Dr. Brian Matier, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery | Male

New Jersey Laparoscopic Assocs 230 Sherman Ave Ste C Glen Ridge, NJ 07028 Get Directions
Dr. Brian Matier, MD
Dr. Brian Matier, MD is a colon & rectal surgery doctor who practices in Glen Ridge, NJ. He is 41 years old and has been practicing for 11 years. Dr. Matier is affiliated with Hackensackumc Mountainside and Clara Maass Medical Center.

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Dr. Matier's Care Philosophy

As a colon and rectal surgeon treating complex disorders, I strive to educate my patients about their condition so they not only understand the disease, but can be an active participant in their treatment. I believe that when patients understand the disease and the treatment required, we can attain the best possible outcome.

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New Jersey Laparoscopic Assocs230 Sherman Ave Ste C
Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
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Dr. Matier's Reviews

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based on 13 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Matier's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in Nutley NJ |
Dr Matier is an excellent surgeon. Very understanding and explains everything that's going to happen and is always there to answer any questions no matter when day or night. I had major intestinal surgery three weeks ago and I am so happy I picked him he is the best doctor and his staff is excellent also.
in Blasdell,NY |
Dr. Matier is the best doctor I have had the pleasure to meet. I have been to his office many many times and each visit is like visiting family. I trust both him and his staff. I have had another surgery recently with him and again he ensured I am comfortable and informed. While he is with me, he makes me feel like his only patient..never rushing me. Thank you Dr Matier for changing my quality of life.
in Buffalo, NY |
I think Dr. Matier is a caring, compassionate doctor. He made me feel at ease throughout my procedure, which could of been very stressful. He made sure my pain was controlled throughout the procedure, and explained carefully how to take care of myself afterwards. He answered any questions I had, and took a lot of time with me. I would highly recommend him.
It was the worst dr I ever met when dealing with help for my elderly father. He was rude, inconsiderate and refused to help find out what is wrong with my 87 year old dad. And... He said it wasn't because he was old but because he has dementia!!!!! He refused to treat or even test him because my 87 year old father has dementia! He even said so. This man should not be practicing medicine. He is no good excuse of a human being.
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Dr. Matier's Care Philosophy

As a colon and rectal surgeon treating complex disorders, I strive to educate my patients about their condition so they not only understand the disease, but can be an active participant in their treatment. I believe that when patients understand the disease and the treatment required, we can attain the best possible outcome.

Dr. Matier's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
  •  Board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery and General Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Anal Abscess
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Itch
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal Warts
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colovaginal Fistula
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Perianal Abscess
  • Pericolic Abscess
  • Perirectal Abscess
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education

  • Medical School
    St. George's University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2006

  • Internship Hospital
    Sound Shore Mc/Ny Med Coll

    Completed in 2007

  • Residency Hospital
    Danbury Hospital

    Completed in 2011

    Sound Shore Mc/Ny Med Coll

    Completed in 2010

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University At Buffalo, SUNY

    Completed in 2012

  • Undergraduate School
    Brock University

    Graduated in 1999

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Oncology
  • Proctology
  • Robotic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal Repair
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistula Repair
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Hemorrhoid Banding
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sacral Nerve Stimulation
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM)
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM) for Rectal Tumors
  • Ultrasound, Endoanal
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery