neurosurgery



Matthew J. McGirt, MD
Special Interests - Complex and Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery and Spinal Fusion, General Neurosurgery

Fellowship - Spinal Surgery, Johns Hopkins

Residency & Internship - Johns Hopkins Hospital

Medical School - Duke University School of Medicine

Affiliations – Adjunct Research Associate Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Research Fellow, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research; AANS/CNS Joint Spine Section; North American Spine Society (NASS)

Becker's Spine Review - 40 Spine Surgeons Under 40 To Know

Office Locations - Charlotte and Matthews

Download Dr. McGirt's full CV (pdf)

An Incredible Patient Story

Dean Otto was paralyzed after being hit by a truck during a morning bike ride. Within hours, Dr. McGirt, performed spine surgery that gave Dean a chance at a full recovery. One year later, Dean ran the Napa Half Marathon with Dr. McGirt and Will Huffman, the man who hit him. All three men have appeared on local TV as well as the Ellen Degeneres Show and the Sunday Today Show to share this amazing patient success story.

Click the photo below to see the Sunday Today Show story and watch Dean, Dr. McGirt and Will cross the finish line.


Click the photo below to watch Dr. McGirt and
Dean on The Ellen Degeneres Show.
 

Click below to watch the story from WCNC. 


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