Matthew F. Gary, MD

    Assistant Professor

    Emory University Department of Neurosurgery

    Assistant Professor

    Emory University Department of Orthopedics

    Education

    • BS, University of Florida, 2004
    • MD, University of Florida, 2008
    • Residency, Emory University, 2014
    • Neurosurgical Spine Fellowship, University of Miami, 2015

    Biography

    Honors/Awards

    • Congress of Neurological Surgeons Sherry Apple Resident Research Award, 2013
    • Georgia Neurosurgical Society Best Resident Research Presentation Award, 2013
    • Emory University Highest Overall Board Score Award, 2013
    • University of Florida College of Medicine Alpha Omega Alpha, 2007
    • University of Florida College of Medicine Academic Perfection Award, 2004-06
    • University of Florida Medical Guild Medical First Year Basic Science Award, 2005
    • University of Florida Two-Year Scholar, 2004
    • University of Florida Presidents Honor Roll, 2002-04
    • University of Pittsburgh Dean’s Honor List, 2001-02
    • University of Pittsburgh University Scholar, 2001
    • AP National Scholar, 2001
    • Vitas Hospice Volunteer of the Month, 2001

    Memberships

    • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
    • Congress of Neurological Surgeons

    Publications

    • Gary MF, Wang MY.  Techniques for avoiding psoas muscle and lumbosacral plexus injury.  Chapter in the Lateral Approach.  Editors Wang MY, Sama A and Uribe JS.  2016. (Submitted)
    • Gary MF, Wang MY.  Adjacent level disease and proximal junctional kyphosis.  Chapter in the Lateral Approach.  Editors Wang MY, Sama A and Uribe JS.  2016. (Submitted)
    • Gary MF, Wang MY.  Approaching a deformity from the concavity versus convexity.  Chapter in the Lateral Approach.  Editors Wang MY, Sama A and Uribe JS.  2016. (Submitted)
    • Gary MF, Smith JS, Deckey JE. Radiographs in the workup of the spine surgery patient.  Clinical Decision Support. 2016. (Accepted)
    • Gary MF, Wang MY.  Awake Spinal Surgery.  Contemp Spine Surg. 2016. (Accepted)
    • Holland CM, Bass DI, Gary MF, Howard BM, Refai D.  Thoracic Lateral Extracavitary Corpectomy for Anterior Column Reconstruction with Expandable and Static Titanium Cages: Clinical Outcomes and Surgical Considerations in a Consecutive Case Series.  Clin Neurol and Neurosurg. 2014 Feb; 129:37-43.
    • Gary MF*, Viggeswarapu M*, Oliver C, Teklemariam M, Sangadala S, Titus L, Boden SD.  LMP knockout mice have reduced spine trabecular bone density on micro-computed tomography due to decreased BMP responsiveness.  Neurosurgery. 2014 Aug;61 Suppl 1:182-6.
    • Ormond DR, Bouras A, Moore M, Gary M, Province P, Prabhu R, Egan KM, Rangaraju S, Appin, C, Hadjipanayis C, Nabors B, Voloschin A, Olson JJ:  Central Nervous System and Peripheral Nerve Tumors in Gansler T (ed) American Cancer Society Textbook of Cancer, Accepted February 20, 2014, In Press.
    • Reisner A, Gary MF, Chern JJ, Grattan-Smith D.  Spinal cord infarction following minor trauma in children: Fibrocartilagenous embolism as a putative cause. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2013 Apr;11(4):445-50.
    • Fernandez HH, See RH, Gary MF, Bowers D, Rodriguez RL, Jacobson C, and Okun MS.  Depressive symptoms in Parkinson disease correlate with impaired global and specific cognitive performance.  J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol. 2009 Dec;22(4):223-7.

