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Neurosurgery | Male

Care Philosophy

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

Biography

Dr. Paul Matz, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Chesterfield, MO. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 25 years. Dr. Matz is affiliated with Missouri Baptist Medical Center, Progress West Hospital and St. Luke's Hospital.

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Dr. Matz's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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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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Dr. Matz's Care Philosophy

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

Dr. Matz's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Missouri not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • 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
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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Stroke
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthropathy of Spinal Facet Joint
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Hemorrhage
  • Brain Injury
  • Brain Lesion
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage With Amyloidosis, Hereditary, Dutch Type
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Cervical Sprain
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari Malformation, Adult
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Complex Fractures
  • Compression Fracture
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Craniospinal Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Discogenic Pain
  • Dropfoot
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Extradural Hemorrhage
  • Fracture
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Hematoma
  • Intracranial Venous Thrombosis
  • Kyphosis
  • Leg Pain
  • Lordosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lumbar Sprain
  • Meningiomas
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Injuries
  • 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
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Numbness
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
  • Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Quadriplegia
  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma
  • Radiculitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Shock
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Split Spinal Cord Malformation
  • Spondolthesis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hematoma
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Disc Disorders
  • Thoracic Disorders
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Arthropathy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons

    Graduated in 1992

  • Internship Hospital
    Ucsf Medical Center

    Completed in 1993

  • Residency Hospital
    Ucsf Medical Center

    Completed in 1998

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Alabama Hospital

    Completed in 2003

  • Undergraduate School
    Yale University

    Graduated in 1987

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Critical Care Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Trauma Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spinal Instrumentation Procedure
  • Complex Spinal Reconstruction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Decompression
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus Surgery
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
  • Shunts
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Instrumentation Procedures
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Spacer Procedure
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Thoracic Disc Surgery