Matthew Iorio, MD
Associate Professor, Surgery-Plastic/Reconstructive

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Medical School:
  • MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine (0001)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, University of Chicago (IL) (0001)
  • Georgetown University Hospital Program, Chief Resident, Plastic Surgery (0001)
  • University of Washington Program, Hand Surgery (0001)
Languages: English
Department: Surgery-Plastic/Reconstructive

Professional Titles

  • Associate Professor, Surgery-Plastic/Reconstructive
  • Co-Director, Hand Surgery
  • Co-Director, Extremity Microsurgical Reconstruction

Recognition & Awards

  • Blue Ribbon Article, Journal of ORTHOPEDICS (2017)
  • Young Leader, American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) (2016)
  • Outstanding Resident Teaching Award, Georgetown University Plastic Surgery Residency (2011)
  • Outstanding Paper Presentation, American Society of Plastic Surgeon's Annual Meeting (2011)


  • Associate Professor (2018)
    School of Medicine, Surgery


  • Kovar A, Choi S, Iorio ML. Donor Site Morbidity in Phalloplasty Reconstructions: Outcomes of the Radial Forearm Free Flap. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2019 Sep;7(9):e2442. PubMed PMID: 31942400
  • McNamara CT, Iorio ML. Targeted Muscle Reinnervation: Outcomes in Treating Chronic Pain Secondary to Extremity Amputation and Phantom Limb Syndrome. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2019 Nov 5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31689720
  • Taylor EM, Wu WW, Ruan Q, Hall EC, Giladi AM, Iorio ML. Coronary Artery Disease Association With Arterial Calcifications on Routine Hand Radiographs. J Hand Surg Am. 2019 Dec;44(12):1060-1065. PubMed PMID: 31677909
  • Freniere BB, Giladi AM, Iorio ML. Vascularized Osteochondral Grafts: Histologic Evaluation of Chondrocyte Viability with Viable Hyaline Nonfibrous Cartilage. J Hand Microsurg. 2019 Oct;11(Suppl 1):S26-S30. PubMed PMID: 31616123
  • Kovar A, Colakoglu S, Iorio ML. Choosing between Muscle and Fasciocutaneous Free Flap Reconstruction in the Treatment of Lower Extremity Osteomyelitis: Available Evidence for a Function-Specific Approach. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2019 Oct 7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31590192
  • Migonis A, Murano R Jr, Stillman IE, Iorio M, Giurini JM. A Case Report and Literature Review: Intraneural Ganglion Cyst Causing Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2019 Jul;58(4):795-801. PubMed PMID: 31053383
  • Iorio ML. Hand, Wrist, Forearm, and Arm Replantation. Hand Clin. 2019 May;35(2):143-154. PubMed PMID: 30928047
  • Cauley R, Wu WW, Doval A, Chaikof E, Ho KKL, Iorio ML. Identifying Complications and Optimizing Consultations following Transradial Arterial Access for Cardiac Procedures. Ann Vasc Surg. 2019 Apr;56:87-96. PubMed PMID: 30342206
  • Hughes CD, Tran BNN, Rinkinen J, Lee BT, Iorio ML. Readability, Suitability, and Complexity of Online Resources for Lower Extremity Reconstruction. Ann Plast Surg. 2019 Jan;82(1):2-6. PubMed PMID: 30300222
  • Mattos D, Ko JH, Iorio ML. Wrist arthrodesis with the medial femoral condyle flap: Outcomes of vascularized bone grafting for osteomyelitis. Microsurgery. 2019 Jan;39(1):32-38. PubMed PMID: 30176071
  • Karinja S, Riesel J, Iorio ML. Evaluating Venous Drainage in Reverse Flow Pedicles: Available Evidence and Mechanisms. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2019 Feb;35(2):90-96. PubMed PMID: 30085345
  • Parker AM, Greyson M, Iorio ML. Outcomes and indications for early hand therapy after multiple concomitant elective hand procedures. J Hand Ther. 2019 Oct - Dec;32(4):457-462. PubMed PMID: 30017409
  • Bucknor A, Huang A, Wu W, Fleishman A, Egeler S, Chattha A, Lin SJ, Iorio ML. Socioeconomic Disparities in Brachial Plexus Surgery: A National Database Analysis. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2019 Feb;7(2):e2118. PubMed PMID: 30881842
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Professional Memberships

  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Active Member
  • American Association for Hand Surgery, Active Member
  • American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Active Member
  • Italian Society for Surgery of the Hand (SICM), Active Member

Practice Locations

Hand Clinic - Anschutz
1635 Aurora Ct
4th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Anschutz
1635 Aurora Ct
6th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Denver Health Medical Center

Specialty Information

  • Plastic Surgery, Board Certification
  • Hand Surgery, Board Certification
  • Subspecialty Certification in Surgery of the Hand (SOTH), Certificate (2017)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Injuries and Wounds
  • Surgery - Hand Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Surgery - Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Fractures
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Foot and Ankle Injuries and Disorders
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Leg Injuries and Disorders
Clinical Interests
I believe in a team approach to improve patient care, especially in the event of a devastating injury. I am involved in multi-disciplinary care with hand and physical therapists, orthopedists, infectious disease and oncologic specialists and others to maximize my ability to discuss and help manage the full scope of a patient's care.

Care Philosophy
I strive to provide the best care for my patients. I believe in treating the person as a whole, taking every aspect of a patient’s body and health into consideration during diagnosis and treatment.

Public Speaking

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine (0001)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, University of Chicago (IL) (0001)
Residency Programs:
  • Georgetown University Hospital Program, Chief Resident, Plastic Surgery (0001)
  • University of Washington Program, Hand Surgery (0001)
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Languages: English
Department: Surgery-Plastic/Reconstructive