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  • Matthew Diltz , MD

    Matthew V. Diltz, MD

    Desert Orthopedic Center
    Harry & Diane Rinker Bldg.
    39000 Bob Hope Dr.
    Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
    Phone: (760) 568-2684
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  • “It is important to sit down with the patient and determine their goals, then use the resources available to achieve an optimal result.”


    Matthew V. Diltz, M.D. is a Board Certified fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine. He is a native of Southern California. After graduating from the University of Southern California with a major in Sports Medicine and Exercise

    Physiology, he traveled to New Orleans to attend medical school at Tulane University. He returned for his residency at the University of California at Irvine. He completed his training at Boston Children’s Hospital — Harvard with a fellowship in Adult and

    Pediatric Sports Medicine.


    Dr. Diltz has worked with athletes of all levels. He has served as team physician for Desert Hot Springs High School, Cathedral City High School, Xavier College Preparatory High School, College of the Desert, Northeastern University, and the Boston Ballet. He has received special training in hip arthroscopy and the treatment of complex ACL injuries. Dr. Diltz believes in an integrated approach to treatment of sports injuries, with the involvement of physical therapy and trainers. He is committed to providing the highest level of care to each and every individual that comes to his practice. “I believe it is important to sit down with the patient and determine their goals, then use the resources available to achieve an optimal result.”


    Dr. Diltz remains involved in clinical research. Multiple articles are in preparation as well as book chapters for Operative Techniques in Pediatric Orthopaedics. He continues to provide education to the community with lectures.


    Memberships include American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America, California Orthopaedic Association and California Medical Association.


  • Professional Details

    • Orthopedic Surgery*
    • English
    • 9
    • 9
    • YES
  • Professional Education

    • Tulane University School of Medicine
    • University of California Irvine
    • University of California Irvine
    • Harvard University Medical School
  • Board Certification

    • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
    • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery/Sports Med.
* Indicates Board Certified Specialty
  • Publication Date: January 15, 2018
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