Dr. Matthew Siljander was born in Phoenix, Arizona. He studied mechanical
engineering at the University of Michigan and worked in the field as an
engineer before he earned his medical degree at Chicago Medical School.
He then completed his residency training at Oakland University William
Beaumont School of Medicine in Royal Oak, Michigan. After residency, Dr.
Siljander continued his training at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota
with a fellowship in hip and knee replacement surgery.
Dr. Siljander specializes in joint replacement and adult reconstructive
surgery and has been very active in research advancing the field of orthopedics.
He has authored numerous scientific publications, multiple book chapters,
and frequently presented his work at regional and national meetings. While
in medical school, he helped design and ultimately patent a medical device
at Stanford University.
Dr. Siljander lives in Irvine with his wife and children, and enjoys spending
time with his family, playing sports and is an avid fan of University
of Michigan football.
Education & Training
MEDICAL EDUCATION: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University (Medical Doctor)
RESIDENCY: Oakland University, William Beaumont School of Medicine (Orthopedic Surgery)
FELLOWSHIP: Mayo Clinic (Lower Extremity Adult Reconstruction Fellowship)
Areas of Interest
Dr. Siljander focuses on total hip replacement and total knee replacement.
Dr. Siljander has special interest in the research advancing joint reconstruction.
Awards & Recognitions
-Michigan Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting Podium Award Winner (2017, 2018)
-Beaumont Resident/Fellow Research Forum Poster Award Winner (2017, 2018)
-Mid-America Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting Education Grant (2018)
-AMA Foundation Physicians of Tomorrow Award (2013)
-Dr. Frederick Weiss Scholarship (2012)
-Biomedical Sciences Outstanding Student Award (2010)