    Abstracts

    • Baum GR, Gary MF, Barrow DL, Pradilla G. Factors Related to External Ventricular Drain-associated Infections at Grady Memorial Hospital. Science of GME. Atlanta, GA. June 2014.
    • Gary MF, Viggeswarapu M, Oliver C, Bargouti M, Teklemariam M, Sangadala S, Titus L, Boden SD. LMP knockout mice have reduced spine trabecular bone density on micro-computed tomography due to decreased BMP responsiveness. Congress of Neurologic Surgeons Annual Meeting. San Francisco, California. Oct 2013.
    • C. Oliver, M. Viggeswarapu, M.F. Gary, M. Bargouti, M. Teklemariam, S. Sangadala, L. Titus, S.D. Boden. Pdlim7 (LMP) Knock-Out Mice Display Decreased Trabecular Bone Density in the Spine and Femur with Micro-Computed Tomography. American Association for Laboratory Animal Science 64th National Meeting. October 2013.
    • M. Viggeswarapu, M.F. Gary, C. Oliver, M. Bargouti, M. Teklemariam, S. Sangadala, L. Titus, S.D. Boden. Pdlim7 (LMP) Knock-Out Mice Display a Significant Decrease in Trabecular Bone Volume. The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Annual Meeting. October 2013.
    • Gary MF, Holland CM, Refai D. Anterior versus Lateral Extracavitary Approach for Thoracic Corpectomy: A Retrospective Review of Consecutive Cases. Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves. March 2013.
    • Gary MF, Chern JJ, Grattan-Smith D, Kebriaei M, Reisner A. Spinal Cord Infarction Following Minor Trauma in Children: Fibrocartilaginous Embolism as a Putative Cause. 41st Annual Meeting of the AANS/CNS Section on Pediatric Neurosurgery. St. Louis, MO. November 2012.
    • Kebriaei M, Arenivas A, Reisner A, Gary MF, Burks K, Bearden DJ, Burns TC, Chern JJImpact of Hydrocephalus, Birth Weight, and Epilepsy on Intellectual Ability in Cerebral Palsy. 41st Annual Meeting of the AANS/CNS Section on Pediatric Neurosurgery. St. Louis, MO. November 2012.
    • Gary MF, Riley J, Boulis NM. Novel Approaches to Improve Percutaneous Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation: A Retrospective Series. Congress of Neurologic Surgeons Annual Meeting. San Francisco, California. Oct 16-21, 2010.
    • Gary MF, Seignourel P, Crucian GP, Williams LN, Okun MS, Fernandez HH. Depression in Parkinson's Disease Tracks Cognitive Decline Globally. 58th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology. San Diego, CA. April 2006.

    Presentations

    • Gary MF, Holland CM, Olson JJ. Intra-operative neuronavigation utilizing coregistered functional and diffusion tensor MRI for the resection of lesions adjacent to eloquent cerebral structures: Implementation and initial experience. Georgia Neurosurgical Society, Atlanta, GA. December 2014.
    • Gary MF, Viggeswarapu M, Oliver C, Bargouti M, Teklemariam M, Sangadala S, Titus L, Boden SD. LMP knockout mice have reduced spine trabecular bone density on micro-computed tomography due to decreased BMP responsiveness. Congress of Neurologic Surgeons Annual Meeting. San Francisco, California. Oct 2013.
    • Gary MF, Boden SD, Sreedhara Sangadala. The molecular basis for disc degeneration and the search for novel therapies. Georgia Neurosurgical Society Spring Meeting, Sea Island, GA. May 2013.
    • Gary MF, Boden SD, Sreedhara Sangadala. Small molecule therapies for treatment of disc degeneration. Neurosurgery Grand Rounds, Atlanta, GA. May 2013.
    • Gary MF, Holland CM, Refai D. Anterior versus Lateral Extracavitary Approach for Thoracic Corpectomy: A Retrospective Review of Consecutive Cases. Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, Phoenix, AZ. March 2013.
    • Gary MF, Chern JJ, Grattan-Smith D, Reisner A. Spinal Cord Infarction Following Minor Trauma: Fibrocartilaginous Embolism as a Putative Cause. Georgia Neurosurgical Society, Atlanta, GA. November 2012.
    • Gary MF. Inflammatory Pseudotumor in a Patient with a History of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Georgia Neurosurgical Society, Atlanta, GA. November 20, 2010.
    • Gary MF. Os Odontoideum. Neurosurgery Grand Rounds, Atlanta, GA. April 2009.