- Asante Physician Partners
- Asante Three Rivers Medical Center
- Year joined staff:
Areas of Interest
Sports medicine and shoulder surgery
Matthew Nugent, MD, received his medical degree from Chicago Medical School in Illinois and completed his residency training in orthopedic surgery at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center and Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona. Upon completing his residency, he had additional fellowship training in sports medicine and shoulder reconstruction at the renowned Steadman Hawkins Clinic in Greenville, South Carolina.
Dr. Nugent has acted as a team physician for multiple high school, collegiate, and professional sports teams, including Arizona State University, the Colorado Rockies, Greenville Drive (Red Sox affiliate), and North Greenville University, among others. He is an admitted sports enthusiast who enjoys long-distance running, basketball, baseball, football, and playing any sport with his three young children. He was a collegiate rugby player at the University of Utah and remains involved in the game. Above all else, Dr. Nugent loves spending time with his wonderful wife and kids.