Matthew McGirt, MD, FAANS
Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates
Charlotte, NC

About Matthew McGirt, MD, FAANS

Dr. Matthew J. McGirt is a neurosurgeon at Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates in Charlotte. He is also a Neurosurgery Adjunct Research Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Dr. McGirt is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery.

Dr. McGirt received his medical degree from the Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, NC. After medical school, he went on to complete a surgical internship, followed by a neurological surgery residency, then a Spine Fellowship—all at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD.

Dr. McGirt is an accomplished author and researcher, having produced more than 250 peer-reviewed publications. He is also a seasoned speaker, and has delivered more than 220 platform presentations at spine and neurological meetings across the United States and internationally.

In addition to his memberships to the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), North American Spine Society (NASS), AANS/CNS Joint Spine Section, and AO Spine North America, Dr. McGirt is a board member for the Ruben J. Williams Foundation, a non-profit that facilitates surgical care in East Africa.

Articles Reviewed by Matthew McGirt, MD, FAANS

Findings Support Safety of Outpatient Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion

Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) can safely be performed in the outpatient setting.

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