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Dr. Matthew Dilisio joined OrthoNebraska in 2021 as a Harvard fellowship-trained shoulder and elbow surgeon. Prior to that, he practiced at Creighton University and CHI Health in Omaha since 2014. Dr. Dilisio is an expert in using minimally invasive surgery to treat shoulder and elbow problems such as rotator cuff tears, labral tears, and fractures/dislocations. He also has particular expertise in treating shoulder arthritis with joint replacement, reverse shoulder replacement, and a variety of other cutting-edge techniques. He is an official team physician of Omaha Athletics.

Hometown: Cleveland, OH


Shoulder Injuries, Shoulder Arthritis, Shoulder Impingement, Shoulder Joint Tear, Rotator Cuff Tears, Separated Shoulder, Biceps Tear at the Shoulder, Frozen Shoulder, Biceps Tear at the Elbow, Biceps Tendinitis, Broken Collarbone, Elbow (Olecranon) Bursitis, Elbow Arthritis, Elbow UCL Tears, Fractured or Dislocated Elbow, Golfer’s Elbow, Labrum Tears (SLAP), Tennis Elbow, Tommy John Injury, and less common conditions


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Ages treated: 14+

Accepts workers comp: Yes

14 Years in Practice



  • Board Certified in Orthopedics by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Associate Member of the Society of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
  • Associate Professor of Surgery, Creighton University Medical School
  • Harvard Business School Value-Based Healthcare Delivery Course


  • Boston Shoulder Institute at Harvard Medical School | Shoulder and Elbow Surgery Fellowship, 2014
  • Akron Summa Health System | Orthopedic Residency, 2013
  • St. Louis University School of Medicine | MD, 2008
  • St. Louis University | BA, 2004 (Chemistry)

Memberships & Awards

Grants Awarded

  • 2018 Nebraska State Stem Cell Research Grant
  • 2018 Nebraska LB506 State Grant
  • 2017 Nebraska LB692 State Grant
  • 2015 Creighton University George Haddix Research Grant
  • 2011 Rice Family Robert F. Kepley Research Grant

Dr. Dilisio’s Research Publications

Patient Reviews

4.8 out of 5 (746 Ratings, 235 Comments)

5 stars
Oct 13, 2022
5 stars
Oct 13, 2022
My hubby appreciates the coffee while he waits for me.
5 stars
Oct 13, 2022
I have had MANY issues with joints and all the doctors, PA's, nurses, receptionists are ALWAYS so amazing. It's why I continue to see specialists there. I would recommend a punch card so if you have 10 surgeries you get 1 free or discounted.... Hahah
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