Dr. Paul Matz

Dr. Paul Matz

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

Meet Dr. Paul Matz

Dr. Paul Matz is an board certified Neurosurgeon at The Brain and Spine Center at St. Luke's Hospital.

Meet Dr. Matz:

  • Strives to provide patient-centered, evidence-based spine care for degenerative, neoplastic, traumatic, and deformed spinal diseases
  • Currently serving as the chair of the guidelines committee with the North American Spine Society
  • Former associate professor of neurosurgery at the University of Alabama
  • Former staff neurosurgeon and assistant professor of neurosurgery at Stanford University
  • Dr. Paul Matz, MD is a board certified Neurosurgeon with The Brain and Spine Center at St. Luke's Hospital.

Directions to our primary location in

Chesterfield, MO

How Dr. Paul Matz Can Help You


  • Neurosurgeon


  • 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


  • 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

What Patients are Saying About Dr. Paul Matz

  • "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

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

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

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

Insurance Accepted

  • Most Insurance Providers Accepted

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