Matthew Florczynski

Matthew Mariusz Florczynski , MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical

Medical Sciences Building

COM Orthopaedic Surgery - 0212


Doctor of Medicine : Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University London, ON, 2016

Master of Science: Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto Toronto, ON, 2012 (Neuroscience and Mental Health )

Bachelor of Science : Queen’s University Kingston, ON , 2010 (Honours), Major: Psychology, Minor: Biology)

Orthopaedic Residency: University of Toronto 2021

Hand Surgery Fellowship: University of Michigan 2022


Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Certification Date: 06-30-2021 )

Clinical Interests

Elbow Fracture

Hand Fracture

Hand Injuries

Hand Pain

Wrist Injuries


Orthopaedic Surgery

Research and Practice Interests

Clinical epidemiology research with interests in nerve reconstruction, trauma, arthritis, and diversity, equity and inclusion in healthcare

Positions and Work Experience

2021 -2022 Fellowship in Hand Surgery, - Rotating experience in academic hand surgery with 4 Plastic surgeons and 3 Orthopaedic surgeons - Call duties at level 1 trauma center with complex case load including mangled upper extremity injuries and replantation - Broad elective subspecialty experience including acute and delayed fracture treatment, rheumatoid arthritis management, paediatrics, wrist arthroscopy, and total elbow arthroplasty - Developing skills in microsurgery and local, regional and free flaps - Managed extensive research and administrative responsibilities in addition to clinical duties, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

2016 -2021 Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery, - High volume rotating experience in all subspecialties of Orthopaedic surgery - Leadership and mentorship roles as chief resident and in capacity as senior resident on teams at various teaching hospitals - Participant in daily teaching sessions throughout residency, contributing numerous resident-led didactic and case-based presentations - Recipient of Robbin Richards Research Award for best upper extremity research project, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON


Peer Reviewed Publications

Florczynski, Matthew; Antflek, Daniel; Baltzer, Heather (2022. ) Minimal clinically important difference of the Trapeziometacarpal Arthrosis Symptoms and Disability questionnaire.The Journal of hand surgery, European volume, , 17531934221102692 More Information

Florczynski, Matthew; Khan, Shawn; Retrouvey, Helene; Solaja, Ogi; Baltzer, Heather (2022. ) Factors associated with early and late digital revascularization and replantation failure: a retrospective cohort study.The Journal of hand surgery, European volume, , 47 (5 ) ,446-452 More Information

Florczynski, Matthew; Paul, Ryan; Leroux, Timothy; Baltzer, Heather (2021. ) Prevention and Treatment of Nerve Injuries in Shoulder Arthroplasty.The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, , 103 (10 ) ,935-946 More Information

Florczynski, Matthew M; Sanatani, Michael S; Mai, Lauren; Fisher, Barbara; Moulin, Dwight E; Cao, Jeffrey; Louie, Alexander V; Pope, Janet E; Leung, Eric (2016. ) Severe myositis of the hip flexors after pre-operative chemoradiation therapy for locally advanced rectal cancer: case report.BMC cancer, , 16 ,243 More Information

Baker, Tyson W; Florczynski, Matthew M; Beninger, Richard J (2015. ) Differential effects of clozapine, metoclopramide, haloperidol and risperidone on acquisition and performance of operant responding in rats.Psychopharmacology, , 232 (9 ) ,1535-43 More Information

Beninger, Richard J; Baker, Tyson W; Florczynski, Matthew M; Banasikowski, Tomek J (2010. ) Regional differences in the action of antipsychotic drugs: implications for cognitive effects in schizophrenic patients.Neurotoxicity research, , 18 (3-4 ) ,229-43 More Information