Matthew Musto, D.O., on August 1 will begin his post graduate advanced orthopaedic surgical training at the Minnesota Center for Orthopaedics located at Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby and Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin. He comes to MCO from University Hospitals Regional Medical Centers in Cleveland, Ohio, where he worked as an Orthopaedic Surgeon the past five years.
Dr. Musto is the first surgeon to be accepted for the one-year Fellowship training program at MCO. He will gain experience in navigated anterior hip replacement, robotic total knee replacement, shoulder reconstruction, as well as revision and infection work. Dr. Musto will work with two MCO surgeons and upon completion of the fellowship will be ready to enter private practice. The surgeon will be prepared to take great care of patients and be successful in navigating the challenges presented by modern surgical practices, all while being able to blend emerging technologies into a time-honored, principle-based practice. He will also have research opportunities and use registry data.
The surgeon earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree with honors at Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine in Spartanburg, South Carolina. He also holds a Master’s degree in Medical Science and Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of South Florida in Tampa. He has participated in numerous research projects and presented several evidenced-based lectures. Dr. Musto also served as a volunteer resident physician at Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center in Ohio; provided medical coverage at Kenston High School Athletics in Chagrin, Ohio; and participated in a medical mission trip to the Dominican Republic where he helped set up clinics and treated over 100 patients daily.
The Orthopaedic Fellowship at MCO began in 2022. One trainee will complete the program annually.