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Qualifications and Experience
Dr. John William Mathewson, board certified by the American Board of Surgery, received his Doctorate of Medicine from St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada where he was inducted into the International Honor Society and graduated in the top 5% of his class. After his Chief Residency in General Surgery at York Hospital in York, Pennsylvania, he pursued a fellowship in hand and microsurgery at the University of Minnesota and trained at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester in advanced microsurgical techniques.
Dr. Mathewson prides himself in his approachable, competent and holistic approach to patient care. Providing his patients with cutting edge technology that allows for minimal disruption to their lives, Dr. Mathewson excels in all hand, wrist, and elbow procedures and has performed thousands of procedures including carpal tunnel correction, cubital tunnel release, fractures, wrist arthroscopy, and DeQuervain’s release.
Dr. Mathewson also serves as team physician for three local soccer clubs in San Antonio. He is an outdoors enthusiast who loves being active in such sports as soccer, skiing, scuba diving and he enjoys traveling and spending time with his family.
Verified Patient Reviews
Excellent medical experience - helped me with my many questions about my medical issues & headed towards solution immediately. Excellent medical practice - entire staff from Dr. Mathewson to nurse Heather Reedy & front desk professional Ashley T Nu. Highly recommended by ER professional at Gwinnett Medical Centre Hospital.
Great folks & very caring.
Dr. Mathewson repaired a severed tendon in my left hand. He is a wonderful surgeon and a nice guy. He spent lots of time explaining the procedure and answering all our questions, showing genuine care for his patients. The staff is also nice. Completely satisfied. Highest recommendation.
It was great. The doctor took time and listened. Gave the advice that best fits your need.
Awesome service. Answered every question. Staff is wonderful. Very friendly.
Dr. Mathewson is a great dude. Who knows real BBQ. Hes saved my hand from being taken by a spider.