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Dr. Matthews is a full-time faculty member of Morehouse School of Medicine, Department of Surgery. He was appointed Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery in February, 2007. Dr. Matthews serves as a surgical critical care and trauma surgeon. Dr. Matthews received his medical degree in May 1989 from the University of Mississippi. He completed his surgical residency training at Morehouse School of Medicine in 1997; with prior residency training from Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, Western Care Reserve System in Youngstown, Ohio and the District of Columbia General Hospital in Washington, D.C.
In June 2004, Dr. Matthews completed a two year surgical critical care fellowship at the Mayo Clinical College of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota. In 2003, he became a diplomate of the American Board of Surgery receiving certification in both General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.