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University of New Mexico School of Medicine

United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD
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
University of Cincinnati - Mary S. Stern Hand Surgery Foundation of Hand Surgery Specialists
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Matthew Bliss, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon | Hand & Wrist Specialist
Accepting New Patients
Clinic and Offices

Orthopaedic Associates

Primary Clinic
1504 Madison Avenue, Fort Atkinson WI 53538
611 Sherman Ave. East, Fort Atkinson WI 53538
1504 Madison Avenue, Fort Atkinson WI 53538

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.  My specialties include:”

  • 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 20 years and counting. “When not busy with our seven children, my fiancée and I love to spend time cooking and enjoying the sun in Mexico. We enjoy gardening and watching Game of Thrones.”

Military Career Honors:

  • Navy Achievement Medal with Gold Star
  • Navy Expeditionary Medal
  • National Defense Medal
Listen to Matthew Bliss, MD on The FortCast in the new podcast episode discussing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.