Dr. Paul Matz, MD

Dr. Paul Matz, MD

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Dr. Paul Matz, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Chesterfield, MO and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1992 and specializes in neurosurgery, critical care neurosurgery, and more.

232 S Woods Mill Rd # 400E

Chesterfield, MO 63017

Contact Information

(314) 878-2888

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
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Dr. Matz's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Scoliosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Matz treats Scoliosis more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Matz treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Matz treats Spine Disorders more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Matz treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Matz treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Matz treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Matz's conditions and procedures:

Acute Stroke
Adult Scoliosis
Aneurysm
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
Arthritis of the Spine
Arthropathy of Spinal Facet Joint
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Brachial Neuritis
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Hemorrhage
Brain Injury
Brain Lesion
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebral Hemorrhage With Amyloidosis, Hereditary, Dutch Type
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Herniated Disc
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Microdiscectomy
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Reconstruction
Cervical Spine Surgery
Cervical Spondylolisthesis
Cervical Sprain
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari Malformation Type 2
Chiari's Deformity
Complex Fractures
Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
Complex Spinal Instrumentation Procedure
Complex Spinal Reconstruction
Complex Spine Surgery
Compression Fracture
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Craniospinal Trauma
Craniotomy
Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
Decompression
Degenerative Disc Disease
Degenerative Scoliosis
Degenerative Spine Disorders
Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
Disc Replacement
Discogenic Pain
Dropfoot
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
Epidural Hematoma
Epilepsy
Fracture
Glioma
Gliomatosis Cerebri
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
Hydrocephalus Surgery
Hydrocephalus, Adult
Hypopituitarism
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Image-Guided Spine Surgery
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracranial Hematoma
Intracranial Venous Thrombosis
Kyphosis
Kyphosis Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminectomy
Laminoplasty
Laminotomy
Leg Pain
Lordosis
Low Back Pain
Lower Spine Surgery
Lumbar Disc Degeneration
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
Lumbar Laminectomy
Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Lumbar Puncture
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbar Spine Surgery
Lumbar Sprain
Meningiomas
Metastatic Cancer
Microdiscectomy
Microsurgical Procedure
Microsurgical Spine Surgery
Myelopathy
Neck Injuries
Neck Surgery
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Cancer
Nerve Conduction Disorders
Nerve Diseases
Nerve Injury
Nerve Pain
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Nervous System Disorders
Neuritis
Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
Neurological Diseases
Neurological Injuries
Neuropathic Arthropathy
Neuroplasty
Neurosurgical Procedures
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Numbness
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
Pathologic Fracture
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Decompression
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Neuritis
Pinched Nerve
Pinched Nerve in Back
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Pituitary Surgery
Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Quadriplegia
Radiation-Induced Meningioma
Radiculitis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Shunts
Skull Base Surgery
Skull Fracture
Spinal Cord Cancer
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Surgery
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Infections
Spinal Instability
Spinal Instrumentation Procedures
Spinal Internal Fixation
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstruction
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Shock
Spinal Spacer Procedure
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Deformities
Spine Dislocation
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Split Spinal Cord Malformation
Spondolthesis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hematoma
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Disc Disorders
Thoracic Disc Surgery
Thoracic Disorders
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Arthropathy
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Fracture

About Me

Care Philosophy

To provide quality care with compassion while focusing on patient safety and autonomy

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Critical Care Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2003
University Of Alabama Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1998
Ucsf Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1993
Ucsf Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1992
Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
Medical School
1987
Yale University
Undergraduate School
2003
1998
1993
1992
1987

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Advanced Research Career Development Award from the Department of Veterans Affairs, 2001
  • Bayer Research Fellowship Award from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, 1999
  • Samuel and Lewis Rover Award for Excellence in Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1992
  • Henry Douglas Moore Prize for Academic Excellence in Chemistry, Yale University, 1987
  • Edwin J. Boldrey Basic Science Award from the San Francisco Neurological Society, 1996
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1992
  • McGraw-Hill book award for Academic Excellence, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1989
  • Best Doctors, Birmingham, Alabama, 2005-2008
  • Samuel and Lewis Rover Award for Excellence in Anatomy and Cell Biology, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1992

Dr. Matz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Matz

4.5

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Matz recently performed a microdiscectomy on my L5 vertebrae to relive dameage and pressure to my sciatic nerve. Surgery was a 100% improvement within just a few weeks. Recovery has been status quo. Highly recommend he and his staff. The best part of my experience was his attention to time...Read More
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By far the best Neuro Surgeon! I was in chronic pain for over a year being passed from one doctor to another, only to be told there was nothing wrong with me. Missing work, having to walk with a cane and being doped up with meds sent me into a depression from hell. I decided to walk into the ER of...Read More
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Was the first to recognize the symptoms I was having after seeing 10 doctors he was the first to identify what was going on with me I have faith in him to do the surgery that is needed for me
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Blue Card PPO
Cigna
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Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Molina Healthcare
Molina
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
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Options PPO
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St. Luke's Hospital

Chesterfield, MO

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