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Matthew A. Pifer, MD

Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
Subspecializing in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery

Accepting New Patients

Walk-In Appointments

Payment Plan Offered

Same-Day Appointments

Schedule an Appointment 805-563-3307 Fax: 805-563-0998


  • The Spine and Orthopedic Center

    401 E. Carrillo St., Ste. B Santa Barbara, CA 93101-7419

Treatments & Services

  • Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopic Knee and Shoulder Surgery
  • General Orthopaedics including Fracture Treatment and Repair

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem/Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • Health Net
  • Medicare
  • United HealthCare
  • Cash Pay
  • Medi-Medi
  • Medpay
  • Personal Injury Liens
  • Workers Compensation

Physician Profile

Year joined staff:


Credentialed Facilities:

Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, and Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital

Clinical Highlights:

Single portal arthroscopic surgery, Total shoulder replacement

Board Certifications:

Orthopaedic Surgery - credited fellowship in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery


Medical Education:

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (Ohio)


William Beaumont Hospital (Michigan)


Kaiser Permanente Hospital Systems - El Cajon

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