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Brian Matier MD - Surgery-Bariatric - Glen Ridge

Brian Matier MD

Primary Specialties
  • Surgery-Bariatric
  • Surgery-General
  • Affiliations
    Clara Maass Medical Center

    Primary Office

    Address:
    New Jersey Laparoscopic Associates, LLC
    230 Sherman Ave
    Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
    Fax:
    (973) 771-5382
    Hours:
    Monday - Friday 9am - 4pm
    Web Page:
    www.drballem.com

    Physician Information

    Dr. Matier is a fellowship trained Colon & Rectal Surgeon with board certifications in Colon & Rectal, as well as General Surgery. Prior to joining NJ Laparoscopic Associates, Dr. Matier practiced for 4 years in Buffalo, NY. While in Buffalo, he was appointed to Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University at Buffalo, and was a core faculty member for the Colon and Rectal Surgery fellowship program.

    In addition to a broad clinical practice in colorectal surgery, Dr. Matier’s experience includes presentations at national and regional meetings, hospital grand rounds, and at educational events for training other surgeons. He has also participated in community outreach events, and been featured in the newspaper to educate the public about colorectal cancer treatment and prevention. Dr. Matier completed his surgery residency at Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester, and Danbury Hospital in Connecticut. He then went on to complete his fellowship in Colon & Rectal Surgery at the University at Buffalo.

    He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery, and a member of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. With a special interest in minimally invasive surgery, Dr. Matier employs robotic and laparoscopic approaches to colon and rectal surgeries. He also performs transanal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS) to remove large or complex polyps of the rectum which can not be removed endoscopically.

    Additionally, Dr. Matier offers sacral nerve stimulation, a minimally invasive treatment for fecal incontinence. Dr. Matier treats all forms of colon, rectal and anal diseases including, diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease, cancer, polyps, constipation, fecal incontinence, hemorrhoids, anal fissure, rectal abscess and fistula, warts, and pilonidal disease. He also performs diagnostic and screening colonoscopy. Many treatments can even be done on an outpatient basis, or be performed in the office.

    Experience & Education

    Medical Education: St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies, 2006

    Internship: Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester, New Rochelle NY 2007

    Residency: Sound Shore Medical Center, New Rochelle NY 2010, and Danbury Hospital, Danbury CT 2011

    Fellowship: Colon & Rectal Surgery - University at Buffalo, NY, USA 2012

    Clinical Interests

    Board Certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery, Board Certified General Surgery. Expertise in robotic and minimally invasive surgery, transanal surgery and sacral nerve stimulation for fecal incontinence

    Accepted Health Plans

    Accepted Health Plan information is only as accurate as the most current information submitted. Prior to your appointment, it is advisable to verify with a physician office that they are still a participating provider.
    • Amerigroup
    • Amerihealth
    • Cigna Healthcare
    • Federal Blue Cross PPO
    • GHI- Group Health Incorporated
    • HMO Blue - Medicare Blue
    • Horizon Managed Care
    • Horizon NJ Health
    • Horizon Traditional/Indemnity
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Oxford Health Plans
    • United Health Care

    Publications

    Title: Hand Assisted Laparoscopic (HAL) Multiple Segmental Resections: Are They Feasible and Safe?
    Authors: Taggarshe, D., Attuwaybi, B.A., Matier,B, Visco, J.J., Butler, B.N.
    Publisher: Int. Surg
    Date: 2015
    Issue: 100:632-63