Matthew K. Wallace, M.D.

Dr. Wallace is an orthopaedic surgeon, fellowship-trained in sports medicine. He also specializes in complex elbow, knee, and shoulder reconstruction. He began practicing at Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists in 2010.

After completing a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, Dr. Wallace went on to complete his medical degree at The University of Texas Health Center at San Antonio. Upon completion of medical school, he enrolled at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, where he completed a surgery internship and orthopedic surgery residency. Dr. Wallace then completed a sports medicine and shoulder reconstruction fellowship at Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas in Greenville, South Carolina.

Dr. Wallace is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

When he is not seeing patients for elbow, joint, knee, shoulder, sports medicine, or trauma-related injuries, Dr. Wallace enjoys basketball, golfing, skiing, and spending quality time with his family.

Dr. Wallace serves as a team doctor for Mt. Spokane High School.



Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 2000

Medical School

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, 2004


General Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 2004–2005


Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 2005–2009


Sports Medicine and Shoulder Reconstruction, Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas, Greenville, SC, 2009–2010


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2012

Team Affiliation

  • Mt. Spokane High School

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Hawkins Shoulder Society
  • North Pacific Orthopaedic Society
  • Washington State Medical Society

Hospital & Surgery Center Affiliations 

  • MultiCare Deaconess Hospital
  • MultiCare Valley Hospital 
  • Providence Holy Family Hospital
  • Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center
  • The Orthopaedic Surgery Center

Medical Interests

Patient Reviews

“Dr. Wallace and the staff were all very professional. I felt comfortable asking questions and Dr. Wallace answered anything I asked. He explained all of the options available to me and which one he would prefer to advance with. I will be seeing Dr. Wallace in September for further treatment.” — Cynthia L.

“Dr. Wallace is very intelligent and dedicated to the patient. Extremely skilled. Would recommend him to anyone who needs care.” — Evelyn R.

“Great doctor, very little pain after surgery! I will use him in he future if the need arises.” — Bruce C.

“Very good experience. Doctor Wallace explained things very well and was easy to talk to. Kelli has been a great help to my wife in setting up and changing appointments and is a very compassionate yet professional person to work with. I wish our primary care office was this well run!” — Dana D.

“I always feel like Dr. Wallace really cares. He always give me options for treatment. I am very comfortable with him.” — Gaye B.