Matthew G. Ewend, MD, FACS

President, UNC Physicians; Chief Quality and Value Officer, UNC Health Care; Van L. Weatherspoon Jr. Eminent Distinguished Professor
UNC Health Provider
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Specialties
Neurosurgery, Cancer
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMClosed Today Closed Today
Accepting New Patients

Location Information

UNC Hospitals Adult Oncology Clinics
101 Manning Drive
Second Floor
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
US
On Public Transportation, Handicap Accessible
Phone:

Hours

Day of the WeekHours
Monday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

About the Provider

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cancer

Subspecialties

  • Brain Metastases
  • Brain and Pituitary Tumors
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus

Provider Details

Type: Clinician, Researcher
Gender: Male

Additional Practice Locations for Matthew G. Ewend, MD, FACS

About Matthew G. Ewend, MD, FACS

My goal on the first visit is to build a strong relationship with my patient and his or her family. In addition to a thoughtful review of their case, patients can expect an understandable explanation of their condition, discussion of all the treatment options and my opinion as to which option(s) might be best. At UNC, we work in teams to bring you the best care, and I will help you to assemble this team. I pride myself on making the issues of ...
My goal on the first visit is to build a strong relationship with my patient and his or her family. In addition to a thoughtful review of their case, patients can expect an understandable explanation of their condition, discussion of all the treatment options and my opinion as to which option(s) might be best. At UNC, we work in teams to bring you the best care, and I will help you to assemble this team. I pride myself on making the issues of neurosurgery easy to understand for my patients. After all, it isnt really rocket science. I look forward to meeting you.

Medical School

  • Johns Hopkins University, 1986 - 1990

Residency

  • Johns Hopkins University, 1990 - 1996
  • Area: Neurosurgery

Fellowship

  • Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1994 - 1996
  • Area: Neuro-Oncology

Bachelor of Arts

  • Kalamazoo College, 1982 - 1986
  • Area: Mathematics and Health Sciences

Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery, Board Certified, 2001
Endoscopic and minimally invasive surgery of benign and malignant brain tumors including pituitary tumors, meningioma, metastases and primary brain tumors; development of novel neuro-stem cell treatments for brain tumors
Pituitary adenomas, brain metastases, meningiomas, gliomas, trigeminal neuralgia, Chiari malformation, hydrocephalus

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Commercial Plans (Other than Aetna Whole Health)
  • Aetna Whole Health (Tier 2)
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage Plans (Other than Aetna Prime HMO)
  • AmeriHealth Caritas North Carolina Medicaid
  • BCBSNC Commercial Plans
  • North Carolina State Employees Health Benefit Plan (Active employees)
  • BCBSNC Blue Home with UNC Health Alliance
  • BCBSNC Medicare Advantage (Other than Experience Health)
  • Healthy Blue Medicaid
  • Carolina Complete Health Medicaid (Centene)
  • Cigna Commercial Plans (Other than Cigna Connect)
  • Cigna Secure Medicare Advantage
  • Contigo Health Plan (WakeMed employees only)
  • Humana Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Humana Medicare Private Fee-for-Service
  • North Carolina State Employee Health Benefit Plan (Medicare Advantage for retirees)
  • Liberty Advantage Medicare Advantage
  • MedCost PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Commercial Plans
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage
  • UnitedHealthcare Exchange (ACA) Plans
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan Medicaid
  • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network
  • WellCare of North Carolina Medicaid
* Coverage for certain behavioral health, Medicare and commercial plans as well as TriCare varies across UNC Health entities. Please call prior to your visit to determine coverage.
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