Dr. Paul Matz, MD

Dr. Paul Matz, MD

Neurosurgeon at The Brain and Spine Center at St. Luke's Hospital

Meet Dr. Paul Matz, MD

Dr. Matz is a board-certified and fellowship-trained neurosurgeon with the Brain and Spine Center at St. Luke's Hospital.

He strives to provide patient-centered and evidence-based spine care for degenerative, neoplastic, traumatic, and deformed spinal diseases.

Dr. Matz at a Glance

  • Dr. Matz serves as the chair of the guidelines committee with the North American Spine Society.
  • He is formerly an associate professor of neurosurgery at the University of Alabama and Stanford University.

For cutting-edge back and neck care, talk to Dr. Matz.

Dr. Matz is a member of The Brain and Spine Center at St. Luke's Hospital

Directions to our primary location in

Chesterfield, MO

How Dr. Paul Matz, MD Can Help You


  • Neurosurgeon


  • Accident and Injury Care
  • Acute and Chronic Pain
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arm Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Brain Injuries
  • Brain and Spinal Tumors
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Complex Spinal Disorders
  • 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 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
  • Spine Conditions
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Spinal Disorders
  • Trauma
  • Vertebral subluxation
  • Whiplash


  • ALIF: Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Anterior / Posterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy / Decompression
  • BMP (Bone Morphogenetic Protein)
  • 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
  • Minimally Invasive Procedures
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Myelotomy
  • Neck Surgery
  • 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 Pain
  • Upper Back Surgery

What Patients are Saying About Dr. Paul Matz, MD

  • "Had to walk with a cane. I couldn't stand strait up at any time. Legs would give out. Feet would lock up. Couldn't even go to the store for a loaf of bread without a cart to hold me up ! The day after my surgery Im out walking my dog ! Do you know why ? Because I can ! Thank you doc ! Wven my dog thanks you ! Lol it's so nice to stand up strait ! All my family ans friends can not believe the new Bob ! And the pain is so much less I can't even explain jow much this has changed my life ! Thanks again Dr. Matz"
    — Paul, Google Review
  • "Amazing surgeon!"
    — Shirley, Google Review
  • "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"
    — Kellie, HealthGrades.com Review

Accolades for Dr. Paul Matz, MD

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

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery

Office Information for Dr. Paul Matz, MD

232 South Woods Mill Road
Suite 400 East
Chesterfield, MO 63017
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Primary Location:

232 South Woods Mill Road
Suite 400 East
Chesterfield, MO 63017


Monday: 8:30 - 4:30
Tuesday: 8:30 - 4:30
Wednesday: 8:30 - 4:30
Thursday: 8:30 - 4:30
Friday: 8:30 - 4:30

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