Dr. Brian Matier, MD

Dr. Brian Matier, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 42
Dr. Brian Matier, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Glen Ridge, NJ and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from St. George's University School Of Medicine in 2006 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery, oncology, and more.

230 Sherman Ave Ste C

Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Contact Information

(973) 744-5315

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Anal Disorders
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more than 93% of peers
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more than 93% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Matier "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."

6  Specialties

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

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

70  Conditions Treated

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39  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal Repair
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • 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 Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • 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
  • Thoracentesis
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM)
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM) for Rectal Tumors
  • Ultrasound, Endoanal
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Brock University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • St. George's University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Sound Shore Mc/Ny Med Coll
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Danbury Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Sound Shore Mc/Ny Med Coll
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • University At Buffalo, SUNY
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Matier has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Brian Matier, MD
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...Read More
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Nancy in Nutley NJ – Dec 13, 2016
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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...Read More
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Kimberly Pagano in Blasdell,NY – May 06, 2016
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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,...Read More
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Ann in Buffalo, NY – Mar 04, 2016
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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...Read More
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