Dr. Paul Matz, MD, Neurosurgeon, Chesterfield, MO, 63017

Dr. Paul Matz, MD, Chesterfield, MO, 63017

Dr. Paul Matz is a board certified, fellowship trained neurosurgeon in St. Louis, Missouri who strives to provide patient-centered, evidence-based spine care for degenerative, neoplastic, traumatic, and deformed spinal diseases.

Paul Matz, MD, is a board certified, fellowship trained neurosurgeon with The Brain and Spine Center at St. Luke's Hospital.

Type of Spine Care Professional

  • Neurosurgeon

Areas of Expertise

Conditions
  • Acute Pain
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arm Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Auto-Related Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Brain Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Complex Spinal Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Extremity Dysfunction / Pain
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Foot Drop
  • Forward Head Posture
  • Fracture
  • Gait disorders
  • Head Injury
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Hip Pain
  • Kyphosis
  • Leg Pain
  • Ligament strain
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Muscle Pain / Muscle Strain
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Disorders
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain / Neuralgia
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporotic Compression Fractures
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Post Surgery Functional Problems
  • Post Surgery Pain
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spine Conditions
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic spine disorders
  • Trauma
  • Tumors
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vertebral subluxation
  • Whiplash
  • Workers' Compensation Injuries
Treatments
  • ALIF (anterior lumbar interbody fusion)
  • Anterior / Posterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy / Decompression
  • Anterior Cervical Fusion
  • BMP
  • Back Surgery
  • Bone Graft Substitutes
  • Bracing
  • Cervical Spine Fusion Instrumentation
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Computed Tomography (CT) Scan
  • Discectomy
  • Dynamic lumbar stabilization
  • Exercise
  • Laminectomy / Decompression Surgery
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lower Back Surgery
  • Lumbar Corpectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Fusion Instrumentation
  • Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Microdiscectomy / Microdecompression
  • Myelotomy
  • Neck Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Treatment and Diagnosis
  • Non-surgical spinal decompression therapy (cervical)
  • PLIF (posterior lumbar interbody fusion)
  • Physical Therapy
  • Posterior Cervical Decompression
  • Posterior Cervical Discectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • TLIF (transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion)
  • Traction
  • Upper Back Surgery

Languages

Languages Spoken: English

Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery

Professional Distinctions

  • Fellowship - Spinal Neurosurgery
  • AOSpine North American Education Committee
  • North American Spine Society Evidence-based Guidelines Committee
  • Association Editor: "The Spine Journal" and "Neurosurgery"

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • AOSpine North America
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society