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Brent D. Matthews, MD

Chair, Department of Surgery
Senior Medical Director, Surgery Care Division, Carolinas HealthCare System Medical Group, Surgeon-in-Chief

Throughout a distinguished surgical career, Dr. Matthews has been pursuing the innovative frontiers of minimally invasive surgery. He specializes in primary and re-operative foregut surgery (GERD, hiatal hernia and paraesophageal hernia), advanced spastic/motility esophagus disorders, Barrett’s esophagus, abdominal wall reconstruction, ventral incisional and inguinal hernia repair, and minimally invasive solid organ surgery. Dr. Matthews has published more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals across his surgical specialties.

EDUCATION

Medical school
Indiana University

Residency
Northeast Ohio Medical University, Summa Health System
Specialty: General surgery

Fellowships
Baylor College of Medicine
Specialty: Minimally invasive surgery and research

Carolinas Medical Center
Specialty: Minimally invasive surgery

Other education
Internship
Northeast Ohio Medical University, Summa Health System
Specialty: General surgery

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

American Board of Surgery

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