Matthew W. Colman, M.D

Matthew W. Colman, M.D

Orthopedic Oncology Spine, Back & Neck

Assistant Professor, Rush University Medical Center

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Matthew Colman specializes in spine surgery & musculoskeletal oncology.

Dr. Colman completed his undergraduate training cum laude with honors from Dartmouth College, earned his medical degree with honors from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, and went on to complete his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA.

He has been fellowship trained in pediatric and adult musculoskeletal oncology at Harvard University and orthopedic and neurosurgical spine surgery at the University of Utah.

Dr. Colman has an interest in treating bone and soft tissue tumors wherever they occur, including the spine. He also treats a comprehensive set of non-tumor-related spinal problems, including degenerative disease, deformity, and trauma.

He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), AOSpine, the North American Spine Society, and Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Chicago Chapter.

Curriculum Vitae

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

PRACTICE EMPHASIS

  • Musculoskeletal Oncology
  • Orthopedic and Neurosurgical Spine Surgery
  • Spine Oncology

SPECIAL PROCEDURES

  • Spine Oncology
  • Adult benign and malignant bone and soft tissue tumors
  • Pediatric benign and malignant bone and soft tissue tumors
  • Limb salvage surgery
  • Adult degenerative spine surgery
  • Adult spine deformity surgery

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Metastatic spine disease
  • Sarcoma

SECOND LANGUAGE

  • Italian

DISCLOSURES

CLINICAL SUPPORT STAFF

  • Melissa Robertson (SEC)
  • Patty Piasecki (NP)
  • Evan Whitenack (PA)

EDUCATION / CERTIFICATIONS

  • Medical School
    University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
  • Residency
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Fellowship
    Musculoskeletal Oncology, Harvard University / Massachusetts General Hospital / Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA Orthopedic and Neurosurgical Spine Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Board Certification
    Orthopaedic Surgery

IN THE NEWS

HOSPITAL / SURGICAL LOCATIONS

Munster Specialty Surgery Center, LLC

9200 Calumet Avenue, Suite S-100
Munster, IN 46321

Rush University Medical Center

1653 W. Congress Parkway
Chicago, IL 60612

PHYSICIAN OFFICE LOCATIONS

Orthopedic Building at Rush University Medical Center

1611 West Harrison Street
Chicago, Illinois 60612

Munster Indiana Office

9200 Calumet Avenue
Suite 300
Munster, IN 46321

The Orthopedic Building
Rush University Medical Center

1611 W. Harrison Street, Suite 300, Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 942-6689