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Matthew Hintz, DO

My Locations

WellSpan Orthopedics
207 Blooming Grove Rd.
Hanover, PA 17331
(717) 812-7559
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About Me

Why I chose to pursue a career in medicine:

In my youth I was constantly playing or training for sports. After sustaining a few injuries, I was fortunate to meet some incredible surgeons who got me back to the activities I loved. I chose to pursue a career in medicine, more specifically orthopedics, in order to help others who find themselves in a similar position get back to sports, recreation, and a healthy active lifestyle. This career has allowed me to combine my passions for science, sports, and working with my hands to physically treat patients for a safe return to activity.


What I want my patients to know about me:

I grew up in western Pennsylvania and completed my undergraduate education at Johns Hopkins University where I played on the football team. As a fellowship-trained sports medicine surgeon, I specialize in arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, hip, and knee. Throughout my training, I have had amazing opportunities of all levels, from recreation to professional sports. My aim is to help my patients return to physical activity or competitive sports in a safe manner.


What I do when I'm not seeing patients:

When I am not seeing patients, I spend my time with my wonderful wife trying to keep up with our boys. I also enjoy fishing in my free time.


Education & Credentials

  • Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Graduate School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency Program: Millcreek Community Hospital- LECOM Health | Orthopedic Surgery
  • Fellowship Program: Union Memorial Hospital | Sports Medicine
  • Undergraduate Education: Johns Hopkins University

WellSpan Hospital Affiliations

  • WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital
  • WellSpan Surgery & Rehabilitation Hospital
  • WellSpan York Hospital

Health Plans Accepted

WellSpan Financial Assistance Program participant

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health
  • Amerihealth Caritas PA
  • Capital BlueCross
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Cigna/Greatwest
  • Gateway
  • Geisinger
  • Health America
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • InterGroup
  • John Hopkins Health Care
  • PA Medical Assistance
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care
  • South Central Preferred
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • United Healthcare/ Mamsi
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • Vibra Health Plan

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