B. Matthew Hicks, MD | Fort Wayne Orthopedics

B. Matthew Hicks, MD

Dr. Matthew Hicks, a board certified orthopedic surgeon, has been a member of FWO since 1997. He enjoys treating a wide variety of orthopedic conditions involving trauma, sports medicine and arthritis.

Dr. Hicks is available to assist in the care of patients with isolated and multiple fractures. For patients who struggle to heal, Dr. Hicks performs surgeries for nonunions and malunions and corrects extremity deformities. He is the Orthopedic Director of the Lutheran Level 2 Trauma Center.

In addition, he helps weekend warriors return to active lifestyles with arthroscopic surgery.

As many athletes age, they develop arthritic joints despite excellent medical care. When arthritic changes progress and interfere with activities of daily living, joint replacement can restore function and decrease pain. Dr. Hicks performs total knee replacements and and robotic-assisted knee replacements. He also specializes in minimally invasive anterior total hip arthroplasty

Dr. Hicks, a Snider High School graduate, attended the University of Saint Francis followed by the Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed an orthopedic residency and one-year orthopedic trauma fellowship. Dr. Hicks is a member of the USF Athletic Hall of Fame. He has been married to his wife, Lisa, for over 30 years and has three daughters. He enjoys running, biking and coaching his daughters in their athletic pursuits.


  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Hip Fracture Repair
  • Hip Replacement
  • Anterior Hip Surgery
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • MAKOplasty Robotic Joint Replacement
  • General Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Workers’ Compensation Injury
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Wrist Surgery
  • Viscosupplementation Injections

Office Locations

  • Fort Wayne, W. Jefferson Blvd.
  • Gas City


Undergraduate University of St. Francis (Fort Wayne, IN)
Medical School Indiana University School of Medicine (Indianapolis, IN)
Residency Lutheran Hospital of Indiana (Fort Wayne, IN)
Fellowship Methodist Hospital of Indiana (Indianapolis, IN)

Medical Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Fort Wayne Medical Society
  • Indiana State Medical Association
  • Indiana Orthopaedic Society
  • Mid-American Orthopaedic Association
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association