Dr. Cristin Mathew is experienced in both Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine. Not only does he provide expert orthopedic services to Houston, Texas, and the surrounding areas, he was also on the medical staff for the 2017 World Series Champions Houston Astros. During this time, he trained under top-rated surgeons and utilized his sports medicine knowledge on world-renowned athletes. In addition to working with athletes from the Houston Astros, Dr. Mathew served on staff with Rice University Athletics and the Houston Rockets, Dynamo, and Texans.
Dr. Mathew began his education at Ursinus College in Collegeville, Pennsylvania where he served as Class President and Vice President of the student body. He later went on to attend medical school at the Via College of Osteopathic Medicine in Blacksburg, Virginia. During his time, he had the unique opportunity to work closely with Virginia Tech athletes which fostered his interest in sports medicine. While in medical school, he also served as Class President and 2nd Vice Chair of the National Student Body. After completing medical school, Dr. Mathew went on to complete his residency in Orthopedic Surgery and served as a Chief Resident at Northwell Health Plainview Hospital in Plainview, New York. He moved to back home to Houston after five 5 years of residency to receive an additional year of training in Arthroscopic Surgery and Sports Medicine at Houston Methodist Hospital. He will be moving to NASA Bone & Joint Specialists in August 2018 to offer his expertise in Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.