New Jersey Laparoscopic Associates LLC. is happy to extend a warm welcome to our new associate, Brian Matier, M.D. FACS.
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 with a multi-specialty group 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 residency 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 training other surgeons in minimally invasive surgery. 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. He was the first surgeon to offer this procedure for fecal incontinence, in the Western NY area.
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.
He is participating with most insurance plans and is always accepting new patients. Appointments can be arranged at our Glen Ridge office, 230 Sherman Ave. Suite C. Glen Ridge, NJ 07028, by calling (973) 744-8585