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    Dr. Matthew McDonnell, a board certified Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon, specializes in the surgical treatment of spinal disorders. He specializes in degenerative spinal conditions, traumatic injuries of the spine, and athletic spinal injuries. His areas of expertise include surgery of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine including spinal decompression, fusion, discectomy, artificial disc replacement, and minimally invasive surgery. He treats conditions such as stenosis, myelopathy, radiculopathy, disc herniation, spondylolisthesis, scoliosis and fractures of both the spine and the extremities.

    Dr. Matthew McDonnell, MD was named a Jersey Choice Top Doctor in 2019 by NJ Monthly magazine.

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    Special Clinical Interests

    Conditions treated: Degenerative Conditions of the Neck and Back, Lumbar Disc Herniation, Cervical Disc Herniation, Spinal Stenosis, Radiculopathy, Myelopathy, Spondylolisthesis, Scoliosis, Disc Degeneration, Spine Fractures and Spinal Trauma, Extremity Fractures, Sports Injuries to the Spine, Auto Accidents and Work Injuries Surgeries performed: Lumbar Microdiscetomy, Anterior Cervical Fusion (ACDF), Posterior Cervical Fusion Surgery, Cervical Disc Replacement, Laminoplasty, Laminoforaminotomy, Spinal Decompression (Laminectomy), Lumbar Fusion, ALIF (Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion), TLIF (Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion), XLIF (Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion), Kyphoplasty, Revision Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Mazor Robotic Surgery, Scoliosis Surgery, Fracture Fixation, ORIF

  • Fellowship

    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital/Rothman Institute - 2014

    Medical School

    Rutgers New Jersey Medical School - 2007


    Orthopaedic Surgery, Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital - 2008


    Orthopaedic Surgery, Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital - 2012


    Orthopaedic Trauma, Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital - 2013