Fort Memorial Hospital
611 Sherman Avenue East
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
(920) 568-5000 | La linea de mensajes: (920) 568-5001


Accepting New Patients

Matthew S. Bliss, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon | Hand & Wrist Specialist


Primary Clinic
Orthopaedic Associates - Fort Atkinson
(920) 563-7888

Education
LANGUAGES: English, Spanish
United States Naval Academy - Annapolis, MD
University of New Mexico School of Medicine - Albuquerque, NM

Residency
Orthopaedic Surgery; Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center - Winston-Salem, NC

Board Certification
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Fellowship
Hand and Microvascular Surgery; University of Cincinnati - Mary S. Stern Hand Surgery Foundation Hand Surgery Specialists, Cincinnati, OH

Medical Practice

Dr. Bliss provides a full range of orthopaedic care for all ages with an emphasis on joint replacement surgery and treatments for injuries and nerve disorders of the upper extremities (hands, shoulders, elbows, wrists) including sports injuries, arthritis treatment, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, complex fracture management, and microvascular surgery.

“It is critically important for me to take the necessary time with each patient, including them in the decision-making process, to ensure they understand all treatment options and to set realistic expectations for their arm or hand problem.”

Specialties

  • Arthritis treatment and joint replacement of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand.
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome and other upper extremity nerve disorders.
  • Complex wrist and elbow fracture management
  • Microvascular surgery
  • Nerve, bone, skin, and tendon grafting.
  • Hand, wrist and elbow trauma
  • Tendon and nerve lacerations
  • Benign and cancerous mass excision and reconstruction
  • Congenital hand malformation treatment
  • All pediatric upper extremity injuries
  • Upper extremity sports injuries

Personal Interests

Originally from Albuquerque, NM, Dr. Bliss has lived in Wisconsin for the past 15 years and counting. “When not busy with our six children, my wife and I love to spend time in the kitchen making Jamaican cuisine and spoiling our tabby cat named Walter. We enjoy bike rides, yard work, and tossing the Frisbee on the beach in Miami.”

Military Career Honors:

  • Navy Achievement Medal with Gold Star
  • Navy Expeditionary Medal
  • National Defense Medal

Orthopaedic Associates - Fort Atkinson

Fort HealthCare Orthopaedic Associates is an expert team of board certified orthopedic surgeon-specialists who, applying the sciences of medicine and the advanced technology of Fort HealthCare, are helping persons young and old return to health – with better, faster, inspiring results.

Education and consultation. Evaluation and diagnosis. Treatment and recovery (including injury prevention and rehabilitation with our Therapy & Sport Center. Count on Fort HealthCare Orthopaedic Associates for inspiring results.

Orthopedic Care Specialists - With our orthopedic specialists in five convenient locations, Fort HealthCare Orthopaedic Associates provides comprehensive prevention, therapy, surgical treatment and rehabilitation services. Our physicians are dedicated to using progressive treatment techniques in the most efficient ways, with the ultimate goal of restoring patients to their highest possible levels of wellness and health.


To begin to live life to the fullest again, click on one of the hot links below to learn more about each specialist including videos, patient testimonials and more.

We also see orthopedic patients at Fort HealthCare clinics in:

  • Jefferson
  • Lake Mills

Offices

Orthopaedic Associates - Fort Atkinson
1504 Madison Avenue
Fort Atkinson WI, 53538
(920) 563-7888