January 2023 Featured Author

Matthew Kraeutler, MD
Houston Methodist Hospital
Houston, Texas, USA

From the January issue: A Prospective Comparison of Groin-Related Complications After Hip Arthroscopy With and Without a Perineal Post

Podcast: Listen to Dr. Kraeutler discuss his article in the January issue.


Dr. Kraeutler is an orthopaedic sports medicine fellow at Houston Methodist Hospital. He completed his residency at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey where the current study was conducted. Next year, Dr. Kraeutler will be completing a hip preservation fellowship at the University of Colorado. He hopes to join an academic practice following his second fellowship.

Selected Other Published Work

Belk JW, Wharton BR, Houck DA, Bravman JT, Kraeutler MJ, Mayer B, Noonan TJ, Seidl AJ, Frank RM, McCarty EC. Shoulder stabilization versus immobilization for first-time anterior shoulder dislocation: A systematic review and meta-analysis of level 1 randomized controlled trialsAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.

Kurowicki J, Kraeutler MJ, Dávila Castrodad IM, Hahn AK, Simone ES, Kelly MA, Talishinskiy T, Scillia AJ. Diagnostic accuracy of physical examination tests in core muscle injuryAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine. Jul 2020;48(8):1983-1988.

Belk JW, Kraeutler MJ, Houck DA, Goodrich JA, Dragoo JL, McCarty EC. Platelet-rich plasma versus hyaluronic acid for knee osteoarthritis: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trialsAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine. Jan 2021;49(1):249-260.

Kraeutler MJ, Safran MR, Scillia AJ, Ayeni OR, Garabekyan T, Mei-Dan O. A contemporary look at the evaluation and treatment of adult borderline and frank hip dysplasiaAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine. Jul 2020;48(9):2314-2323.

Kraeutler MJ, Goodrich JA, Fioravanti MJ, Garabekyan T, Mei-Dan O. The “outside-in” lesion of hip impingement and the “inside-out” lesion of hip dysplasia: Two distinct patterns of acetabular chondral injury. American Journal of Sports Medicine. Oct 2019;47(12):2978-2984.

Kraeutler MJ, McCarty EC, Belk JW, Wolf BR, Hettrich CM, Ortiz SF, MOON Shoulder Instability Group, Bravman JT. Descriptive epidemiology of the MOON Shoulder Instability CohortAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine. Apr 2018;46(5):1064-1069.

Mei-Dan O, Kraeutler MJ, Garabekyan T, Goodrich JA, Young DA. Hip distraction without a perineal post: A prospective study of 1000 hip arthroscopy casesAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine. Mar 2018;46(3):632-641.

Kraeutler MJ, Ashwell ZR, Garabekyan T, Goodrich JA, Welton KL, Flug JA. O’Hara JN, Mei-Dan O. The iliofemoral line: A radiographic sign of acetabular dysplasia in the adult hipAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine. Sep 2017;45(11):2493-2500.

Kraeutler MJ, Belk JW, Purcell JM, McCarty EC. Microfracture versus autologous chondrocyte implantation for articular cartilage lesions in the knee: A systematic review of 5-year outcomesAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine. Mar 2018;46(4):995-999.

Kraeutler MJ, Bravman JT, McCarty EC. Bone-patellar tendon-bone autograft versus allograft in outcomes of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: A meta-analysis of 5,182 patientsAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine. Oct 2013;41(10):2439-2448.

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