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Dr. Matthew T. Neal, MD

Dr. Matthew T. Neal, MD

Neurosurgeon at Mayo Clinic Spine Center

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Meet Dr. Matthew T. Neal, MD

Matthew Neal, M.D. is a board-certified and fellowship-trained neurosurgeon with Mayo Clinic Spine Center.

Dr. Neal at a Glance

  • Dr. Neal's clinical and research interests include minimally invasive spinal surgery, Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) and sports-related spinal injuries.
  • He attended Sewanee-University of the South in Tennessee where he was a Wilkins Scholar and a NCAA football athlete.
  • He serves as Associate Residency Program Director and Director for the Minimally Invasive Spine and Sports Neurosurgery Programs in addition to his clinical duties.

Connect with Dr. Neal regarding your spinal condition. As a former college athlete, he understands how important it is to determine best course of action for your unique circumstance.

Dr. Neal is a member of Mayo Clinic Spine Center

Doctor Quote

I approach each patient like I would a member of my family. I try to avoid surgery. When surgery is necessary, I use the least invasive surgery possible to address the problem.

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Phoenix, AZ

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How Dr. Matthew T. Neal, MD Can Help You

Specialties

  • Neurosurgeon
  • Spine Surgeon

Languages Spoken

  • English

Years in Practice

  • 6 Years

Education

  • Fellowship - Neurosurgery - Complex Spinal Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute
  • Residency - Neurosurgery, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
  • Internship - General Surgery, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
  • Medical School, University of Tennessee College of Medicine
  • Bachelor of Science, Sewanee: The University of the South

Conditions

  • Brain Tumors
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Complex Spinal Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Foot Drop
  • Herniated Disc/Bulging Disc
  • Kyphosis
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Sciatica/Radiculopathy/Leg Pain
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries

Treatments

  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)
  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF)
  • Anterior/Posterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Endoscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Laminectomy
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Lumbar Corpectomy
  • Microdiscectomy/Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck/Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)

Accolades for Dr. Matthew T. Neal, MD

Professional Distinctions

  • Director, Minimally Invasive Spine Program in Mayo Clinic Arizona
  • Director, Sports Neurosurgery Program
  • Associate Chair for Clinical Research, Mayo Clinic Department of Neurosurgery in Arizona
  • Member of Patient Experience Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Arizona

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Member, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Member, American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons - Spine Section
  • Member, North American Spine Society
  • Member, North American Spine Society - Minimally Invasive Spine Section
  • Member, Arizona Medical Association

Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery

Office Information for Dr. Matthew T. Neal, MD

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Mayo Clinic - Phoenix, AZ
5779 E. Mayo Blvd.
Phoenix, AZ 85054
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Primary Location:

Mayo Clinic - Phoenix, AZ
5779 E. Mayo Blvd.
Phoenix, AZ 85054

Hours

Monday: 8:00 – 5:00 MT
Tuesday: 8:00 – 5:00 MT
Wednesday: 8:00 – 5:00 MT
Thursday: 8:00 – 5:00 MT
Friday: 8:00 – 5:00 MT

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Insurance Accepted

  • Most Insurances Accepted

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