Dr. Matthew Wetzel, MD

Dr. Matthew Wetzel, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 44
(16)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Matthew Wetzel, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Greensburg, PA. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 19 years.

540 South St Ste 201

Greensburg, PA 15601

Contact Information

(724) 689-1345

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
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more than 80% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 76% of peers
Spine Disorders
normal
more than 63% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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.

Education

  • Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wetzel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wetzel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wetzel to family and friends
2.5
based on 16 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Wetzel's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Greensburg, PA |
Dr Wetzel treated my Father aprox 7 years ago, when he was 85 years old, we thought we where going to loose him, Dad had stopped eating due to the pain in his lower back and legs. Dr Wetzel did his surgery, Today at all most 92 years old he still gets around on his own. He does use a cane now, just...more
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in Greensburg, PA |
I had previous surgery and had pain after surgery that woud not be resolved. After 1 1/2 years post surgery I sought a second opinion. Dr said sometimes people just don't get better. After three years post surgery I have to have another surgery by another physician to resolve a problem that should...more
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in Scottdale PA, PA |
I would definitely recommend Dr. Wetzel in a heartbeat. I am pain free after a long time! I can walk, climb steps and even walk my dog, all without even limping. He was (is) fantastic. I am most appreciative and cannot thank him enough!!!!!
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in Irwin, PA |
I had a positive experience with the care I received from Dr. Wetzel and his staff. He listened to all of my concerns and took the time to go over my treatment plan. The outcome of my surgery could not have been better. I had ACDF surgery and am now pain free and back to my normal activities.
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He would not listen to me when I explained my symptoms and recommended therapy that could have permanently damaged my spine, glad I got a second opinion, I researched and found that I may have Cauda equina syndrome, this was confirmed by another doctor and needed immediate surgery, he Said trust...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Wetzel accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
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  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Wetzel has admitting privileges

Excela Health - Excela Westmoreland Hospital
532 W Pittsburgh St
Greensburg, PA 15601
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Excela Health Frick Hospital
508 S Church St
Mount Pleasant, PA 15666
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Excela Health Latrobe Hospital
One Mellon Way
Latrobe, PA 15650
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