More About Our Bariatric Surgeon, Matthew Hubbard, MD

Matthew O. Hubbard, MD, MS, FACS, is an experienced fellowship-trained minimally invasive (laparoscopic) surgeon. Prior to coming to Einstein, Dr. Hubbard worked at Yale University School of Medicine where he honed techniques in advanced hernia surgery as well as managing a successful weight loss surgery practice, offering comprehensive care to those suffering from obesity.

Dr. Hubbard is also credentialed to perform highly skilled robotic surgery. Dr. Hubbard obtained a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and a master’s degree in entrepreneurship from the University of Notre Dame, and his medical degree from the University of Rochester. Dr. Hubbard completed a residency in general surgery at Case Western Reserve University and a bariatric and minimally-invasive surgery fellowship at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Hubbard previously worked at Yale-New Haven Hospital and the West Haven Veterans Administration Hospital in Connecticut. He is board-certified in general surgery and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Hubbard’s Personal Philosophy on Bariatric Care

Dr. Hubbard’s goal is to provide excellent surgical care using laparoscopic procedures for obesity, including gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy. He strives towards minimizing post-operative pain and getting patients back to their daily routines and jobs in as short a time as possible.

Dr. Hubbard’s research has been published in peer-reviewed journals, he has authored book chapters, he serves on the editorial boards of several surgery journals, and he serves on national committees with SAGES and ASMBS. Dr. Hubbard’s research interests include obesity and surgical weight loss, hernia and surgical outcomes.

Where You Can Find Dr. Hubbard

Dr. Hubbard sees patients at Einstein Medical Center Elkins Park.

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