Captain (Select) Matthew T. Provench, MD, MC, USNR
Captain (Select) Matthew T. Provencher, MD MC USNR, who is a native of
Barrington, New Hampshire, attended the United States Naval Academy, from
which he graduated with Distinction and Highest Honors in Electrical Engineering.
He completed his medical education at Dartmouth Medical School graduated with
Honors and elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society. CAPT
(Sel.) Provencher then completed his orthopedic residency at the naval Medical
Center San Diego where he served as an Orthopedic Surgeon from 2004 to 2013,
and served as the Director of the Sports Medicine and Surgery from 2007 to 2013.
In addition, he was the Director for Surgical Services on the USNS Mercy (TAH-19)
Navy Hospital Ship where he led a team of 500 military and civilian healthcare
providers on numerous Humanitarian and Disaster Relief (HADR) evolution. CAPT
(Sel.) Provencher honorably served as the Head Orthopedic Team Physician for the Navy Seal Teams 1, 3, 5 and 7; and helped develop the Tactical Athlete Program - a wellness and injury prevention initiative for the military. After full-time Navy service, Dr. Provencher was appointed as the Chief of Sports Surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Program from 2013-2016. During this time he was also the Medical Director and Head Team Physician for The New England Patriots football team, and assistant team physician for the Boston Red Sox and Boston Bruins. In April 2016 CAPT (Sel.) Provencher joined The Steadman Clinic as a Complex Shoulder, Knee and Sports Surgeon; and works extensively on clinical and translational research at the Steadman Phillippon Research Institute in Vail, Colorado. His research included over 180 peer-reviewed publications and articles and 148 chapters; and has authored five textbooks. CAPT (Sel.) Provencher currently resides in Colorado with his wife and four children.