Matthew Recker, MD

Dr. Matthew Recker grew up in Central Pennsylvania and completed his undergraduate education at the University of Pittsburgh, graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience. He earned his Medical Doctorate from Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society for his academic achievements. He also received the Alpha Omega Alpha Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowship for his work investigating the mTOR signaling pathway and its link to axonal regeneration after spinal cord injury.  Dr. Recker has a particular interest in providing surgical care to the developing world and is considering specialized training in pediatric neurosurgery, skull base neurosurgery, and neurosurgical oncology.