Matthew Sykes, DO, is a board-certified family medicine physician and fellowship-trained in sports medicine and non-operative orthopedics. Dr. Sykes joins SportsMED Orthopedic Surgery & Spine Center from the hills of east Kentucky and serves patients at the Huntsville and Madison, Alabama, practice locations.
Dr. Sykes specializes in ultrasound-guided procedures, including platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy, large joint viscosupplementation, non-surgical fracture management, diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound, sideline medical coverage, and the management of sports and exercise injuries.
He received bachelor's degrees in business administration and biology from the University of Pikeville, and his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the University of Pikeville - Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Sykes went on to complete a residency in family medicine and osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) at Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton, North Carolina. After his residency, he completed a fellowship in sports medicine at Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina. During his time in residency and fellowship, he served as an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Sports Medicine for the Campbell University Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine.
Dr. Sykes served as a team physician for the Campbell University Fighting Camels football, soccer, basketball, cross-country, and wrestling teams. He has traveled overseas to provide on-site medical coverage for the United States Moguls team. Dr. Sykes strives to stay at the forefront of emerging therapies in the field of sports medicine and to contribute ideas for the greater advancement of medicine.