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Matthew Negaard

Sports Medicine Physician & Emergency Medicine Physician

Dr. Matthew Negaard developed a passion for medicine through the influence of his parents – an athletic trainer and an intensive care nurse. He has contributed research and education in musculoskeletal ultrasound and injuries, as well as a variety of emergency medicine topics.

Additionally, Dr. Negaard has a passion for serving those without access to medical care. He has tended to those in need in Tanzania and Haiti. He also has continued work in local emergency departments. Outside of his work, Dr. Negaard enjoys participating in recreational athletics, attending sporting events and playing board games with his wife Briana.

Areas of Focus

Sports Medicine | Musculoskeletal Diagnostic Ultrasound | Ultrasound-guided Injections and Procedures | Sports Performance | Concussion | Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport | Orthobiologics | Acute Musculoskeletal Injuries

Certifications

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, 2016-present
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support, 2016-present
  • American Board of Emergency Medicine, Board Certified, 2021-present
  • Certificate of Added Qualifications, Sports Medicine, 2021-present
  • Medical License, State of Indiana, 2020-present
  • Medical License, State of Iowa, 2016-present
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support, 2016-present

Education

  • Northwestern College, Orange City, Iowa
  • University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Emergency Medicine Residency
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship

Positions

  • Forté Fast Medical Director 2022-present
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics 2020 – present
  • Heritage Christian High School, Team Physician, 2020-present
  • University of Iowa Hawkeyes, Team Physician, 2019-2020
  • Highland High School, Riverside, Iowa - Team Physician (2019-2020)
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Research Committee, Fellow Liaison, 2019-2020
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Instructor, S.M.A.R.T.-E.S.T. (Sideline Management Assessment Response Techniques - Emergency Sports Trauma), 2017-2022
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It is such a blessing to join a physician group with such a rich history of serving the Indianapolis area. If you need urgent orthopedic care, our acute injury clinics offer easily accessible, reliable, high-quality evaluation and treatment from fellowship-trained physicians.
Matthew Negaard

patient Success Stories

Stacy Royer

Ankle Patient

Stacy came to Forté Sports Medicine and Orthopedics after spraining her ankle while letting out her brand new puppy, Auggie. With the help of Dr. Matthew Negaard and our team of physical therapists, Stacy is back to chasing after Auggie and living her best active life.

Laura Matthews

Hip and Shoulder Patient

Laura Matthews had been dealing with pain in her hip and shoulder when she came to Forté Sports Medicine and Orthopedics. With ultrasound-guided injections performed by Dr. Matthew Negaard and physical therapy with Gabby Veldman, Laura is back to feeling better than ever.

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For Those with Arthritis, Low-Impact Activity is Encouraged

Aug. 05, 2022
Staying fit and active is an important part of maintaining our overall health, Dr. Matthew Negaard, Sports Medicine Physician and Emergency Medicine Physician of Forté Sports Medicine and Orthopedics emphasizes. […]
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