Dr. Matthew Eppley, MD

Dr. Matthew Eppley, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Matthew Eppley, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Newark, DE and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in neurosurgery.

774 Christiana Rd Ste 200

Newark, DE 19713

Contact Information

(302) 366-7671

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Eppley performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Eppley's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease


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18  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Eppley has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Eppley's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Eppley to family and friends
24 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Eppley's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I had neck surgery 6 wks post op I have 95% feeling back in my hands and arms. My wobbly legs are gone, He is AMAZING!! Wonderful bedside manner, the whole package! Thank you Dr. Eppley!!
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Dr. Eppley performed pretty intensive back surgery due to multiple issues in my lower back. I am now 8 weeks post op and have absolutely no back pain! He and his staff are amazing! In addition to being a great surgeon, also, love his personality and obvious concern for his patients.
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I have been 1 of Doctor Epply's patients since 2001. He is absolutely amazing and has the best customer service and bedside manner! He is wonderful and follows up on every detail!
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Had neck surgery, Dr. Eppley told me what to expect, and what would be relived after the operation. Everything went fine. Great doctor.
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