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Dr. Matthew Ewend, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 54

Dr. Ewend

Dr. Matthew Ewend, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Chapel Hill, NC and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(984) 974-4175

Dr. Ewend accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
Blue Options PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MedCost
MedCost PPO
PHP-Physicians Health Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Universal American

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Ewend's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chiari's Deformity
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ewend treats Chiari's Deformity more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Ewend treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari Malformation Type 3
  • Chiari Malformation Type 4
  • Chiari Malformation, Adult
  • Chiari Malformation, Pediatric
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ewend performs Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Ewend performs this procedure more than 78% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Skull Base Surgery
Brain Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ewend performs Brain Surgery more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Ewend performs this procedure more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Ewend's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

My first goal is to build a strong relationship with my patient and his or her family. In addition to a thoughtful review of their case, patients can expect an understandable explanation of their condition, discussion of all the treatment options, an...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1997
Johns Hopkins Hosp
Residency Hospital
1996
Johns Hopkins Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
1991
Johns Hopkins Hosp
Internship Hospital
1990
Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
Medical School
1986
Kalamazoo College
Undergraduate School
1997
1996
1991
1990
1986

Awards

Dr. Ewend's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ewend

4.7

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
91.66666666666667%
(11)
4 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
8.333333333333334%
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Staff friendliness
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A highly energetic, knowledgable, committed practitioner.
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Amazing care throughout our ordeal with finding out my husband had an acoustic neuroma. The surgery took twice as long as we expected, but everything before, during and after went great. I am very happy with how quickly we were able to schedule the surgery and my husband's level of care while in...Read More
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Dr. Ewend operated on me twice in 1999. When I first met Dr. Ewend, like anyone else, I was scared to even think about brain surgery. His mannerism and his confidence that he could take care of my tumor/cyst calmed me greatly. I would recommend Dr. Ewend to anyone.
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