shoulder instability and arthritis, rotator cuff tears, shoulder and elbow problems in throwing athletes, hip labral tears and impingement, hip arthritis, and all ligamentous and meniscal knee injuries as well as knee arthritis.
Dr. Cavagnaro is married and enjoys spending time with family and friends, as well as playing golf and hockey.
Even though Matt totally enjoyed driving in the fast lane of LaLa Land, he is Very Excited to have found a home here in Buffalo with the Indoor Football League Blitz!!