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Matthew P. Darmelio, M.D.

Dr. Matthew Darmelio joined Mountainstate Orthopedic Associates, Inc. in June of 2005. He received his undergraduate degree at West Virginia University in Physical Therapy and his medical degree at the West Virginia University School of Medicine. Following medical school, he completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at West Virginia University. Dr. Darmelio is fellowship-trained in Sports Medicine at Methodist Sports Medicine Center, Indianapolis, Indiana. He is a native of Follansbee, West Virginia has been practicing in North Central West Virginia for over 10 years. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and has been certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons since 2002. Dr. Darmelio has been involved with various committees, currently serving as chief of orthopedic surgery and a member of medical executive board at MonGeneral Hospital. He continuously updates his training to reflect the most recent orthopedic treatment options and techniques for his patients. Dr. Darmelio is currently the president of Mountainstate Orthopedic Associates, Inc. He serves as a team physician for West Virginia University athletics.
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What is Reverse Shoulder Replacement?

Posted by Matthew P. Darmelio, M.D.

May 20, 2014 1:02:00 PM

By Matthew P. Darmelio, MD 

There have been many patients referred to Mountainstate Orthopedic Associates for shoulder replacement surgery, and we are usually asked about the reverse procedure.

The reverse shoulder replacement is a very specific replacement used for those people that have irreparable rotator cuff tears and an inability to lift their arm.  Many patients can use the other arm to lift their shoulder, but they don't have an intact rotator cuff to help lift on the involved side.

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Topics: Reverse Shoulder Replacement, rotator cuff repair

3 Signs and Symptoms that You may have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Posted by Matthew P. Darmelio, M.D.

May 9, 2014 8:12:00 AM

3 Signs that You may have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome typically starts with a vague aching in your wrist that can extend to your hand or forearm.

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Topics: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

O'Malley retires: MOA continues to evaluate and treat all patients who have hand and upper extremity related orthopedic conditions.

Posted by Matthew P. Darmelio, M.D.

Apr 15, 2014 4:37:28 PM

It is with both happiness and sadness that MOA is announcing the retirement of Dr. Gregg O’Malley as of May, 2014. 

The MOA TEAM:  (L to R)  Chris Vasilakis, M.D.,  Nick L. Zervos, M.D., Gregg O'Malley, M.D., Chad Micucci, M.D., Lloyd Kurth, D.O., Matthew P. Darmelio, M.D.

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