Dr. Matthew Hubbard, MD is a general surgery specialist in Elkins Park, PA and has been practicing for 13 years. He specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.


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Dr. Hubbard's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hubbard performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Hubbard performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hubbard treats Abdominal Disorders more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Hubbard treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Stomach Diseases
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hubbard treats Stomach Diseases more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Hubbard treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Hubbard's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Constipation
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Matthew Hubbard, MD is a general surgery specialist in Elkins Park, PA and has been practicing for 13 years. He specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Yale University School Of Medicine
Medical School
2018
American College Of Surgeons
Fellowship Hospital
2011
University Of Rochester School Of Medicine And Dentistry
2010
Dudley P. Allen Research Fellowship in General Surgery, Case Western Reserve University
Fellowship Hospital
2006
University Of Rochester School Of Medicine And Dentistry
Medical School
2003
Robert J. Caldwell Internship in Vascular Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Internship Hospital
2002
University of Notre Dame, (Biochemistry)
Undergraduate School
2018
2011
2010
2006
2003
2002

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Notre Dame Alumni Association Young Alumnus of the Year Award, 2010
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons Looking to the Future Scholarship, 2011
  • Dr. Tom Dooley Society Founder’s Award, 2011
  • Pharmacia-Upjohn Scholarship, 1998
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons, 2018
  • Berkshire District Medical Society Scholarship, 2002-2006
  • University of Notre Dame Honors Program, 1998-2002
  • National Merit Semi-Finalist, Finalist, and Award Winner, 1998

Media & Publications

  • 1. Ying L.D., Duffy A.J., Roberts K.E., Ghiassi S., Hubbard MO, Nadzam GS. Impact of preoperative wait time due to insurance-mandated medically supervised diets on weight loss after sleeve gastrectomy. Are patients losing momentum. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2017 May 23.,
  • 2. Hubbard, M.O., Fu, P., Worthington, J., Dowlati, A., Linden, P.A. Five year survival does not equal cure in NSCLC: An analysis of delayed cancer deaths in long term survivors of NSCLC. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Jun; 143(6):1307-13.,
  • Shrikhande, G., Khaodhiar, L., Scali, S., Lima, C., Hubbard, M.O., Dudley, K., Ganda, O., Ferran, C., Veves, A. J. Valsartan improves resting skin blood flow in type 2 diabetic patients and reduces poly(adenosine diphosphate-ribose) polymerase activation. Vasc Surg. 2006 Apr; 43(4):760-70.,
  • Hubbard, M.O., Fu, P., Worthington, J., Dowlati, A., Linden, P.A. Five year survival does not equal cure in NSCLC: An analysis of delayed cancer deaths in long term survivors of NSCLC. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Jun; 143(6):1307-13.,
  • Hubbard, M.O., Schroeder, C., Linden, P.A. Routine use of thoracoscopy improves staging of Pancoast tumors without overt radiographic chest wall invasion. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2011; 21(2):111-5.,
  • Ying L.D., Duffy A.J., Roberts K.E., Ghiassi S., Hubbard MO, Nadzam GS. Impact of preoperative wait time due to insurance-mandated medically supervised diets on weight loss after sleeve gastrectomy. Are patients losing momentum. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2017 May 23.,

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Assistant Professor Clinician-Educator Department of Surgery Yale University School of Medicine New Haven CT August 2015 - 2019, Associate Professor
  • Attending Surgeon Department of Surgery Veterans Administration Connecticut Healthcare System West Haven CT September 2016 - 2019, Member
  • Attending Surgeon Yale-New Haven Hospital New Haven CT August 2015 - 2019, Member
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellow Weill Cornell Medical College New York Presbyterian Hospital New York NY July 2013 - January 2014, Fellow
  • Chief Resident in General Surgery Case Western Reserve University Cleveland OH July 2012 - June 2013, Resident Member
  • Dr. Tom Dooley Society Medical Alumni of Notre Dame Founder Vice-President At-large Board Member 2005-2017, Vice President
  • Educational Resources Committee, Member
  • General Surgery Case Western Reserve University Cleveland OH July 2006 - June 2008, Resident Member

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  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

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