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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 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 Tendinitis, Broken Collarbone, Labrum Tears (SLAP), Tommy John Injury, and less common conditions


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Ages treated: 14+

Accepts workers comp: Yes

15 Years in Practice



  • Board Certified in Orthopaedics by the American Board of Orthopaedic 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 | Orthopaedic 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 (686 Ratings, 214 Comments)

5 stars
Feb 8, 2023
Dr Dilisio and Jenny are always so nice and understanding. They both have great skills with needles! They both do my injections and I never have a problem. They make a great team and I recommend them to everyone!
5 stars
Feb 6, 2023
Dr. Dilisio was very friendly and knowledgeable on my shoulder issue. I would 100% recommend him!
5 stars
Feb 6, 2023
Long wait to see Dr but they were running behind that day.
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