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Matthew M. Wetzel, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Neurological Surgery

Areas of Interest

  • Spinal surgery and reconstruction
  • Spinal fusion and instrumentation
  • Spinal tumors
  • Lumbar microdiscectomy and laminectomy
  • Anterior cervical discectomy
  • Peripheral nerve surgery
  • Primary and metastatic brain tumor surgery
Matthew M. Wetzel, MD | UPMC Neurosurgeon


Dr. Wetzel is clinical assistant professor of neurological surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He received his medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore and completed the seven-year neurological surgery residency program at UPMC. He is board-certified in neurological surgery.

Dr. Wetzel resides in Greensburg and practices in Westmoreland and Indiana counties. He is on the medical staff at Latrobe Area Hospital, Westmoreland Hospital, and Indiana Regional Medical Center (IRMC) and sees outpatients at the Westmoreland County Community Neurosurgery Center in Greensburg, the UPMC Urgent Care Center in North Huntingdon, and the Human Motion Institute at IRMC.

 Dr. Wetzel has co-authored or authored several articles and publications.

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