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​Matt El-Kadi, MD, PhD, FACS

Clinical Professor and Vice Chairman

Neurological Surgery

Chief of Neurosurgery

UPMC Passavant

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Matt El-Kadi, MD, PhD, FACS | UPMC Neurosurgeon

Biography

Dr. El-Kadi is vice chairman and clinical professor of neurological surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and serves as chief of neurosurgery at UPMC Passavant. He specializes in the treatment of complex spine disorders, including spinal fusion and instrumentation, and minimally invasive spinal surgery, with a special interest in the removal of primary and secondary spinal tumors.

Before joining UPMC, Dr. El-Kadi received training in complex spinal surgery at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. After completing his neurosurgery residency training at West Virginia University, he completed a neurosurgery research fellowship at LAC – USC Medical Center and a clinical fellowship in neurosurgery at Hartford Hospital, University of Connecticut. He is board-certified in neurological surgery.

Dr. El-Kadi began his surgical career doing brain surgery, and the minimally invasive techniques used then have served him well as a spine surgeon.

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