Injury Institute
Matthew Pifer, M.D

Orthopedic Surgeon

Matthew Pifer, M.D

Matthew Pifer, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon in Santa Barbara, California. With extensive training in Orthopedic Sports Medicine and arthroscopic surgery, he's a leader in using cutting-edge treatments like PRP and stem cell therapies. Dr. Pifer is committed to personalized care, educating patients on their options, and continually seeking advancements in technology. His achievements include awards, publications, and collaboration with medical device companies.

Treatment Specialities


Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Orthopedic Surgery and Spine Care


Fellowship in Orthopedic Sports Medicine (ACGME Accredited), San Diego, CA, Kaiser Permanente Hospital Systems, 2013-2014

Internship/Residency in Orthopedic Surgery, Royal Oak, MI, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, 2008-2013

Doctor of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 2004-2008

Masters of Science in Applied Anatomy, Cleveland, OH, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 2002-2005

Bachelor of Science – Double Major in Biology & Chemistry, Ashland, OH, Ashland University, 1997-2002

Board Certification: The American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS) Part 1 Passed May 2013, Part 2 Passed July 2016

Awards & Achievements

Southern California Super Doctor, Super Doctors Magazine, 2020-Present

Southern California Rising Stars List, Super Doctors Magazine, 2017-2020

Athletic Honors/Awards including NCAA Football achievements such as Team Record Holder, Special Teams Player of the Year 2001, NCAA DII Don Hansen Preseason All-American 2001, GLIAC Conference Player of the Week, GLIAC 1st Team All-Conference, etc.

Matthew Pifer, M.D

5333 Hollister Ave #150 Santa Barbara, CA 93111, EUA

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